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# Material Testing Labs

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## 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…

## 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…

## To ascertain the bulking phenomena of given sample of sand.

BULKING OF SAND AIM: To ascertain the bulking phenomena of given sample of sand. APPARATUS: 1000ml measuring jar,…

## To determine the specific gravity, void ratio, porosity and bulk density of given coarse and fine aggregates.

SPECIFIC GRAVITY VOID RATIO POROSITY AND BULK DENSITY OF COARSE AND FINE AGGREGATES IS 2386 PART III-1963 AIM:…

## To determine the fineness modulus of given fine and coarse aggregates.

Introduction: Fineness modulus is the average particle size present in any mixture. In a concrete mixture it determines…

## To determine the soundness of the given sample of cement by “Le Chatelier” Method.

SOUNDNESS OF CEMENT (IS 269-1989 AND IS 4031-1988 PART 3) AIM: To determine the soundness of the given…

## To determine the specific gravity of cement

SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF CEMENT (IS: 269 -1989 AND IS: 4031-1988) AIM To determine the specific gravity is normally…

## To determine the initial and final setting times for the given sample of cement.

INITIAL AND FINAL SETTING TIMES OF CEMENT (IS: 269- 1989 and IS: 4031- 1988 part 5) AIM: To…

## To determine the quantity of water required to produce a cement paste of standard consistency.

NORMAL CONSISTENCY OF CEMENT (IS: 269 – 1989 and IS: 4031 – 1988 (Part 4)) AIM: To determine…

## To determine the fineness of the given sample of cement by sieving.

FINENESS OF CEMENT (IS: 269-1989 and IS: 4031-1988) AIM: To determine the fineness of the given sample of…

## Determination of the normal consistency of hydraulic cement

Standard test method for the determination of the normal consistency of hydraulic cement. (ASTM C 187-04) Purpose: To…

## To determine soundness of cement by Le-Chatelier’s apparatus

TITLE: To determine soundness of cement by Le-Chatelier’s apparatus PRIOR CONCEPTS: Types of cement, ingredient of cement, normal…