Aurora's Scientific, Technological & Research Institute
Aurora Temple of Learning

CIVIL Laboratories

1. SURVEYING 1

The main object of this study is to help students in gaining the practical experience by exposing them to various techniques of field surveying. Have the ability to use techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Equipment Details:

S.NO NAME OF THE EQUIPMENT QUANTITY SPECIFICATIONS Purpose
1 Chains 6 30M, 20M To measure  the length
2 tapes 10 50m To measure the length
3 Ranging rod 20 4m,3m used for marking the position of stations and for sightings of those stations as well as for ranging straight lines
4 cross staff 20 15, 10 and 6 inches in length used to find the latitude by measuring the altitude of the Pole Star above the horizon
5 arrows 30 45cm to 150cm  
6 Compasses 6 -  used for navigation and orientation that shows direction relative to the geographic cardinal directions
7 Tripods 6 - Used as a platform for supporting the weight and maintaining the stability of some other object .
8 Optical square 2 -  sighting 90 degrees, it is used in pairs in surveying and in a singular block in metrolog
9 Plane tables 10 - used in surveying and related disciplines to provide a solid and level surface on which to make field drawings, charts and maps
10 Alidade 2   a sighting device or pointer for determining directions or measuring angles
11 Plumbing fork 2 -  It is used for centering the point over the point or station occupied by the plane table when the plotted position of that point is already known on the sheet.
12 trough compasses 6 - used for navigation and orientation that shows direction relative to the geographic cardinal directions 
13 Leveling instruments 4 -  It is used in surveying and building with a vertical staff to measure height differences and to transfer, measure and set heights.
14 leveling staves 4 - Used with a leveling instrument to determine the difference in height between points or heights of points above a datum surface.

2. SURVEYING –II

  • Gain a basic understanding of the principles and operation of the Global Positioning System.
  • Learning of surveying and Surveying Application.
  • Gain the ability to measure differences in elevation, draw and utilize contour plots, and Calculate volumes for earthwork.
  • Helps in finding the Vertical and Horizontal Angle Measurement
  • Analyzing Topographic Surveys and Mapping
  • Helps in finding of the Curves and Earthwork  prosier
  • Understand the importance of professional licensure to protect the public in the Practice of land surveying.
  • Appreciate the need for licensed surveyors to establish positioning information for property.
  • Have the ability to use techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Equipment Details:

S.NO NAME OF THE EQUIPMENT QUANTITY Purpose

1

Theodeolite

 

2

A theodolite  is a precision instrument for measuring angles  in the horizontal and vertical planes

2

Total station

 

1

used for surveying  and building construction.


3. AUTO CAD LAB

  • Introduces AutoCAD software as a design and drafting tool for architecture and interior design.
  • A student will able to know how to apply engineering drawing using computers
  • A student can understand about the scope of Auto CAD software
  • A student will know what is plan and how it should drawn in auto CAD software
  • Create, annotate, edit and plot drawings using basic AutoCAD commands and features.
  • Apply basic AutoCAD skills to intermediate AutoCAD course and other design and drafting courses.

Equipment Details:

S.NO NAME OF THE EQUIPMENT QUANTITY
1 AUTOCAD 2013 SOFTWARE 20

4. Engineering Geology 

The objectives was course is to give the basics knowledge of Geology That is required for constructing various Civil Engineering Structures, basic Geology, Geological Hazardous and Environmental Geology which gives a complete picture on the Geological aspects that are to be considered for the planning and construction of major Civil Engineering projects
  • Student will be able to
  • Know geology from Civil Engineering point of view
  • Understand Mineral and rock properties
  • Understands the significance of structural geology
  • Understand the concepts of Geophysical methods

Equipment Details:

S.NO NAME OF THE EQUIPMENT QUANTITY Purpose
1 Rock specimens

 

10 -
2 Mineral specimens 10 To Study physical properties and identification of minerals
3 Models of structural geology 1 Understand the concepts of Geophysical methods
4 Geological Maps of India 1 A geologic map or geological map is a special-purpose map made to show geological features. Rock units or geologic strata are shown by color or symbols to indicate where they are exposed at the surface.

5. GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING LAB

  • Provide civil engineering students with the basic knowledge to carry out field investigations and to indentify soils in geotechnical engineering practice.
  • Experience the concepts of soil mass, soil solids, and soil structure
  • Understand the laboratory test procedures and appreciate the suitability of each test. 
  • Make the students to relate theoretical concepts in doing lab tests 

Equipment Details:

S.NO NAME OF THE EQUIPMENT QUANTITY
1 Triaxial testing machine with accessories for compaction test 1
2 Direct shear testing machine with accessories 1
3 Unconfined compression testing machine with accessories 1
4 Consolidation test-3 gang 1
5 Permeability moulds with accessories for constant and variability test

 

1
6 Vane Shear Test apparatus 1
7 Casagrande's liquid limit apparatus with accessories 1
8 Plastic limit apparatus with accessories 1
9 shrinkage limit apparatus with accessories 1
10 CBR Testing machine with 3 moulds and Rammers for Grain size analysis 1

6.ENVRNORMENTAL ENGINEERING LAB

The objectives were course is to give the basics knowledge of testing of the different solutions collected from different areas and locations. The student able to do the testing of water samples. Evaluate and synthesize data with sound engineering principles, methodologies, and the latest technology into creative, sustainable, safe and economical engineering solutions to environmental engineering problems. The solutions they develop will minimize the impact of human activities on the environment and protect human health.

Equipment Details:

S.NO NAME OF THE EQUIPMENT QUANTITY Purpose
1 BOD apparatus 1 Measuring of biological oxygen demand of given sample
2 COD apparatus 1  Measuring of chemical oxygen demand of given sample
3 Incubator 1 Maintain the properties of the solutions.
4 Micro balancer 1 To weigh the solvents
5 Refrigerator 1 Maintain the temperature if the solutions.
6 oven 1 To make drying
7

Titration equipment & Setup

1 Foe titration purpose of the solutions
8

PH meter, Turbidity meter, Spectrophotometer, autoclave.

1 To check the characteristics of different solutions and solvents.

7. CONCRETE AND HIGHWAY MATERIALS LAB

  • The objective of concrete laboratory is to determine the physical properties of building construction materials like cement, fine and coarse aggregate.
  • The objective of highway materials laboratory is to determine some of the properties of coarse aggregates and bitumen.

Equipment Details:

S.NO NAME OF THE EQUIPMENT QUANTITY
1 Abrasion test set up> 1
2 Aggregate Impact Test set up 1
3 Attrition Test set up 1
4 Shape tests- length gauge 1
5 Shape tests- Thickness gauge 1
6 Penetration Test set up 1
7 Ductility Test set up 1
8 Softening Point Test set up 1
9 Flash and fire point tests set up 1
10 Compression Test of Cement, 70.6mm size moulds, compression testing machine, aggregate crushing value. 1
11 Non Destructive testing or concrete(Schmidt's hammer) or Ultrasonic tester 1
12 oven 1