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:

Hydraulic Laboratory.
Construction Surveying Laboratory.
Soil Mechanics Laboratory.
Construction Materials Laboratory.
Structural Mechanics Laboratory.

Other laboratories are used commonly by all engineering students :

Computer labs.
Chemistry Laboratory.
Electrical Labs.
Physics Laboratory.
 
I. HYDRAULICS LAB

LABORATORY INFORMATION
Lab name: Hydraulic Lab
Room no.: 108
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 No. Course Title Semester/Certificate Hours/Week
CB 281 Hydraulics 4th Term 2 Hours
CB 382 Water Resources Engineering 6th Term 2 Hours
CB 583 Hydraulics Structure  10th Term 2 Hours
CB 584 Special Topics in Hydraulic and Coastal Structures 9th Term 2 Hours
CB 585 Design and Construction of Coastal Structures 9th Term 2 Hours
ME362 Hydraulic Mech Dept 2 Hours

 

                                         
II. CONSTRUCTION SURVEYING LAB

LABORATORY INFORMATION
Lab name: Surveying Lab
Room no.: 121
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 No. Course Title Semester/Certificate Hours/Week
CB 271 Construction Surveying 1 4th Term 2 Hours
CB 573 Construction Surveying 2 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.: 121
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 No. Course Title Semester/Certificate Hours/Week
CB 361 Engineering Geology 5th Term 2 Hours
CB 462 Soil Mechanics 6th Term 4 Hours
CB 463 Design & Construction of Earth structures & Foundations 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.: 001
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 No. Course Title Semester/Certificate Hours/Week
CB 241 Structural Analysis 1 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 2 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   
CB503  Project II   

                                                                                                          


V. STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS LAB

LABORATORY INFORMATION
Lab name: Structural Dynamics Lab
Room no.: 109
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 N Course Title Semester/Certificate Hours/Week
CB 241 Structural Analysis 1 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 2 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   
CB503  Project II