School of Civil Engineering (SCE)

Facilities

Laboratories

The School has established advanced R & D laboratories to propagate emerging technologies amongst the students and develop cutting edge technologies in the field of High Performance Concrete, Remote Sensing, Development of Low Cost Building Materials like Fly Ash, Foundry Waste Sand and Removal of Chromium from Waste Water by using Bio-polymers and such other things. The students are completely trained to keep pace with the technological developments and equip themselves with the latest in the field.

Environmental Engineering Laboratory

S.No. Name of the Equipment
1 Thermo reactor COD
2 Miclins peristaltic pump
3 Orbital shaking incubator
4 Electronic weighing balance
5 Bacteriological incubator
6 BOD incubator
7 Table top shaker
8 LJ open shaker
9 UV – Visible spectrophotometer
10 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
11 Ion Chromatography
12 High Performance Liquid Chromatography
13 Total Organic Carbon Analyzer (solid and liquid)
14 Laboratory centrifuge
15 Hot air oven
16 Muffle furnace
17 Vertical autoclave
18 Laminar air flow (vertical)
19 Primo star halogen microscope
20 Digital colony counter
21 Kjeldhal distillation unit
22 Quick freezer
23 Specific ion meter
24 ORSAT apparatus
25 DO meter
26 Turbidity meter
27 pH/ORP meter
28 Triple/double distilled water unit
29 Automatic pipette washer
30 Hot plate
31 Vacuum pump
32 Sonicator
33 Magnetic stirrer
34 Fume cupboard
35 Jar test apparatus
36 Cyclo-mixer
37 Digital noise level meter
38 Double walled water bath
39 Micro controller based conductivity meter
40 Automatic booster pump
41 Safety shower
42 Filler Press
43 Mini-chromatography Chamber
44 Refrigerated Centrifuge
45 UV Transilluminator

Structural Engineering and Concrete Laboratory

S.No. Name of the Equipment
1 Mechanical strain gauge
2 Compressometer
3 Thickness gauge
4 Beam Mould – 100 x 100 x 500 mm
5 Electrochemical corrosion measuring instrument
6 Cube mould 100 x 100 x 100 mm
7 Cube mould 15 0x 150 x 150 mm
8 Cylinder mould 100 × 200 mm
9 Cylinder mould 150 × 300 mm
10 Rebar Locator
11 UTM
12 CTM
13 L Box
14 J Box
15 U Box
16 V Funnel
17 Flow Table
18 Accelerated Curing Tank
19 Density Basket
20 Pycnometer
21 Rebound hammer
22 Deflectometer
23 Loose weight platform balance

Advanced Concrete Testing Laboratory

S.No. Name of the Equipment
1 Rapid Chloride Permeability Test (RCPT) Apparatus
2 Carbonation chamber for concrete
3 Concrete permeability apparatus
4 Cement tensile testing apparatus
5 Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity (UPV) test for concrete
6 Rebound hammer test for concrete
7 Electro-chemical corrosion measurement instrument

Building Drawing Laboratory

S. No. Name of Hardware and Software
1 Dell Workstations T1650 – 62 Nos.
2 Autodesk AutoCAD 2019 (Educational Software Licenses)
3 Autodesk Revit 2019 (Educational Software Licenses)
4 Mathworks MatLAB 2011b (Educational Software Licenses)
5 Bentley STAAD Pro V8i (Global Structural STAAD Bundle)

Soil Mechanics Laboratory

S. No. Name of the Equipment/Accessories
1 Triaxial test apparatus
2 Consolidation apparatus
3 Unconfined compression test apparatus
4 Laboratory vane shear apparatus
5 Pycnometer
6 Hydrometer
7 Measuring cylinder
8 Compaction test apparatus (Standard and Modified)
9 Core cutter
10 Sand pouring cylinder apparatus
11 Laboratory permeability apparatus
12 Over head tank
13 CBR test apparatus
14 Direct shear Test apparatus
15 Relative density apparatus
16 Thermometer
17 Stop watch
18 Vernier caliper
19 Hot air oven
20 Table top sieve shaker
21 Electronic weighing scale
22 Weighing balance 0.001gms
23 Shrinkage limit set
24 Liquid limit device
25 Extractor frame universal
26 Liquid limit cone penetrometer apparatus
27 High speed stirrer
28 Automated compaction machine
29 Swell test apparatus
30 pH meter
31 Vacuum pump
32 Thickness gauge
33 Cone drop test apparatus
34 Cross permeability test apparatus
35 In-plane permeability test apparatus
36 Permittivity test apparatus
37 Sampling tube
38 Metal tamping rod

Surveying Laboratory

S. No. Name of the Equipment/Accessories
1 Electronic Total Station
2 Digital Theodolite
3 Global Positioning System (GPS) Equipment
4 Digital Laser Rangefinder measuring device (Range: 250 m)
5 Vernier Theodolite & Tacheometer
6 Auto Level
7 Plane Table
8 Prismatic Compass
9 Chain (20 m)
10 Chain (30 m)
11 Tapes (30 m – Fibre)
12 Tapes (30 m – Steel)
13 Planimeter
14 Ranging Rods
15 Cross Staff
16 Level Staff
17 Pegs
18 Arrows

Geosciences Research Laboratory

S. No. Name of the Equipment/Accessories
1 Stereo-zoom Trinocular Microscope & Digital Camera (Model  : SMZ – 18), Nikon Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
2 LEICA Microscope & Digital Camera (LEICA M205C), Leica Mikorosysteme, Wetzlar, Germany
3 Ultra Sonicator (SONICA 2200 MH S3)
4 Precision Balance (QUINTIX 65-101N)
5 Brunton compass/Digital
6 Clinometers
IGNEOUS ROCKS/PLACE OF COLLECTION
1 Anortdosite, Tiruchengkodu, TN
2 Basalt, Maharashtra
3 Diorite, AP
4 Dolerite Porphyry, AP
5 Dolerite, TN
6 Granite Grey White, Bangalore,KN
7 Granite Pink , AP
8 Hornblende, KN
9 Pumice, Italy
10 Tourmaline Pegmatite, Gudur, AP
SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
1 Bituminous Coal, AP
2 Conglomerate, Thiruvelangadu, TN
3 Dolomite Granular, Sivanmalli, TN
4 Limestone, Cudappah, AP
5 Limestone Fossiliferous, Ariyalur, TN
6 Limestone Oolitic, TN
7 Sandstone
8 Shale Variegated, Rayalacheruvu, AP
9 Shale Yellow, Jodhpur, Rajastdan
METAMORPHIC ROCKS
1 Biotite Schist, Gudur, AP
2 Charnockite, TN
3 Chlorite Schist witd Garnet, Gudur, AP
4 Chlorite Schist witd Staurolite, KN
5 Gneiss, TN
6 Marble Dolomitic, Rajastdan
7 Marble Pink, Rajastdan
8 Marble Serpentine, Rajastdan
9 Marble White, Rajastdan
10 Quartzite, Tirupatdi, AP
11 Slate Black, AP
CRYSTAL AGGRIGATE
1 Agate
2 Ametdyst Crystal, Maharashtra
3 Apophyllite, Maharashtra
4 Garnet, AP
5 Magnetite, Sevatdoor, TN
6 Mica Biotite, Gudur, AP
7 Quartz Crystal, Andheri, Maharastra
8 Quartz Crystal Somky Agg., Kangayam, TN
9 Sillistite Agg ., Ariyalur, TN
10 Stilbite Agg., Maharashtra
11 Tourmaline, Gudur, TN
MINERALS
1 Agate Banded, Maharashtra
2 Agate Stalacmite, Lonavala, Maharashtra
3 Albite (Plagioclase), Gudur, AP
4 Apatite (Brown), Sewatdoor, TN
5 Barite White, Cuddapah, AP
6 Bauxite, Salem, TN
7 Beryl, K.R.Sadar, Mysore
8 Biotite (Black Mica), Gudur, AP
9 Calcite Honey Yellow, Maharashtra
10 Calcite Translucent, Deccan Traps
11 Calcite White Andheri, Maharashtra
12 Chalcedony Apophyllite, Pune, Maharashtra
13 Chert, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
14 Chlorite, Tavadahalli, KN
15 Chromite, Byrapur, KN
16 Chrysotile Serpentine, Cuddapah, AP
17 Dolomite : Asbestos, Yedegowdanahalli, KN
18 Feldspar Microcline Pink, AP
19 Feldspar Pink Karur, TN
20 Flint Black, Duolay, Maharashtra
21 Fossil Wood, Bihar
22 Galena, France
23 Graphite, Ankapalli, AP
24 Gypsum, Trichy, TN
25 Hematite, Sandur, KN
26 Heulandite, Lonavala, Maharashtra
27 Hornblende, Sewatdoor, TN
28 Jasper Sandur, KN
29 Limonite, Sandur, KN
30 Muscovite, Sivanmalali, TN
31 Olivine, Salem, TN
32 Phosphatic Nodules, Ariyalur,TN
33 Plagioclase, Gudur, AP
34 Pyrite Crystallized, Cuddapah, AP
35 Quartz Bluish Grey, Mangalapur, KN
36 Quartz Crystal, AP
37 Quartz Green, Gudur, AP
38 Quartz Milky, Mysore, KN
39 Quartz Silicified Wood, Kangayam,TN
40 Quartz Transparent, Kangayam,TN
41 Quartz Yellow, Dindigul,TN
42 Quartz, Dindigul,TN
43 Rocksalt / Hallite, Punjab
44 Soun Stone, TN
45 Star Corundum, Kolar, KN
46 Sulphur
47 Talc Cream, Jaipur, Rajastdan
48 Vermiculite, Sewatdoor, TN

Transportation Engineering Laboratory

S. No. Name of the Equipment
1 Aggregate crushing test apparatus
2 Aggregate impact value test apparatus
3 Benkilman beam deflection test
4 Centrifuge extractor
5 Ductility testing apparatus
6 Length gauge
7 Los angles abrasion test apparatus
8 Marshall bar stability test apparatus
9 Penetrometer for bitumen
10 Ring and ball apparatus
11 Sieve shaker and sieves
12 Tar viscometer
13 Thickness gauge

Strength of Materials Laboratory

S. No. Name of the Equipment
1 Spring Testing Machine
2 Computerized Universal Testing Machine
3 Digital Torsion Testing Machine
4 Impact Testing Machine
5 Fatigue Testing Machine
6 Autograph (SHIMADZU-UTM)
7 Deflection Test Apparatus
8 Rosette Strain Gauge
9 Vickers Hardness Tester
10 Rockwell cum Brinell Hardness Tester
11 Micro Vickers Hardness Tester
12 Automated compression testing machine
Computer Hardware
1 Computers (2 Nos.)
Software
1 WINUTM
2 TRAPEZIUMX

Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

S. No. Name of the Equipment
1 Flow through orifice apparatus (closed circuit)
2 Flow through mouthpiece apparatus (closed circuit)
3 Flow through triangular notch (closed circuit)
4 Flow through rectangular notch (closed circuit)
5 Flow through venturi meter and orifice meter (closed circuit)
6 Flow velocity measurement using Pitot tube
7 Pipe friction apparatus (closed circuit)
8 Flow through an annulus pipe (closed circuit)
9 Reynolds apparatus (closed circuit)
10 Apparatus for Verification of Bernoulli’s theorem
11 Tilting flume apparatus
12 Losses in pipe fittings
13 Apparatus for determining Metacentric height
14 Hele-Shaw Apparatus for Flow Visualization

Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory

S. No. Name of the Equipment
1 Kaplan Turbine
2 Francis Turbine
3 Pelton Wheel
4 Gear Pump
5 Reciprocating Pump
6 Centrifugal Pump (constant speed)
7 Centrifugal Pump (variable speed)
8 Jet Pump
9 Submersible Pump
10 Impact of jet on vanes
11 Centrifugal blower