NIT Hamirpur Syllabus Building Materials Laboratory
Building Materials Laboratory
Determine the standard consistency, initial and final setting time of cement sample using Vicat’s apparatus.
Determine the soundness of given sample of cement.
Determine the compressive strength of cement sample.
Determine the specific gravity and water absorption of coarse aggregate.
Determine the fineness modulus and particle size distribution of coarse, fine, and all in aggregates.
Determine the percentage bulking of a fine aggregate sample.
Workability comparison of concrete by Slump test, compaction factor test, Vee bee test.
Determine the cube and cylinder strength of concrete of given proportion and given water cement ratio.
Determine the water absorption and porosity of given stone sample and burnt clay bricks.
Determine the compressive strength of a stone sample and burnt clay bricks.
Design a Concrete Mix using IS Method
Determine cement and concrete permeability of a given mix.
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S.D. Hasan, Civil Engineering Mate