Academics

Department of Geological Engineering


lab facilities

 

There are a number of laboratories having all the necessary facilities and equipment to carryout research by the students. Some of the important laboratories in the Department of Geological Engineering are given as follows:

  1. ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY.
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  3. GEOPHYSICS LABORATORY.

  4. GEOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY
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  6. HYDROGEOLOGY LABORATORY
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  8. MINERALOGY AND PETROLOGY LABORATORY

  9. COMPUTER LABORATORY
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    COMMERCIAL TESTING FACILITIES
    On the horizon of commercial testing related to different construction materials, our valuable clients include:

    • Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission
    • WAPDA
    • Trafficability Survey Unit, Pakistan Army
    • NESPAK Engineering
    • Descon Engineering

    In addition, many of the local consulting and contracting firms also hire testing facilities offered by the Department of Geological Engineering. On the same, in near future, many state-of-the-art testing facilities will be on our strength.

    Commercial testing facilities available in the Department of Geological Engineering are listed below:


    Sr. No.

    Description of Test

    SOIL TESTING

    1

    Sieve Analysis

    2

    Hydrometer Analysis

    3

    Liquid Limit and Plastic Limit Test

    4

    Shrinkage Limit Test

    5

    Standard Proctor Test (Soil)

    6

    Modified Proctor Test (Soil)

    7

    Unconfined Compression Test

    8

    Specific Gravity Test

    9

    Consolidation Test

    10

    Swell Pressure Test for Soil

    11

    Swell Potential Test for Soil

    12

    Swell Index Test for Soil

    13

    Direct Shear Test

    14

    Unit Weight (Laboratory Test)

    15

    Moisture Content (Oven Dry Method)

    16

    Permeability Test (falling head)

    17

    Permeability Test (constant head)

    18

    Compaction Mould Permeameter Permeability Test

    19

    Sand Equivalent Test

    20

    Standard Penetration Test (SPT)

    21

    Sand Replacement Test/Core Cutter Test

    22

    1 & 3 Point CBR-value Test

    ROCK/AGGREGATE TESTING

    1

    Los Angeles Abrasion Test

    2

    Rock Core Preparation for UCS Test

    3

    Rock Core Preparation for BTS Test

    4

    Punch Penetration/ Load Indentation Test for Rock Brittleness

    5

    Rock Permeability Test by Constant Pressure Apparatus

    6

    CERCHAR Rock Abrasivity Test

    7

    LCPC Rock Abrasivity Test

    8

    Slake Durability Test

    9

    Uniaxial Compressive Strength Test

    10

    Point Load Index Test

    11

    Schmidt Hammer Rebound Number test (rock)

    12

    Schmidt Hammer Rebound Number test (concrete)

    13

    Standard Proctor Test ( aggregate)

    14

    Modified Proctor Test (aggregate)

    15

    Sulphate Resistance Test for Aggregates

    16

    Young’s Modulus and Poisson’s Ratio Test

    17

    Tri-axial Test

    18

    Brazilian Tensile Strength Test

    19

    Saturated Surface Dry Density Test

    20

    Specific Gravity Test

    21

    Porosity Test

    22

    Moisture Content Determination

    23

    P and S wave Velocity Test

    24

    Rock Hardness Test

    WATER QUALITY TESTS

    1

    pH value

    2

    TDS (Total dissolved solids)

    3

    Conductivity

    4

    Turbidity

    5

    Potassium and Magnesium

    6

    Microbiological and Contamination in Ground Water

    7

    Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)

    8

    Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD)