Engineering Materials Lab

List of the Experiments

1Determination of Normal Consistency of Cement with Vicat’s Apparatus
2Determination of Initial Setting Time of Cement with Vicat’s Apparatus
3Test for Direct Compressive Strength of Cement Mortar
4Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregate
5Specific Gravity (Relative Density) and Absorption Capacity of Fine Aggregate
6Specific Gravity and Absorption Capacity of Coarse Aggregate
7Unit Weight and Voids in Aggregate
8Resistance to Degradation of Small Size Coarse Aggregate by Abrasion and Impact of the Los Angeles Machine
9Determination of Slump, Air Content of Concrete and Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens
10Determination of Splitting Tensile Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens
11Sampling and Testing of Brick for Efflorescence, Compressive Strength and Absorption

Los Angeles Machine

Compression Testing Machine

(Capacity: 2000KN)

Concrete Mixer Machine


Cement Tensile Testing Machine

Mechanical Sieve Shaker

Specific Gravity Test Apparatus

Vicat’s Apparatus


Capacity: 200 Kg

Precision: 1 gm


Capacity: 500 gm

Precision: 0.001 gm

Mortar Mixer Machine

Brick Cutter

Curing Tank

Cube Mould

(2″x 2″x 2″)

Briquette Mould

Slump Cone Test Apparatus

Mould (Unit Weight and Voids in Aggregate)

Cube Mould

(6″x 6″x 6″)

Cylinder Mould

(4″x 8″)

First Aid Box

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