Laboratories

The program utilizes a number of well-equipped laboratories for instructions and research. Hands-on experience is highly emphasized throughout the program and ultra modern equipments serve the interests of both the students and staff. The laboratories serving the program are:

  1. Hydraulic Laboratory.
  2. Construction Surveying Laboratory.
  3. Soil Mechanics Laboratory.
  4. Construction Materials Laboratory.
  5. Structural Mechanics Laboratory.

Other laboratories are used commonly by all engineering students :

  1. Computer labs.
  2. Chemistry Laboratory.
  3. Electrical Labs.
  4. Physics Laboratory.

I. HYDRAULICS LAB

LABORATORY INFORMATION
  • Lab name: Hydraulic Lab
  • Room no.: 003A
  • Capacity: 15 students.
Major Equipment
  • Pressure measurement bench
  • Venture meter
  • Reynolds number apparatus
  • Two hydraulic power bench
  • Pipe friction Apparatus
  • Pipe line loss of energy apparatus
THE LABORATORY SERVES THE FOLLOWING COURSES
            

Course Code.

Course Title

Semester

Hours/Week

CB281

Hydraulics for Civil Engineering

4th Term

2 Hours

CB382

Water Resources Engineering

5th Term

2 Hours

CB 584

Special Topics in Hydraulic and Coastal Structures

9th Term

2 Hours

               

II. CONSTRUCTION SURVEYING LAB

LABORATORY INFORMATION
  • Lab name: Surveying Lab
  • Room no.: 002A
  • Capacity: 15 students.
Major Equipment
  • Steel and Fiber glass tapes.
  • Range Poles.
  • Mechanical and Electronic Planimeters.
  • Optical Square.
  • Automatic Levels.
  • Optical and Electronic Theodolites.
  • Surveyor compass.
  • Electronic total station (EDM+E. Theodolite).
  • Pocket and mirror stereoscopes.
  • Telescopic & Folded stuffs.
THE LABORATORY SERVES THE FOLLOWING COURSES

Course Code.

Course Title

Semester

Hours/Week

CB 271

Construction Surveying I

4th Term

2 Hours

CB 573

Construction Surveying II

9th Term

2 Hours

CB370

Construction Surveying

4th Term (Arch)

2 Hours

                                           

III. SOIL MECHANICS LAB

LABORATORY INFORMATION
  • Lab name: Soil Mechanics Lab
  • Room no.: 002A
  • Capacity: 15 students.
Major Equipment
  • Preparation and reefing equipment for samples for testing.
  • Liquid and Plastic limit device.
  • Cone pentameter, and Pocket pentameter.
  • Electronic top loading balance.
  • Two set of series 200 and 300 mm diameter.
  • Long stem soil hydrometer, Sedimentation cylinder, and Thermometers.
  • 250 C fan circulated oven.
  • Equipment for direct shear test: motorized direct shear apparatus, lever loading device, shear box assembly.
  • Equipment for one-dimensional consolidation: consolidation frame, dial gauge, consolidation cell.
  • Equipment for permeability of soil, constant head permeability cell, manometer tubes and stand, constant level tank, and measuring cylinder.
  • Equipment for dry density / moisture content: proctor mould , compaction rammer, straight edge, 200 mm sieve and receiver, semi-automatic balance.
  • Equipment for density of soil inplace, sand cone method : 6-in sand cone, plastic container, density plate, general purpose oven, field and laboratory scales, density spoon , sample container 10 dm3, rubber headed mallet, and density chisel.
  • Preparation and reefing equipment for samples for testing.
  • Liquid and Plastic limit device.
  • Cone pentameter, and Pocket pentameter.
THE LABORATORY SERVES THE FOLLOWING COURSES

Course Code.

Course Title

Semester

Hours/Week

CB 361

Engineering Geology

5th Term

2 Hours

CB 362

Soil Mechanics

6th Term

4 Hours

CB 463

Foundation Analysis and Design

8th Term

2 Hours

CB 460

Soil Mechanics and Foundation

5th Term- (Arch)

2 Hours

                   

IV. CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS LAB

LABORATORY INFORMATION
  • Lab name: Construction Materials Lab
  • Room no.: 001A
  • Capacity: 12 students.
Major Equipment
  • Compression machine (3000kN) with flexural frame
  • Crack detection microscope
  • Demec mechanical strain gauge
  • S-type load cell
  • Displacement Transducer
  • Autonomous Data Acquisition Unit
  • Concrete test hammer
  • Concrete mortar penetrometer
  • Pundit plus ultrasonic concrete tester
  • Concrete core drill
  • Concrete mixer
  • Large curing tank with heater
  • Sieve shaker with complete set of BS stainless steel sieves
  • Aggregate crushing value apparatus
  • Automatic mortar mixer
  • Vibrating table
  • Vibro consistometer
  • Electronic loading balances
  • Drying oven
  • Universal testing machine
  • Le Chatelier test mould complete
  • Vicat frame complete with accessories
  • Vernier caliper
THE LABORATORY SERVES THE FOLLOWING COURSES

Course Code.

Course Title

Semester

Hours/Week

CB 241

Structural Analysis I

3rd Term

4 Hours

CB 251

Testing of Materials

3rd Term

2 Hours

CB 242

Strength of Materials

4th Term

4 Hours

CB 343

Structural Analysis II

5th Term

4 Hours

CB 444

Design of Metallic Structures

8th Term

2 Hours

CB 523

Method and Equipment for Construction I

9th Term

2 Hours

CB 557

Inspection, Maintenance & Repair of Structures.

10th Term

2 Hours

CB525

Special Topics in Construction Engineering

10th Term

2 Hours

CB501

Project I

9th Term

 

CB503

Project II

10th Term

 

 
                                                                                                           

V. STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS LAB

LABORATORY INFORMATION
  • Lab name: Structural Dynamics Lab
  • Room no.: 109A
  • Capacity: 15 students.
Major Equipment
  • Universal structural mounting frame 5000N capacity
  • Experimental set for investigating simple stability problems
  • Experimental set of beam on 2 supports for shear force & bending moment diagrams
  • Experimental set of parabolic arch
  • Experimental set for three hinged arch
  • Experimental set for testing deformation of frames
  • Experimental set for forces in suspension bridge
  • Experimental set of cable under dead-weight
  • Experimental set for forces in various single plane trusses
  • Experimental set for forces in Howe truss
  • Experimental set for forces in Warren truss
  • Experimental set for torsion of bars
  • Experimental set for free vibration of bars
  • Multi-channel data acquisition system with connections to PC
  • Xplorer GLX Portable Lab Kit
THE LABORATORY SERVES THE FOLLOWING COURSES

Course Code.

Course Title

Semester

Hours/Week

CB 241

Structural Analysis I

3rd Term

4 Hours

CB 251

Testing of Materials

3rd Term

2 Hours

CB 242

Strength of Materials

4th Term

4 Hours

CB 343

Structural Analysis II

5th Term

4 Hours

CB 444

Design of Metallic Structures

8th Term

2 Hours

CB 523

Method and Equipment for Construction I

9th Term

2 Hours

CB 557

Inspection, Maintenance & Repair of Structures.

10th Term

2 Hours

CB525

Special Topics in Construction Engineering

10th Term

2 Hours

CB501

Project I

9th Term

 

CB503

Project II

10th Term