Transportation Engg

For construction of Highways, Bitumen, Tar or Asphalt and Aggregates are used as a construction material. In order to assess and ensure the quality of these materials, the Index properties and the physical properties of the materials are defined in Transportation Engineering Laboratory. The Transportation Lab in the Department of Civil Engineering has been established with equipment of standard quality including 1) Los Angles Abrasion Machine; 2)Impact test apparatus; 3) Aggregate Crushing value equipment; 4) Penetration test apparatus; 5) Standard Viscometer; 6)Ductility test apparatus; 7) Softening point test apparatus; 8) Flash and Fire point test apparatus 9) Flakiness Index apparatus; 10) Elongation Index apparatus; 11) Sieves (100mm, 63mm, 50mm, 45mm, 37.5mm, 25mm, 12.5mm,6.3mm, 4.75mm, 2.36mm; 2.17mm, 600microns, 300microns, 75microns); 12) Specific gravity basket; 13) Density Bottle etc