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CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB –I

Different tests on cement, fine and coarse aggregates, fresh concrete, hardened concrete, brick which are the basic materials of construction are done in proper and detailed way. 

Code: New Syllabus                            Contact: 6P                            Credits:3                                    

1. Determination of fineness of cement preferably by Blaine’s air permeability apparatus or by sieving.

2. Determination of standard consistency of OPC/PPC.

3. Determination of initial & final setting times of OPC/PPC.

4. Determination of compressive strength of OPC/PPC.

5. Determination of soundness of OPC/PPC.

6. Determination of silt content in sand by volume.

7. Determination of maximum % of bulking of sand of a given sample

8. Determination of grading zone of a given sample of fine aggregate.

9. Determination of moisture content of a given sample of sand.

10. Determination of specific gravity of sand.

11. Determination of aggregate impact value.

12. Determination of aggregate abrasion value.

13. Determination of aggregate crushing value.

14. Determination of bulk density & specific gravity of a given sample of coarse aggregated.

15. Determination of flakiness index and elongation index of a given sample of coarse aggregate.

16. Determination of surface moisture and water absorption of a given sample of coarse aggregate.

17. Determination of grading zone of a given sample of coarse aggregate.

18. Determination of workability of concrete – a. slump test b. compacting factor test and c. Vee-Bee consistometer test.

19. Compressive strength of concrete – a. cylinder and b. cube mould.

20. Determination of physical properties of bricks – a. size b. shape c. weight d. colour e. Water absorption f. efflorescence test g. crushing strength test.

1. Laying [1,3,5, … & 2,4,6,...] to form

a. English bond (1 brick and 1and half brick thick)

b. Flemish bond ((1 brick and 1and half brick thick) including corner joint;

2. Laying of conventional brick to form a 200 mm thick wall; header and stretcher bond; connection between a main wall and partition & partition wall & partition wall.

CIVIL ENGINEERING DRAWING

Drawing is the language of Engineers. The student will be able to read,interpret and draw the building drawings and prepare submission and working drawings for the building.

Code: New Syllabus                                      Contact: 6P                                        Credits: 3   

1. Introduction of civil engineering drawing.

2. Planning of Building.

3. Culverts

4. Steel connections.

5. Steel Roof truss

CIVIL ENGINERING LAB –II

This laboratory is used for testing materials related to Highway, Railway etc. In our highway laboratory, the properties of constituents of afforestated jobs, such as Fine aggregate (Sand), Coarse aggregate (stone chips) and Bitumen are tested as per IS & IRC specified standard procedure.

Code: New Syllabus                                      Contact: 3P                                        Credits: 2

1. Mix design of concrete by B.I.S-10262: 2009 – with and without admixture,

2. Non Destructive test of concrete:

 Compressive strength of hardened concrete by Rebound Hammer Test

 Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity test to determine quality of concrete that is: (a) homogeneity of

concrete, (b) change in concrete with time, (c) modulas of elasticity (d) presence of crack.

 Rebar locator

 Concrete core cutter test

3. Test on bitumen:

 Determination of grade of bitumen sample.

 Determination of softening point, flush point and fire point of a bitumen sample.

 Determination of ductility of bitumen.

 Determination of viscosity of bitumen.

 Marshall stability test.

APPLICATION OF CAD IN CIVIL ENGINEERING- I

Students will be able to use different cad commands for drawing. Students will be able to prepare line plans and drawing of civil engineering structure with cad software.

Code: New Syllabus                                      Contact: 3P                                        Credits: 2

1. Getting started:

Starting up AutoCAD, introduction to the graphics window, command window, drop down menus, toolbars (flying out, calling up and arranging etc of toolbars)

2. Basic command to get started

3. Setting up a drawing

4. Developing drawing strategies

5. Using layers to organize drawing

6. Using Blocks and W blocking

7. Generating elevation

8. Working with hatches and fills

9. Controlling drawing texts

10. Dimensioning in drawing

11. External references

12. Getting families with proper shape

13. Printing an auto CAD drawing

FIELD SURVEY PRACTICE –I

This is a field work. All the necessary measurements are taken to prepare a map which shows the natural features of a country, such as towns, villages, roads, railways, rivers and also includes leveling works to determine relative heights of different points on or below the surface of earth for preparing contour maps.

Code: New Syllabus                                      Contact: 3P                                        Credits: 2

1. Chain & compass traverse survey

2. Block contouring

3. Profile levelling survey

4. Plane table surveying

CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB –III

Different kinds of tests related to static, kinematic and dynamic aspects of fluids, determination of efficiency of different types of pumps and turbines, measurement of velocity of water flow through open & closed channels are done on this laboratory.

Code: New Syllabus                                      Contact: 3P                                        Credits: 2

1. Identify the components of universal testing machine.

2. Tension test on mild steel /tor steel or deformed bars.

3. Determination of coefficient of friction.

4. Hardness of metal (mild steel and brass) – by Rockwell or Brinnel test.

5. Measurements of pressure and pressure head by Piezometer, U-tube manometer.

6. Determination of coefficient of discharge for given rectangular or triangular notch.

7. Determination of coefficient of discharge for a given Venturimeter.

8. Determination of hydraulic coefficients for sharp edge orifice.

9. Study of a model of centrifugal and reciprocating pump.

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING LAB

Different kinds of tests on soil samples, collected from field, are carried out in this laboratory, which are very much important prior to any construction work to know well the type, texture and strength related properties of soils.

Code: New Syllabus                                      Contact: 3P                                        Credits: 2

1. Determination of water content of given soil sample by oven drying method as per IS Code.

2. Determination of bulk unit weight dry unit weight of soil in field by core cutter method as per IS Code.

3 Determination of bulk unit weight dry unit weight of soil in field by sand replacement method as per IS Code.

5. Determination of Liquid limit & Plastic limit of given soil sample as per IS Code.

6 Determination of grain size distribution of given soil sample by mechanical (sieve analysis) method as per IS Code.

7. Determination of coefficient of permeability by constant head test.

8. Determination of coefficient of permeability by falling head test.

Practical (Live demo or Pre-recorded demo)

9. Determination of shear strength of soil using direct shear test.

10. Determination of shear strength of soil using Laboratory Vane shear test

11. Determination of MDD & OMC by standard proctor test on given soil sample as per IS Code.

12. Determination of CBR value of given soil sample.

13. Determination of shear strength of soil using unconfined compressive strength.

14. Determination of shear strength of soil using tri-axial shear test.

APPLICATION OF CAD IN CIVIL ENGINEERING II

Students will be able to use different cad commands for drawing. Students will be able to prepare line plans and drawing of civil engineering structure with cad software.

Code: New Syllabus                                      Contact: 3P                                        Credits: 2

1. Building drawing in layers

2. RCC detailing I

3. RCC detailing II

FIELD SURVEY PRACTICE –II

This is a field work. All the necessary measurements are taken to prepare a map which shows the natural features of a country, such as towns, villages, roads, railways, rivers and also includes leveling works to determine relative heights of different points on or below the surface of earth for preparing contour maps.

Code: New Syllabus                                      Contact: 3P                                        Credits: 2

1. Theodolite traverse Survey for a closed traverse of 5-6 sides for a small area. Computation by Gale’s traverse table. Plotting the traverse with details on A1 size imperial drawing sheet.

2. Setting out simple circular curve by Rankine’s method of Deflection angles (both one theodolite and two theodolite methods) for a given problem supplied by the concerned teachers and plotting the details of curve on A-1 size imperial drawing sheet.

3. Layout of the building (building plan used in drawing or estimation subject may also be used).

4. Determination of the height of institution building with the help of theodolite.

CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB-IV

One of the main constituent of the Environment is “Water”. Various tests are performed in our Environmental Engineering Laboratory regarding the physical and chemical characteristics of Potable Water and Waste Water such as Turbidity, pH, Chlorides, Alkalinity, Hardness, DO, BOD, Residual Chlorine etc.

Code: New Syllabus                                      Contact: 3P                                        Credits: 2

1. To determine fluoride concentration in given water sample

2. To determine the turbidity of the given sample of water.

3. To determine residual chlorine in a given sample of water.

4. To determine suspended solids, dissolved solids, and total solids of water sample

5. To determine the dissolved oxygen in a sample of water.

6. To determine the optimum dose of coagulant in the given sample by jar test.

7. To determine arsenic concentration (semi-quantitative) in given water sample.

8. To determine hardness of water.

9. To determine the dissolved Oxygen in a sample of waste water.

10. To determine B.O.D. of given sample of waste water.

11. To determine C.O.D. of given sample of waste water.

12. To determine suspended solids, dissolved solids and total solids of waste water sample.

13. To determine various pollutant levels in the atmosphere using Digital Air Volume Sampler.

14. Energy generation plants from Gobar Gas.

Important contacts
 
Mrs. Sukanya Dutta (Das) (Vice-Principal, Diploma Section)
sukanya.dutta@skf.edu.in
(+91)9007845717
Mr. Swarup Mukherjee (HOD, Diploma Section)
swarup.mukherjee@skf.edu.in
(+91)9831924792
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