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# Labs

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## To determine the stripping value of aggregates by static immersion method.

AIM: To determine the stripping value of aggregates by static immersion method. THEORY: Bitumen and tar adhere well…

## To determine the viscosity value of the given bitumen sample.

AIM : To determine the viscosity value of the given bitumen sample. INTRODUCTION: Viscosity is defined as the…

## Softening Point Test

Introduction: Bitumen is defined as a binding material used in the pavement to bind the aggregates together and…

## MARSHALL STABILITY TEST

Aim To find out optimum bitumen content of given mix. Theory: Bruce Marshall, formerly bituminous engineer with Mississippi…

## Flash and Fire point determination of bitumen

Introduction: Bitumen is usually placed surfaces as a binding substance and is directly visible towards the warmth of…

## To determine ductility of the given bitumen.

Aim: To determine ductility of the given bitumen. THEORY: In the flexible pavement construction where bitumen binders are…

## To determine grade of given bitumen

PENETRATION TEST AIM: To determine grade of given bitumen THEORY: The consistency of bituminous materials vary depending upon…

## FLAKINESS AND ELONGATION INDEX INDEX TEST

SHAPE TEST The particle shape of aggregate is determined by the percentage of flaky and elongated particles contained…

## Los Angeles Abrasion Test

AGGREGATE ABRASION VALUE TEST INTRODUCTION: Due to the movement of traffic, the road stones used in the surfacing…

## Deval Attrition Test For Aggregates

Introduction: Aggregates are defined as the coarse materials provided in any substance to gain a certain strength such…

## Aggregate Impact Test

Introduction: The application of load on the aggregates such as pavements result into the disintegration of the particles…

## To determine mechanical properties of road stone

AGGREGATE CRUSHING VALUE TEST AIM: To determine mechanical properties of road stone required are: Satisfactory resistance to crushing…

## TESTS ON BRICKS

TESTS ON BRICKS Theory: Brick is a very common construction material obtained by moulding clay in rectangular blocks…

## Tensile strength determination of concrete (splitting)

Introduction: The sample of concrete enjoys compression whereas when it comes towards tension it has a brittle and…

## Determination of the flexural strength of concrete

Introduction: This test is used to determine the deflection produce in the slab made up of concrete due…

## TESTS FOR DETERMINATION OF COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE

Theory: One of the important properties of concrete is its strength in compression. The strength in compression has…

## SIEVE ANALYSIS OF COARSE AND FINE AGGREGATES

SIEVE ANALYSIS OF COARSE AND FINE AGGREGATES Theory: Aggregate is the inert, inexpensive materials dispersed throughout the cement…

## Determination of compressive strength of cement.

Introduction: The most important factor to be considered while choosing any type of material in construction is its…

## To determine the workability of concrete mix of given proportion by compaction factor test.

COMPACTION FACTOR TEST OBJECT: To determine the workability of concrete mix of given proportion by compaction factor test.…

## To determine the workability or consistency of concrete mix of given proportion by slump test.

WORKABILITY TESTS ON FRESH CONCRETE A) SLUMP TEST OBJECT: To determine the workability or consistency of concrete mix…