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CV2712 Civil Engineering Laboratory B

[Lectures: 0 hrs; Tutorials: 0 hrs; Lab: 30 hrs; Pre-requisite: Nil; Academic Units: 1] 


Learning Objective :

To provide practical application and understanding of theories relating to areas in civil engineering.

Course Content :

Laboratory experiments and projects related to areas in civil engineering such as pavement and construction materials, environmental engineering and soil mechanics.

Course Outline :

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Topic

1

Los Angeles abrasion and polished stone value

2

Concrete mixing, casting, demoulding and slump test

3

Tests on hardened concrete & tensile test of reinforcing bars

4

Solids analysis

5

10% fines / sand equivalent tests

6

Marshall test, bitumen penetration & softening point

7

Compaction

8

One-dimensional consolidation test

9

Shear strength of sand

10

Shear strength of clay

Learning Outcome :

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Carry out experiments and verify theories in CEE courses relating to civil engineering materials, environmental engineering and soil mechanics.
  2. Carry out investigative open-ended projects to include independent methodology to relate theories and principles to experimental results on various test apparatuses relating to above courses.
  3. Estimate percent uncertainty in experimental data and results.
  4. Analyse, interpret and infer from experimental data and results.
  5. Write a project report with professional and technical competency and clarity.


Textbooks :

Lab Manuals

References :

Nil.​