Engineering Geology Unit and Laboratory

FUNCTIONS

  • To conduct engineering geological studies and provide advice on land use planning, construction and mining industry.

In carrying out the above function, the laboratory is undertaking the following activities:

  1. Geotechnical Investigations for construction purposes.
  2. Rock mechanics analysis for construction and mining purposes.
  3. Slope stability analysis for geo-hazards studies.
  4. Laboratory material testing for soil and rock mechanics.
    5.Soil classification.
    6.Determination of engineering properties of aggregates(Aggregate tests).


Compressive/Crushing Machine