Civil Engineering

Soil Mechanics Laboratory


About the Laboratory


The Soil Mechanics Laboratory is fairly well-equipped to cater to curricular needs of students. Further, the Department has already indented Vane Shear Test Apparatus, Sand Replacement Test Apparatus, Core Cutter to bolster the existing lab facility.
These are expected to be installed by March 2020. 


No of Equipments:29


Below is the list of equipments that are already present as on date:


Sr. No.

Name of Equipment

1.

Speedy moisture tester (super quality)

2.

Pycnometer

3.

Test sieves brass frame

As per IS: 460, w/o joint in frame, machine made wire mesh.

Sizes: 2mm, 600micron, 425micron, 212micron, 75micron and  pan & lid

Set of Coarse Sieve comprising sizes:

20mm, 10mm , 4.75mm& lid & pan of 300mm

4.

Motorised Sieve Shaker

5.

Attenberg (Liquid Limit) limit Device with counter

6.

Plastic Limit Apparatus

7.

Shrinkage Limit Apparatus

8.

Standard Proctor Compaction mould

9.

Modified Proctor compaction mould

10.

Unconfined Compression Tester Proving ring type          

11.

Aluminium moisture container

2” x 1”

3” x 1”

4” x 1”

12.

GI Tray

Size

12’’ x 18’’

18’’ x 24”

13.

Glass plate 450mmsq

14.

Vacuum pump ( Motorised)

15.

Sliding wrench (10")

16.

Measuring Cylinder “Borosil” 1000ml, 500ml, 250ml, 100ml

17.

Trowel

18.

Polythene wash bottle (Squeeze Bottle)

19.

Porcelain evaporating Dish

20.

Electric Oven : Hot Air Oven

Inner chamber size 24’’ x 24” x 36”

Fitted with motorised air circulation system & inner chamber of stainless steel with digital controller cum indicator.

21.

Plain Desiccators.

Plastic with transparent Top- 12’’

22.

Heater electric

23.

Electronic Digital Balance cap. (200gm x 1 mg)

24.

Digital direct reading type electronic digital balance

25.

Hand operated Extractor

26.

Permeability Apparatus — for determining coefficient of permeability by constant head permeameter and variable head permeameter.

27.

Spatula (6”, 8”)

28.

Volumetric Flask with stopper. 250 ML, 500 ML, 1000 ML

29.

Graduated pipette. Capacity: 5 ML, 10 ML


Laboratory In-Charge

# Name
1 Dr. Kiran Yarrakula

Laboratory Assistant

# Name
1 Mr. Probir Mandal