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THE CHARPY IMPACT TEST

Objective: To test the resistance of the material towards an impact load Apparatus: Charpy Testing machine, a rod of mild steel and a rod of carbonate steel.Introduction:The Charpy impact test is one of the impact-testing that is used to determine the resistance towards ...

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PENETRATION VALUE OF BITUMEN

AIM: (i) To determine the consistency of bituminous material (ii) To assess the suitability of bitumen for use under different climatic conditions and various types of construction. APPARATUS: (i) Container: A flat bottomed cylindrical metallic dish 55 mm in diameter and 35 mm in ...

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DETERMINATION OF LOS ANGELES ABRASION VALUE

DETERMINATION OF LOS ANGELES ABRASION VALUE AIM: (i) to determine the Los Angeles abrasion value. (ii) to find the suitability of aggregates for use in road construction. APPARATUS: The apparatus as per IS: 2386 (Part IV) – 1963 consists of: (i) Los Angeles Machine: It consists ...

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