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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

AIM: To determine softening point of a given bitumen sample. THEORY: Bitumen does not suddenly change from solid…

## MARSHALL STABILITY TEST

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

## FLASH AND FIRE TEST

Aim To determine the flash and fire point of the bitumen. THEORY: Bitumen materials leave out volatiles at…

## 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

AIM: To determine the Deval attrition value. APPARATUS: The apparatus as per IS: 2386 (Part IV) – 1963…

## AGGREGATE IMPACT TEST

AIM: To determine aggregate impact value of given aggregate. THEORY: Toughness is the property of a material to…

## 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…

## TESTS FOR DETERMINATION OF SPLITTING TENSILE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE

Theory: Splitting tensile strength is generally greater than the direct tensile strength and lower than the flexural strength…

## TESTS FOR DETERMINATION OF FLEXURAL STRENGTH OF CONCRETE

Theory: Flexural strength is one measure of the tensile strength of concrete. It is a measure of an…

## 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.

DETERMINATION OF COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF CEMENT Objective: Determination of compressive strength of cement. Reference: IS 4031-1988 (Part-6). Apparatus:…

## 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…