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SOIL MECHANICS LAB

 

COURSES OFFERED

  •  ETCE260:-GeoTechnical Lab-I
  • ETEN351:- Materials Testing Lab-I

 

EQUIPMENTS AVAILABLE

S.No.

Equipments

1.

Hot air Oven
605x605x605mm
605x910x605

2.

Electronic Balance of capacity 500gm with sensitivity 0.02gm

3.

Liquid Limit Device Apparatus

4.

Cone Penetration Apparatus

5.

Plastic Limit Apparatus

6.

Shrinkage Limit Apparatus

7.

Standard Test Sieves (with Pan and Covers for each set) as per IS 460 (Part-I) or IS 460 (Part-II)

8.

Sieve Shaker (Motorised)

  1. For 200mm sieve.
  2. For 300mm sieve.
  3. For 450mm sieve.
9.

Grain Size Distribution Apparatus
(i)Hydro meter method
(ii) Hydro glass –jar
(iii)Constant temperature bath

10.

Proctor penetro meter
(i)Spring type
(ii)Hydraulic type

11.

Permeability Apparatus

12.

Laboratory California Bearing Ratio (CBR) Apparatus

13.

Direct Shear Apparatus

14.

Laboratory Vane Sheer Test Apparatus

15.

Unconfined Compressive strength Apparatus

16.

Sand Pouring Cylinder Apparatus

17.

Pyecnomete

18.

Density bottle (Borosil)
(i)50ml denisity Bottle
(ii)100mi denisity bottle

19

Consolidation Apparatus

20

Tri axial Shear Test Apparatus

21.

Pore water pressure Apparatus

22.

Sampling Kit for 38mm diameter Soil Specimen.  It shall consists of the following for undisturbed soil samples:-

  1. Rocks type extractor.
  2. Split moulds 38mm diameter X 76mm long.
  3. Sampling tube 38mm diameter X 85mm long.
  4. Sampling tube 38mm diameter X 150mm long.
  5. Sampling tube 38mm diameter X 200mm long.

Jarring Link, small with adapter for sampling tubes.

23.

Open drive thin Walled sampler one each

24.

Sampling Kit for 100mm Sampler

25.

Hydraulic Extruder( Motorized cum Hand Operated)
i)Rack Type
ii)Screw Type

26.

Soil Trimmer

27.

Constant Volume moulds
i)Mould suitable for 38 mm dia. x76 mm long soil specimen.
ii) Mould suitable for 50 mm dia. x100 mm long soil specimen.
iii) Mould suitable for 75 mm dia. x150 mm long soil specimen.
iv) Mould suitable for 75 mm dia. x150 mm long soil specimen.

28.

Rapid Moisture Meter

29.

Infrared Moisture Meter

30.

Cone Penetration Apparatus

31.

Standard Test Sieves (with Pan and Covers for each set) as per IS 460 (Part-I) or IS 460 (Part-II)

32.

Constant temperature bath:- Internal dimensions 600mm X 300mm X 380mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERIMENTS

S.No.

Experiments

1.

To determine the moisture content of a soil sample by the oven drying method.

2.

To determine the specific gravity of soil particle using a densioty bottle.

3.

To determine the particle-size distribution of a soil containing particle ranging from gravel to clay by mechanical analysis Mechanical analysis.

4.

To determine the liquid limit of a soil using the casagrande liquid limit Apparatus.

5.

To determine the permeability of a soil using the permeameter.  To determine the relationship between vertical pressure and void ratio of a soil and also the coefficient of consolidation using the Jodhpur consolidometer.

6.

To determine the relation between moisture content and density of soil and to determine the optimum moisture content to give maximum dry density by the standard proctor Test.

7.

To determine the dry density of natural of compacted soil in soil sand replacement method.

8.

To determine the shear strength parameter of a soil by untrained, direct shear Test.

 

 

 

 

 
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