Laboratory Resources

Laboratory Resources

The department of Civil Engineering is equipped with Strength of Materials lab, Construction Practice Lab, Surveying lab, Fluid Mechanics lab, Auto CAD Lab, Computer Applications in Civil Engineering Practice Lab

  • Strength of Materials lab:

The understanding of the structure, physical and mechanical properties and behaviour of engineering materials is at the very core of engineering design. A command of this knowledge is essential for all civil engineers. This laboratory provides a hands-on experience with the testing and evaluation of civil engineering materials including steel, wood, and cements, Aluminium, Brass and Brick, sand, clay, fine aggregates, course aggregates and water.

 The Strength of Materials Lab has the following major equipment for testing materials required for construction.

  • Universal Testing Machine
  • Impact Testing Machine
  • Torsion Testing Machine
  • Compression Testing Machine
  • Rockwell Hardness Testing Machine
  • Attrition Testing Machine
  • Abrasion Testing Machine
  • Direct Shear Testing Machine
  • Construction Practice Lab:

Diploma holders in Civil Engineering are supposed to supervise construction of buildings. To perform above task, it is essential that students should have knowledge of various sub components of buildings like foundations, walls, roofs, stair cases, floors etc., and their constructional details. Therefore, the subject of Construction Practice is very important for Civil Engineering diploma holders.

            The Construction Practice Lab has the following major apparatus

  • Slump cone apparatus
  • Compaction factor apparatus
  • Sieve test for fine aggregate
  • Sieve test for coarse aggregate
  • Vee- Bee Consistometer
  • Rebound Hammer
  • Apparatus to find Flakiness index, Elongation index and Angularity number for Coarse Aggregate
  • Bar bending tool/machine
  • Surveying lab:

The important functions of a diploma civil engineer includes the jobs of detailed surveying, plotting of survey data, preparation of survey maps and setting out works. Field work should be a selected one so that student can check his work and have an idea of the results the extent of error in the work done by him. As far as possible, the surveys done should be got plotted, as this will also reveal errors in the work and develop skill in plotting. Stress has been given to the development of the skill in each type of survey like Theodolite surveying, Tachometric surveying and surveying using Total station that the Civil Engineering diploma holder will normally be called upon to perform.

The Surveying lab has the following major apparatus.

  • Hand held GPS
  • Total station
  • Prismatic Compasses
  • Dumpy Levels
  • Tilting levels
  • Transit Theodolites

Also, our curriculum has one-week survey camp in the fourth semester. In the camp, students are given practices to meet the competitive world.

  • Fluid Mechanics lab:

Subject of hydraulics lab is a practical subject deals with basic concepts and principles in hydrostatics, hydro-kinematics and hydrodynamics and their application in solving fluid flow problems.

The Hydraulics Lab has the following machines.

  • Venturimeter and Orifice meter
  • Pipe Friction Apparatus
  • Centrifugal Pump
  • Reciprocating Pump
  • Pelton Wheel Turbine
  • Francis Turbine
  • Bernoulli’s Apparatus
  • Orifice and Mouth piece apparatus
  • Notch Apparatus
  • Auto CAD Lab

Computers play a very vital role in present day life, more so, in all the professional life of engineering. In order to enable the students use the computers effectively in drafting, this course offers Computer Aided Drafting of various drawings in civil engineering. Also includes drawings of Public Health Engineering, bridge engineering and structural Engineering. Our lab is equipped with Auto CAD 2022 version.

  • Computer Applications in Civil Engineering Practice Lab

Computers play a very vital role in present day life, more so, in all the professional life of engineering. In order to enable the students use the computers effectively in problem solving, this course offers various engineering applications of computers in civil engineering.

Applications are used to solve problems involving estimation, analysis and design; generation of detailed drawings for given specification and Preparation of Bar Bending schedule; carry out the analysis and design of RCC structures; develop the CPM / PERT Network for the proposed simple building project

Softwares used are as follows.

  • Microsoft Office
  • GANTT Project