Laboratory

The School of Civil Engineering state of the art laboratory facility provides a hands-on experience  with the testing and evaluation of Civil Engineering materials including soil, aggregate, concrete, steel, polymer, water and waste water, pavement material, large scale structural elements such as column, beam, slab, prestressed units, hydraulic modeling, geo spatial mapping & surveying and computational modeling and traffic survey.

This laboratory is well equipped for testing the civil engineering materials such as cement, concrete, bricks, coarse and fine aggregates, wood, plywood, steel bars and special concrete such as high strength and performance concrete, lightweight concrete, geo-polymer concrete, self-compacted concrete, permeable concrete etc. The laboratory consists of Computerized UTM (100t). Digital CTM (200t) , Flexure testing machine, concrete permeability test, accelerated curing facility, humidity chambers etc. Nondestructive test facilities like rebound hammer, Ultrasonic pulse tester, Rebar locator, cover meter, core cutter are also available with the laboratory. The laboratory is being utilized for academic, consultancy and research purposes.

Lab In-charge :
Prof. Tribikram Mohanty, 9437230562

Associate FIC:
Prof. N.C.Moharana

Technical Assistant In-charge :
Mr. P.K.Rout, 9437618255

APPARATAUS/EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION EXPERIMENT/TEST CONDUCTED
Compression testing Machine(Digital) Compressive Strength of Concrete Cube, Cylinder and Split tensile strength of cylinder
Flexural Testing Machine(Motorized) Flexural Strength of Prismatic concrete member
Sieve Shaker Particle size distribution and fineness modulus of fine aggregate and course aggregate
Accelerated Curing Tank 28 days compressive strength result will be find in one day
Concrete Permeability To find the permeability of concrete sample
Mortar Vibrator Compressive strength of mortar cube
Table Mould Vibrator Compaction  of concrete cube, cylinder and prism
Concrete cutter Machine Cutting of Concrete Cube, Cylinder, Prism and  uneven surface of the sample
Compression testing Machine(Manual) Compressive Strength of Concrete Cube, Cylinder and Split tensile strength of cylinder
Vicat’s Apparatus Standard Consistency of Cement, Initial & final setting time of Cement
Le-Chartlier’s Apparatus Soundness of Cement
Core Cutter Apparatus Drilling of Concrete
Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Tester Non destructive testing of concrete Block
Digital Rebound Hammer Apparatus Strength of Concrete Block by NDT

The Environmental Engineering Laboratory provides excellent state of the art facilities for teaching and research. The laboratory facilities are capable of analyzing the physical and chemical properties of contaminants including water, wastewater and air. Major equipment in the laboratory include; BOD Incubator, Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) Test Apparatus, Nephlometric Turbidimeter, Dissolved Oxygen Meter, Sound Level Meter, UV Visible Spectrophotometer, Water Analysis Testing Kit, Centrifuge, Peristaltic Pump, Fine Sampler and Respirable Dust coupled with Gaseous Sampler, Digital Water Bath, Hot Air Oven, Muffle Furnace, Magnetic stirrer, Orbital Shaking Incubator and Ultrapure Water Unit.

The Environmental Engineering Laboratory provides excellent state of the art facilities for teaching and research. The laboratory facilities are capable of analyzing the physical and chemical properties of contaminants including water, wastewater and air. Major equipment in the laboratory include; BOD Incubator, Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) Test Apparatus, Nephlometric Turbidimeter, Dissolved Oxygen Meter, Sound Level Meter, UV Visible Spectrophotometer, Water Analysis Testing Kit, Centrifuge, Peristaltic Pump, Fine Sampler and Respirable Dust coupled with Gaseous Sampler, Digital Water Bath, Hot Air Oven, Muffle Furnace, Magnetic stirrer, Orbital Shaking Incubator and Ultrapure Water Unit.

Lab In-charge :
Prof. D. Bharath Kumar, 8917297989

Associate FIC:
Prof. Kundan Samal

Technical Assistant In-charge :
Ms. Rutuparna Pradhan, 9776179680

APPARATAUS/EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION EXPERIMENT/TEST CONDUCTED
pH Meter Determine the pH of water sample
Turbidity Meter Determine the coagulation of water sample
Jar Test Apparatus (DIGITAL)  Determine  the coagulation of water sample
 BOD Incubator Determine the BOD test of water sample
Dissolved  Oxygen  Meter Determine the DO test of water sample
Sound Level Meter  Determine the sound level by using sound level meter
Respirable dust sampler Estimation of PM10 Concentration in  Ambient Air
Fine particulate sampler Estimation of PM10 Concentration in Ambient Air
The Geotechnical Testing facility of School of Civil Engineering consists of Geotechnical Laboratory Test facility, Physical Model Test facility and Field Test Facility. Since its inception, Geotechnical Testing facility has been extensively used for conventional testing, research, and consultancy. Soil’s index properties, hydraulic properties, engineering properties and stress-strain behaviour of soil can be studied in the geotechnical laboratory. The geotechnical laboratory is one of the best laboratory located in this part of the world. The behaviour of various geotechnical structures in a reduced scale model is studied at the physical model test facility. Geotechnical testing facility also provides field test facilities like SPT, Field Stiffness, CPT, Plate load test etc.

Lab In-charge :
Prof. Satyajit nanda, 9556547940

Associate FIC:
Prof. Rana Chattaraj

Technical Assistant In-charge :
Ms. Manoj nayak, 9438337985

APPARATAUS/EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION EXPERIMENT/TEST CONDUCTED
Geogauge Use to determine the field soil Stiffness of soil layer
Plate load test Determination of SBC
Cross permeability & in plane permeability apparatus Permeability Test for Geo-synthetics material
Automatic triaxial test machine Use to determine soil shear strength parameters at consolidated drained and undrained condition
Direct shear test machine Shear strength parameter of soil.
Unconfined compression test apparatus Shear strength of cohesive soil
Vane shear test machine Shear strength of very soft clay
Odometer test apparatus Use to determine consolidation parameters of soils
Permeability apparatus Coefficient of Soil Permeability
Relative density apparatus Relative Density of Cohesion less soil

Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering Laboratory is equipped with state of the art equipment and facilities in order to cater to the advanced and contemporary understanding of various principles and phenomenon on water. The lab includes a different flow measuring set ups through which students can be visualised the basic working theory of flow behaviours. In addition to this, the lab has also Bernoulli’s Theorem apparatus, Impact of Jet on vanes apparatus, Reynold’s apparatus and Turbines. The laboratory also provides advanced research facilities like Hydraulic Flume which can replicate the real world situation through the construction of physical models. The experiments are designed in order to demonstrate the basic fluid engineering principles, open channel flow principles, hydrological analysis and also to improve the physical understanding of the theory.

Lab In-charge :
Prof. Paromita Chakraborty, 7008777798

Associate FIC:
Prof. Sitam Suvam jena

Technical Assistant In-charge :
Ms. Harapriya Rout, 8763235358

APPARATAUS/EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION EXPERIMENT/TEST CONDUCTED
Apparatus for Orifice and Mouth Piece Hydraulic co-efficient of orifice and mouth piece
Bernoulli’s Theorem Apparatus Bernoulli’s theorem verification
Friction Loss Apparatus Major losses in pipes
Francis Turbine Uses both the kinetic and potential energy to produce power.
Impact of JET on Vane Apparatus Impulse momentum principle verification
Kaplan Turbine Turbine possesses both kinetic energy as well as pressure energy for effective rotation the blades in a hydro-power station.
Pelton Turbine Electrical power production through impact on the
Minor Loss Apparatus Minor losses in pipes
Orifice-meter and Venturimeter Apparatus Coefficient of discharge of orifice meter and venturimeter
Pitot Tube Apparatus Measure flow velocities.
Reynold’s Apparatus To determine different regimes of flow
Rectangular & Triangular Notch Apparatus Coefficient of discharge  of triangular and rectangular notch
Impact of JET on Vane Apparatus Impulse momentum principle verification
Hydraulic flume Conduct various experiments related to open channel flow
Hydraulic Bench
The Structural Engineering Lab. has about 3000 Sqft.(100 ft x 30 ft.) Floor space with a strong floor of concrete of one meter depth. The laboratory has a clear height of 24 ft. , accommodating an electric over head crane of 10 ton. Capacity.The strong floor is designed to fix a number of loading frames as required for testing of structural elements like beams, slabs, grids, frames, domes, shells of both concrete as well as steel.In addition, the lab has one 40 t UTM, computer operated and one 100 t UTM both manually and computer operated.There is also a CTM of 200t capacity.Other equipments like concrete mixers. Vibrating tables are housed in the Lab.There is also provision for pre-stressing concrete beams, railway sleepers and electric concrete poles.We are in the process of procuring a servo controlled column testing machine, which can test columns up to 3 m height under axial and biaxial loadings.

Lab In-charge :
Prof. Sushree Sangeeta panda, 8895585380

Associate FIC:
Prof. B. Jena

Technical Assistant In-charge :
Ms. Barsarani Dakua, 9777331828

APPARATAUS/EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION EXPERIMENT/TEST CONDUCTED
Compression testing M/C(200T) Determines the compressive strength of standard concrete specimens.
Concrete pan Mixture Mixing of concrete
Crain(5-Ton Capacity) Lifts the heavy structures like Beams, Slabs, Columns etc to place the specimen in testing frames.
Humidity Chamber Curing of concrete in Humid air
Hydraulic Jack (Cap.200KN) Loading the specimen in desired loading conditions.
Hydraulic Jack plant (4 nos. jackCap.200KN) To apply multiple point load in specimen
Muffle Furnace (Max Temp. 1450ºC)
Neddle Vibrator Submergible vibrator for compaction of concrete
Plate vibrator Surface compaction of concrete
Proving Ring (200 KN) Transfers the load and reads the load precisely in terms of displacement.
Pre stressing bed Casting of Prestressed concrete
Pre stressing jack Stressing of HT steel wires
Servo controlled Compression Testing Machine(3000KN) Testing of live RCC specimens like Beams, Columns etc with static loading upto 3000KN
Tile abrasion testing machine Testing of abrasion of concrete and tile specimens
Table Vibrator Compaction of Standard concrete specimens
 Testing Frame Testing of Reinforced Concrete Beams, Slabs, Columns, masonry wall and columns etc with desired loading and support conditions.
Universal Testing Machine(1000KN,400KN) Testing of various physical tests of Concrete, Steel and RCC.
Universal Load cell with data acquisition system Transfers the load, reads the load in digital form and saves the data.

Building Information Modelling (BIM) Lab is used to provide the students the knowledge about strategic consultancy and planning and also empower them to learn high end drawings and models. In this lab there exists a combination of architecture, engineering, project management, software engineering and education which is used to improve the ways of how buildings are designed and constructed. BIM Lab helps the students to identify, implement and manage the technology and business practice that will enable more effective coordination, communication and collaboration.

Lab In-charge :
Dr. P. C. Saha, 9000476987

Associate FIC:
Prof. Anil Ku Dash

Technical Assistant In-charge :
Ms. Elora Choudhury, 8908476582, Ms. Subhalaxmi jena

Engineering drawing is the language of engineers! A drawing communicates an idea or design and the best way to learn this course is through practice. The lab work and home assignments are designed to provide you enough practice for learning this course. The following guidelines will enhance the quality of drawings and help in completing the assignments in a timely and tidy manner.

Lab In-charge :
Prof. Mohibullah, 9937937430

Associate FIC:
Prof. K.K Sahoo

Technical Assistant In-charge :
Ms. Pratibha Sah, 9608545413

Lab In-charge :
Prof. Bandita Paikaray, 9937352699

Associate FIC:
Prof. Preetinanda Nanda

Technical Assistant In-charge :
Ms. Sonalika Thatoi, 9853686991

The Surveying/ Geomatic Engineering Lab consists of traditional to most modern instruments such as Total station, Global Positioning System and Auto levels etc. This laboratory teaches how to estimate reduced levels (R.L), angle, bearings, contour maps etc.

Lab In-charge :
Prof. P.K.Acharya, 9437377786

Associate FIC:
Prof. Amit K. Das

Technical Assistant In-charge :
Mr. B.K.Dora, 9692138406

APPARATAUS/EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION EXPERIMENT/TEST CONDUCTED
Total Station
  • Study of total station and road profile levelling using Total Station.
G.P.S Handset
  • G.P.S handling and determination of   Generics (Point Generic. Line Generic, Area    Generic).
Transit Theodolite
  • Determination of Horizontal and Vertical Angle by Transit theodolite.
  • Set out of simple circular curve.
Auto Level
  • Fly Levelling by Auto level.
  • Profile and Cross sectional levelling by Auto Level.
  • Plotting of a Contour map of an area by using Direct Method.
Prismatic Compass
  • Compass Traversing
Plane Table
  • Method of Intersection, Radiation and Plane Table Traversing.
Metric Chain(30 Mtr & 20 Mtr)
  • Chain Traversing to find the area of a field.
Transportation engineering is the application of technology and scientific principles to the planning, design, operation and management of facilities. Its goal is to provide safe, efficient, economical, and environmentally compatible movement of people and goods. The Transportation Engineering Laboratory has sophisticated facility to carry out various tests and high-end research. The laboratory is well equipped with modern equipment for pavement materials (aggregates, bitumen, and soil) testing and traffic engineering studies. The laboratory has an exclusive 24 hour facility for graduate students and research scholars.

Lab In-charge :
Prof. Malaya Mohanty, 9437253054

Associate FIC:
Prof. Brundaban Beriha

Technical Assistant In-charge :
Ms. Saswati sasmal, 9438423126

APPARATAUS/EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION EXPERIMENT/TEST CONDUCTED
Abrasion Testing Machine Hardness of aggregate
Ductility Testing Machine Ductility test
Bitumen Extractor Bitumen Extraction test
C.B.R Testing Machine C.B.R Test of soil
Impact Testing Machine Toughness of aggregate
Say Bolt Viscometer Viscosity test of Bitumen
Penetrometer Penetration test of Bitumen
Ring  And Ball Apparatus Softening point of Bitumen
Buoyancy Balance Specific gravity and water absorption of aggregate
Marshal Stability Apparatus Marshal Stability test
Rolling thin film oven Aging of bituminous pavement
Compression Testing Machine Compressive strength of aggregate
Core cutter Apparatus with accessories Collect sample of  pavement
Brookfield Viscometer Viscosity test of Bitumen
Automated Asphalt Mixture Bitumen mixture test
Dynamic Cone Penetrometer Dynamic Cone Penetration of  pavement