Setting Time of Cement

Generally, the setting time of cement can be divided into initial setting time and the final setting time. In very simple terms, the initial setting time may be understood as … Read More

Vane Shear Test

Vane shear test on the soil is used to determine the shear strength ( particularly un-drained shear strength) of the soil. This test on soil can be carried out both … Read More

Core Cutter Method

The determination of dry density by the core cutter method generally involves the hammering or jacking of a  steel cylinder ( with known mass and volume)  into the soil thereby … Read More

Sand Replacement Method

The in-situ dry density of soil can be efficiently determined by the sand replacement method. Sand Replacement method is also commonly known as the Sand Cone Method. Usually, the soil … Read More

Sieve Analysis

One of the most important properties of the soil is the grain properties. The grain properties of coarse-grained soils are the particle size, grain shape and mineralogical composition. Thus, to … Read More

Water Absorption Test On Brick

Water Absorption test on brick is conducted to determine the moisture absorbed by the bricks when subjected to extreme conditions. The absorption test can be used as an indicator of … Read More

Bitumen Extraction Test

Bitumen extraction test is conducted to determine the percentage of bitumen present in an asphaltic pavement. This test is important because various pavement properties such as durability, compatibility, resistance to … Read More

Liquid Limit Test of Soil

Liquid Limit test of soil is done to get the information of fine-grain soil (Cohesive soil) about the consolidation properties of soil while calculating allowable bearing capacity & settlement of … Read More

Proctor Test for Soil

Proctor test for soil is a compaction test that is carried out to determine the compaction properties of soil. In actual, this test is used for determining the mass of … Read More

Dynamic Cone Penetration Test

Highway pavements are an essential component of the transportation system providing access and establishing linkages between one corner to another throughout the world. Due to its utmost(greatest) importance, there has … Read More