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## Softening Point Test

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

## Marshall Stability Test

Standard Followed ASTM D 1559 or AASHTO T-245 Objective The Marshall stability test is a part of the…

## 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…

## Flakiness And Elongation Index Index Test

Standard Followed ASTM D 4791 Objective This test is performed on coarse aggregates and is intended to determine…

## Los Angeles Abrasion Test

Standard Followed ASTM C 131 or AASHTO T-96 Objective This test is performed on coarse aggregates and entails…

## 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…

## 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…

## Sieve Analysis Of Coarse And Fine Aggregates

Standard Followed ASTM C 136 Objective Following are the objectives of performing sieve analysis on coarse and fine…

## 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.

Compacting factor test is performed using guidelines from past researches. However, BS 1881-103 has detailed the guidelines for…

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

Introduction: The aggregates have different properties based on the type such as fine and the coarse aggregate types.…

## 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 specific gravity of cement

Standard Used ASTM C-188 Objective This test aims at determining the specific gravity or relative density of cement…

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

Standard Used ASTM C-191-13 Objective The objective of this test is to determine the initial and final setting…

## Determination of Average Rainfall over a Catchment

Related Theory In this lab, we will study the calculation of average rainfall through different methods. To calculate…

## Experiment on Orifice Meter in Laboratory

Objective The performance of this experiment targets the following objectives: To measure the volume flow rate or discharge…

## Setting out simple circular curve- two theodolite method

Objective: The main objective of this survey job is to set out a horizontal simple circular curve on…

## Setting Out Simple Circular Curve – Rankine’s Method

Objective: The main objective of this job is to set out a simple circular horizontally using Rankine’s method.…