Laboratories

  • Structural Engineering Laboratory
  • Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory
  • CADD Laboratory
  • Strength of Materials Laboratory
  • Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
  • Environmental Engineering Laboratory
  • Concrete and Highway Engineering Laboratory
  • Survey Laboratory

Structural Engineering Laboratory serves as a wide spectrum of activities covering those related to teaching, research, and consultancy. The primary activities include experimental studies on model structural elements and assemblies under various static and dynamic loading conditions. With the available test area, state-of-the-art load-displacement-controlled equipment for load application, data acquisition and monitoring, the laboratory represents a distinctive facility for large and scaled investigation of the load-deformation behavior of structures.

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Name of the Equipment

1

Rebound hammer (NDT)

2

Ultrasonic pulse velocity tester

3

Loading frame

4

Vibration analyzer

5

Demec gauge

6

Strong floor

7

Hydraulic jack

8

Load cell

9

Proving ring

10

Electrical strain guage with indicator

11

Clinometer

12

Vibration exciter

13

Vibration meter

14

FFT Analyser

 

Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory of the department of Civil Engineering is fully equipped with all the necessary equipment along with their accessories, required for B.E Civil and Mechanical Engineering courses in the syllabus.

The laboratory is kept in pace with the modern technological advancements by updating and purchasing new equipment whenever it is required. The laboratory includes Flow measurement set-ups and turbo machines. The laboratory experiments include the study of open channel flow, closed conduit flow, pump and turbine characteristics which helps the students to acquire thorough knowledge on the practical utility of these devices in the field.

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Name of the Equipment 

1

Closed circuit calibration rig for Orifice meter

2

Closed circuit calibration rig for Venturimeter

3

Measuring frictional losses in pipe lines

4

Close circuit reciprocating pump test rig – 1HP

5

Closed circuit Frances turbine test rig 2HP

6

Centrifugal pump test rig – 3HP

7

Submersible pump test rig – 1HP

8

Rota meter test rig – 1 line

9

V.Kaplan turbine test rig – 2HP

10

Closed circuit pelton wheel turbine test rig 2HP

11

Gear oil pump

12

Closed circuit Bernoulli’s theorem apparatus

13

Closed circuit apparatus for measuring losses in pipe lines due to bends Elbows sudden expansion and sudden contraction – 1 line

14

Meta centric height apparatus

15

Closed circuit notch’s tank apparatus

16

Closed circuit Jet on vane apparatus

17

Triple open channel flow apparatus

18

Closed circuit pitot tube apparatus  (Measurement of velocity)

19

Closed circuit deep well turbine pump test rig

20

Closed circuit/ Multistage/single speed/centrifugal pump test rig 1HP

21

Stop watch “RACER” Make

22

Closed circuit Mouth piece and orifice

CADD Laboratory provides a modern facility for instruction in a variety of computer software packages. The lab is equipped with more than 45 computer systems with high end latest configuration hardware. The software available includes STAAD Pro, REVIT Architecture, REVIT Structural, AutoCAD, Primavera, REVIT MEP and ANSYS 14, 3D Studio Max.

PG LABORATORY

PG laboratory is equipped with Civil 3D with AutoCAD, Primavera, ANSYS, STAAD PRO, SCAADS Design & Drafting Suite, SCAADS Building Estimator,  STRAP,  STRUDS,  Mathcad,   AUTOCIVIL,  NISA & NISA-Civil and ADT 2.0.

Strength of Materials Laboratory is fully equipped with all the necessary machines with accessories for conducting laboratory classes for the Under-graduate courses in Civil and Mechanical Engineering. Sophisticated equipments are periodically purchased to modernize the laboratory.

It is one of the premier laboratory for the purpose of Consultancy and Testing works. Almost all the government agencies and private organizations in and around Tirupur have access to this laboratory for consultancy/testing services.

Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory is equipped with all the modern machineries required for the advanced research and consultancy services. All the equipments mentioned in the syllabus content of the undergraduate programme can be is carried out in the laboratory.

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Name of the Equipment

1

Direct shear test

2

Three gang consolidation apparatus

3

Sieve shaker

4

California Bearing Ratio apparatus

5

Unconfined compressive strength apparatus

6

Triaxial testing on soil apparatus

7

Field density apparatus

( Core cutter)

8

Field density apparatus

(Sand replacement method)

9

Shrinkage limit apparatus

10

Liquid limit apparatus

11

Plastic limit apparatus

12

Rapid moisture meter

13

Soil hydrometer

14

Proctor compaction apparatus

15

Sieves

16

Accessories like trowel, sampler, bowls

17

Permeability apparatus for soil

18

Pycnometer

Environmental Engineering Laboratory is well equipped with specialized instruments like computer interfaced Spectrophotometer (Spectronic 20D+), Digital pH meter, Turbidity meter, Conductivity meter, BOD Incubator, Flame Photometer, High volume air sampler, Stack Monitoring Kit, Water Analyzing Kit to meet the academic requirements of undergraduate programme and for full-fledged consultancy activities in the field of water quality analysis and air quality monitoring.

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Name of the Equipment

1

pH meter

2

Turbidity meter

3

Conductivity meter

4

Refrigerator

5

BOD incubator

6

Muffle furnace

7

Hot air oven

8

Magnetic stirrer with hot plates

9

Dessicator

10

Jar test apparatus

11

Water bath

12

Furniture : Work table

13

Beaker

14

Standard flask

15

Burette with stand

16

Pipette

17

Crucible

18

Filtration assembly

19

Chemicals

20

Colorimeter

21

Chlorine comparator

22

Kjeldahls apparatus

23

COD digester

24

Muffle furnace

25

Lab centrifuge

26

TDS meter

27

Digital Thermometer

 

Concrete and Highway Engineering Laboratory was established in 2009 and was later bifurcated as HIGHWAYS LAB in 2012 with facilities for testing Bitumen, Tar and Aggregates. The Laboratory is fully equipped with all the necessary equipments, as required for B.E Civil Engineering in the syllabus prescribed by the University. The laboratory has been kept in pace with the modern technological advancements by purchasing new equipments as and when it is required.

The major equipments available in the laboratory are Aggregate Impact tester, Los Angels Abrasion Testing machine, Deval abrasion testing machine, Aggregate crushing value apparatus, Standard penetrometer, Ring and Ball apparatus, Apparatus for adhesiveness test , Flash point and fire point apparatus, standard  tar viscometer, Ductility testing machine for bitumen, Marshall apparatus, and Electronic Weighing Balance.

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Name of the Equipment

1

Cube moulds

2

Beam moulds

3

Cylinder moulds

4

Mortar moulds

5

Concrete mixer

6

Slump cone apparatus

7

Flow table

8

Vibrator

9

Trowels and planners

10

Vee-Bee Consistometer

11

Aggregate impact testing machine

12

Blains air permeability apparatus

13

Flakiness index apparatus

14

Elongation index apparatus

15

Vicat needle apparatus

16

Length comparator

17

Concrete flexure setup

18

Devals attrition testing apparatus

19

Los angeles abrasion testing machine

20

Compression testing machine

21

Aggregate Crushing value apparatus

22

Ring and ball apparatus for Bitumen

23

Universal penetrometer for Bitumen

24

Flow cup viscometer

25

Redwood viscometer

26

Film stripping device

27

Marshal’s stability test apparatus

28

Thermometer

29

Le-chattelier apparatus

30

Density bottle

Survey Laboratory is equipped with the instruments and tools that students use throughout the course. Students learn techniques for gathering field data with both traditional and modern instruments and demonstrate their proficiency on weekly lab exercises, mini projects and final exams.

Each laboratory group typically contains four students with a dedicated set of instruments to use, including auto level, theodolite, total station,leveling staffs, tripods, tape, chain and other common surveying tools. The lab also serves as office space for the surveying instructor and teaching assistants, so that the students can have direct access for clearing their doubts. In addition, students can utilize the opportunity to use total station, GPS, Digital level equipment which enables horizontal vertical and angular measurements in single operation.

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Name of the Equipment

1

Total Station

2

Theodolite

3

Electronic Theodolite

4

Dumpy level

5

Plane table

6

Prismatic compass

7

Surveyors compass

8

Ranging rod

9

Leveling staff

10

Titling level

11

Pocket stereoscope

12

Cross staff

13

Chain

14

Tape

15

Arrows

16

GPS