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Department of Civil Engineering

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Department Facilities

Department of Civil Engineering has seven laboratories. This include Strength of Materials Lab, Geotechnical Lab, Transportation Lab, Survey Lab, Environmental Engineering Lab, Concrete Lab and CACE Lab. The laboratories of the department have state-of-the art equipmentsandare made available for the regular academic work and for the research works. The following laboratories are managed by the department.

  • Strength of Materials Lab
  • The laboratory has facilities for conducting practical classes for undergraduate programs. The undergraduate students are being encouraged to take up topics in the field of Structural Engineering for their project work by making use of facilities available in the laboratory.

    Various equipment available in the lab are:
    1. Computerized UTM of capacity 120 T
    2. Universal testing machine of capacity 60T
    3. Torsion testing machine
    4. Impact testing machine
    5. Brinell hardness testing machine
    6. Rockwell hardness testing machine
    7. Spring testing machine
    8. Torsion Pendulum
    9. Test set up for finding Moment of Inertia for fly wheel
    10. A uni-axial horizontal shake table with maximum acceleration of 2.0g and maximum load carrying capacity of 60kg has been installed recently. NI Data Acquisition system, high sensitivity accelerometers and modally tuned impact hammer are the additional features.

  • Geotechnical Engineering Lab:
  • The laboratory has facilities for conducting practical classes for undergraduate programs, post graduate programmes and for doing various consultancy works in the field of soil mechanics. The undergraduate students are being encouraged to take up topics in the field of Geotechnical Engineering for their project work by making use of facilities available in the laboratory.

    Various equipment available in the lab are:
    1. Sets of Sieves
    2. Hydrometer
    3. Pycnometer
    4. Liquid limit device
    5. Plastic limit device
    6. Shrinkage limit testing apparatus
    7. Core cutter
    8. Sand replacement apparatus
    9. Permeability testing apparatus (Constant head & Variable head)
    10. Proctor compaction apparatus
    11. Modified Proctor Compaction apparatus
    12. CBR testing apparatus
    13. Tri-axial testing machine
    14. Direct shear apparatus
    15. UCC apparatus
    16. Vane shear
    17. Standard Penetration test apparatus
    18. Hot air oven

  • Transportation Lab
  • The Transportation Engineering Laboratory is equipped with facilities for testing of Aggregates, Bitumen and Soil. The Laboratory is fully equipped for conduct of regular experiments at UG level.

    Various equipment available in the lab are:
    1. Los Angeles Abrasion testing machine
    2. CBR testing machine
    3. Aggregate Impact testing machine
    4. Sieve set and sieve shaker
    5. Flakiness and Elongation testing apparatus
    6. Angularity number testing apparatus
    7. Pensky Marten Flash and Fire point apparatus
    8. Penetrometer
    9. Softening point testing apparatus
    10. Constant temperature water bath
    11. Brooke field Viscometer
    12. Dynamic cone penetrometer
    13. Modified MERLIN Roughness testing machine
    14. Bitumen Extractor

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The Head, Department of Civil Engineering

Government Engineering College Barton Hill
Kunnukuzhi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

+91-497-543245
cehod@gecbh.ac.in

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