Civil Engineering


Strength Of Materials Laboratory

The objective of the strength of materials lab is to demonstrate the basic principles in the area of strength and mechanics of materials and structural analysis to the undergraduate students through a series of experiments. Tests such as the tension tests of a steel bar, torsion of model circular sections and bending of a steel bar, compressive strength of concrete are conducted in the lab.

Major Equipments

Universal Testing Machine, Compression Testing Machine, Impact Testing Machine, Hardness Testing Machine, Torsion Testing machine, Flexural Testing Machine, Abrasion Testing Machine

Lab Incharge : Prof.L.B.Pawar

Geotechnical Lab

Soil is one of the very important construction material. It is a very complex material to deal with. Geotechnical Engineering laboratory having its aim to know all the engineering properties of such soils.

Major Equipments

Triaxial shear testing machine, Unconfined compressive strength testing machine, California Bearing testing machine, Consolidation testing machine, Direct shear testing machine, Vane shear testing machine, Rapid moisture meter, Sample extractor, Permeability test apparatus

Lab In-charge: Prof.V.M.Pandit

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The objectives of the engineering mechanics program are to provide and facilitate teamwork and multidisciplinary experiences throughout the curriculum. Also to educate students in the fundamental subjects necessary for a career in mechanics and/or astronautics, and prepare students for advanced education in these and related fields.

Major Equipments

Belt Friction, Beam-reaction apparatus, Universal force table, Space Force apparatus, Set up for Co-efficient of Restitution, Curvilinear Motion apparatus.

Lab In-charge : Prof.M.S.Dhomase

Transportation Laboratory

The objective of transportation Engineering Laboratory is to learn the Principles and Procedure of testing of material required for highway construction like Bitumen, aggregates, murum.

Major equipments

Los Angles Abrasion testing machine, Marshall Stability Apparatus, Universal Penetrometer, Ductility Testing Machine, Centrifuge Extractor, Ring and Ball Apparatus, Water bath, Standard tar viscometer.

Lab In-charge : Prof.V.N.Bagul

Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

The lab is a basic model which acquires the understanding of fluid properties, fluid characteristics and calibrate the instruments based on Bernoulli’s theorem. The experiments here are designed to demonstrate the applications of the basic fluid mechanics principles like Reynold’s number, frictional losses etc.

Major equipments  

Redwood viscometer, Reynolds Apparatus, venturimeter, orificemeter, Bernoulli’s Apparatus, hydraulic flume, Losses in pipes.

Lab In-charge: Prof.M.A.Kulakarni

Surveying Laboratory

The objective of this laboratory is to learn about measurement of distances, angles, Reduced Levels and setting out works. The experiments include determination of distances using chain and tape, reduced levels and contours using Level, bearing of lines using Compass, horizontal and vertical angles using Theodolite and graphical method using Plane Table. Use of modern equipment like total station will be demonstrated. This laboratory course will help the students to understand the theoretical concepts learned in the course surveying.

Major equipments

Total station, Transit Theodolite, Nautical Sextant, Mirror Stereoscope, EDM, Digital Planimeter, GPS receiver, Dumpy Level, Compass, Plane Table, etc.

Lab In-charge: Prof.R.S.Sonawane

Environmental Engineering Laboratory

This Laboratory presents environmental significance, practical applications of water quality test, sampling techniques and also standards of water for various uses. well-arranged tests in Lab - dealing with some major water and waste water quality parameters of physical, chemical and biological. As most of the Indian Universities It have included water and waste water analysis, this Laboratory work should be extremely useful for the students of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Major Equipments

Digital Turbidity meter, BOD Incubator, Digital Spectrophotometer, Digital pH meter, Conductivity meter, Flame photometer, High Volume Sampler

Lab In-charge: Prof.R.N.Kasliwal 

Geology Laboratory

The objective of this laboratory is to study the geologic factors that affect the location, design, construction, operation and maintenance of different civil engineering structures. In this laboratory, physical properties of minerals and rocks, geological properties like strike and dip of the bedding planes and study of different maps can be carried out. The basic ideas, learned about the geological conditions in a location will enable the students for proper design of foundations, location of ground water and design of structures for earthquake resistance. This laboratory course will help the students to understand the theoretical concepts learned in the course engineering Geology.

Major Specimens

Rock specimen's, mineral specimen's, Maps

Lab In-charge: Dr. S.N.Kalia

Concrete Technology Laboratory

The objective of concrete laboratory is to determine the physical properties of building construction materials like cement, fine and coarse aggregate and strength characteristics of cement mortar, plain cement concrete and reinforced cement concrete. The tests include determination of specific gravity, fineness, normal consistency, setting times, workability and soundness of cement, fineness modulus of fine and coarse aggregate, strength of cement mortar, cement concrete, bending and flexural strength on concrete and non destructive test on concrete. The students can design the mix, make the specimens and test the same for the strength for comparison with design strength. This laboratory course will help the students to understand the theoretical concepts learned in the course building materials.

Major Equipments

Vibration Table, Compaction Factor Apparatus, Vee Bee Consistometer, Slump Cone Test, Mould Vibrator, Impact Testing Machine, Concrete PAN Mixer, NDT Apparatus.

Lab In-charge: Prof. Y.L.Bhirud

CAD Laboratory

The CAD Laboratory is a central facility of the Civil Engineering Department where all undergraduate students and faculty members can work with the sophisticated 2-D & 3-D design and analysis software. They can learn to use the latest software and carry out their research work. The CAD Laboratory has a total 30 number of computers (desktops and workstations) with the latest configurations connected with a high-end server through switched networking.

Major euipements

Project Dld Plus Model Kgps-1o1, Overhead Projector, Coagnifront Engg. Mech. Teacher & Student Version, LCD Projectore Epson, Hp Laaser Jet Printer, Computer System Thinkcentre

Lab In-charge: Prof. S.M Pawar

Drawing Hall

Civil Department have a well furnished drawing hall having capacity of 40 drawing desks which can be utilized for engineering drawing. Also drawing hall is equipped with LCD projector

Lab In-charge: Prof. H.A. Shirsath

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