COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Geotechnical Engineering Lab
Course Code: 
15CVL382
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Semester: 
5
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Chennai
Coimbatore

'Geotechnical Engineering Lab' is a course offered in the fifth semester of B. Tech. in Civil Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

  1. Specific gravity of coarse and fine-grained soils
  2. Grain size analysis
  3. Atterberg’s limits and indices
  4. Determination of field density (a) sand replacement method (b) core cutter method
  5. Determination of coefficient of permeability (a) Constant head method; (b) Variable head method
  6. Consolidation test
  7. Compaction test (a) IS light compaction test (b) IS heavy compaction test
  8. California Bearing Ratio test
  9. Direct shear test
  10. Triaxial shear test
  11. Unconfined compressive strength test & Laboratory vane shear test
  12. Demonstration of Plate Load & Standard Penetration Tests