Civil Engineering: Facilities & Assets



Un tune with the latest advancements, the labs use state-of-the-art equipment to impart hands-on training to the students so that they can be absorbed into the industry quickly and smoothly. The department has the appropriate licenses for teh latest STAAD Pro software from Bentley, along with all the necessary modules.


1. Survey Lab


  • To have the ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to understand the measurement techniques and equipment used in land surveying.
  • To gain an appreciation of the need for lifelong learning through the discussion of recent changes in survey procedures and equipment.
  • To have the ability to use techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • To have the ability to function as a member of a team
  • To understand the importance of professional licensure to protect the public in the practice of land surveying.
Equipment / Instruments
      • Chains, tapes, ranging rods & arrows
      • Cross staffs, prismatic compass, optical squares,
      • Plane table sets,
      • Dumpy levels, leveling staffs,
      • Vernier theodolite,
      • Planimeter and total station
      • Handheld GPS

2. Strength of Materials Lab


  • To demonstrate the basic principles in the area of strength and mechanics of materials and structural analysis through a series of experiments.
  • To know the Properties of the materials for designing the durable components structures
Equipment / Instruments
    • Universal Testing Machine
    • Torsion Testing Machine,
    • UTM with computer attached useful to conduct bearing test,
    • Hardness testing machine
    • Impact testing machine
  • 3. Auto CAD Laboratory


    • To enable students to create basic 2D drawing in AutoCAD.
    • To ensure all the commands in AutoCAD software.
    • To draw the cross-sections, elevations and plans of buildings.
    • To draw doors and windows for building elevation./li>
    Recommended Systems / Software Requirements
    • Intel based desktop PC.
    • Auto CAD software

    4.Engineering Geology Laboratory


    • To understand the role of geology in the design and construction process of underground openings in rock.
    • To apply geologic concepts and approaches on rock engineering projects.
    • To identify and classify rock using basic geologic classification systems.
    • To use the geologic literature to establish the geotechnical framework needed to properly design and construct heavy civil works rock projects.
    • To identify and characterize intact rock/rock mass properties.
    Equipment / Materials Available


    • 100 rock samples.
    • 100 mineral samples.
    • Various fold and fault models.
    • Difference geological maps including toposheets.


    • Petrological Microscope
    • Geological Models and Maps
    • Resisitvity meter

    5. Fluid mechanics and Hydraulic Machinery Laboratory

    • To study the phenomena and effects of flow of fluids and polymers by using experimental measurements.
    • Acquire the understanding of fluid mechanics system.
    • To determine the fluid characteristic velocity and distance.
    1. Impact of Jet Apparatus.
    2. Bernoulli`s Apparatus.
    3. Orifice and Jet Apparatus.
    4. Pelton, Francis and Kaplan turbines.
    5. Centrifugal and Reciprocating pumps.
    6. Orifice and setup and Reciprocating pumps.
    7. Hydraulic Jump
    8. water Hammer

    6. Geotechnical EngineeringLaboratory



    • To provide civil engineering students with the basic knowledge to carry out field investigations and to identify soils in geotechnical engineering practice.
    • To educate civil engineering students in performing and interpreting laboratory tests for evaluating subgrade performance and for pavement design.
    • Unconfined compression testing machine.
    • Consolidation testing machine, Automatic compactor.
    • Direct shear testing machine, Vane Shear Apparatus.
    • Sand Replacement apparatus, Core-Cutter apparatus.
    • Apparatus to determine atterberg's limits & permeability testing apparatus.

    7. Construction Technology and Highway materials Laboratory


    • To know the testing and inspection of concrete and concrete aggregates in obtaining quality construction.
    • To assess the various fresh and hardened concrete properties that may affect the performance of concrete members.
    • To study the behavior of various highway materials like bitumen using experiments
    • Construction Technology Laboratory: Vicat's Needle Apparatus, Variable Flow Air Permeability Apparatus, Le Chatlier Apparatus, Slump test Apparatus, Compaction Factor apparatus, Longitudal Compressometer, Motorised Sieve Shaker, Planetary Mixer, Vibration Machine and Bulking of Sand Apparatus etc.
    • Highway materials Laboratory: Deval's Attrition testing Machine, Aggregate Impact Testing Machine, Los-Angles Abrasion Testing Machine, Shape test equipment, Ductility testing machine, Penetrometer etc

    8. Environmental Engineering Laboratory 

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    • To perform various tests on drinking water and sewage samples to check pH value, total dissolved solids, BOD and COD, total suspended particles etc. as per BIS standard.
    • It helps in to assess the water quality standard of the region, pollution load in sewage and working efficiency of sewage and other water treatment unit.
    • PH meter, turbidity meter and conductivity meter.
    • BOD incubator.
    • COD Digester.
    • Micro balancer.
    • Jar test apparatus.
    • Titration Equipment setup.


    M.Tech Laboratories:

    9. Advanced Concrete Laboratory



    • To determine the quality of concrete using compressive strength of concrete, tensile strength of concrete, workability test, design mix, modulus of rupture of concrete.
    • To know the physical properties of cement and concrete.
    • 150mm size moulds.
    • Compaction factor apparatus.
    • Compression test on cement and concrete.
    • Consistency and flow table test.
    • J-ring test apparatus.
    • Rebound hammers testing apparatus.
    • Slump test and specific gravity of aggregate apparatus

    10 . Laboratory



    • To enable students to create basic 2D and 3D drawing in AutoCAD.
    • To ensure all the commands in AutoCAD software.
    • To draw the cross-sections, elevations and plans of buildings.
    • To draw the structures in STAADPRO software.
    Recommended Systems / Software Requirements
    • Intel based desktop PC.
    • Auto CAD software.
    • STAADPRO software