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The Constructor - Civil Engineering Home for Civil Engineers

The Constructor - Civil Engineering Home provides informational resources to Civil Engineers around the globe on various subjects such as construction management, Structural Engineering, Building Construction Tips, How to Guides for Civil Engineers etc.

AGGREGATE IMPACT TEST

AIM To study the toughness property of the aggregates for concrete construction. EQUIPMENT Impact testing machine: DESCRIPTION OF MACHINE The Pendulum impact Testing Machine consists of the robust frame, the specimen support and measuring ...

TENSION TEST ON STEEL ROD

AIM To study the behavior of mild steel, tore steel and high tensile steel under tension and find out the Young's Modulus, Ultimate strength, percentage elongation EQIPMENT UTM, Extensometer, scale Venire calipers, punching tools etc. DESCRIPTION ...

VICKERS HARDNESS TEST

AIM To determine the Vickers Hardness number for the given specimen. EQUIPMENT Vicker's hardness tester, pyramid indentor DESCRIPTION OF THE MACHINE The body of the machine is closed by covers and the mechanism inside the ...

STRUT TEST

AIM To find the Euler's buckling load of the strut. EQUIPMENT Strut Testing Apparatus, Venire Caliper Scale DESCRIPTION OF MACHINE The machine is so designed as to carry out tests on struts of various ...

BENDING TEST ON WOODEN BEAM

AIM To determine the Young's Modulus E of wood and the Modulus of Rupture by conducting bending test. EQUIPMENT UTM, device for Appling load and scale THEORY AND PRINCIPLE For a simply supported beam with ...

STUDY OF UNIVERSAL TESTING MACHINE

INTRODUCTION Universal testing machine (UTM) is called so because of the versatility of its application. The following tests can be performed with it:- 1. Tension Test. 2. Compression Test. 3. Bending Test. 4. Hardness Test. ...

BRINELL HARDNESS TEST

AIM To determine the Brinell Hardness number HB of the given specimen. EQUIPMENT Brinell hardness tester RAB-250, Brinell microscope and indentors (2.5mm and 5mm ball) DESCRIPTION OF MACHINE The Brinell Hardness Tester consists of a ...