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Test for Buildings
Test for Roads
 

Test for Buildings

Feild Tests  

(a) Standard Penetration Test
(b) Dynamic Cone Penetration Test
(c) Plate Load Test

Lab Tests  

(a) Particle Size Analysis
(b) Atterberg's Limits
(i) Liquid Limit
(ii) Plastic Limit
(iii) Shrinkage Limit

(c) Shear Characteristics
(i) Unconfined Compressive Strength
(ii) Triaxiai Compressive Test
(iii) Direct Shear Test

(d) Natural Moisture Percentage
(e) Bulk Density
(f) Specific Gravity
(g) Consolidation Test
(h) Soil Classification
(i) Harmful Salts
(j) Organic Matter (if any found)
(k) PH Value (if required)
(l) Bearing Capacity and Settlement Calculation rities

 

 
FIELD EQUIPMENTS (SOIL)
 

 
A Rotary Drilling Machine with Double Barrel Core for Sampling a 1 Nos.
B Auger Boring a f
C Wash Boring a f
D Casing Boring a Aa
1 Augers   30 Nos
2 Ordinary Guide   6 Nos
3 Machine Guide   3 Nos
4 Drill Rods 1--1/2" 280 m
5 Casing Pipes 4" 102 m
6 Casing Pipes 6" 96 m
7 Bogey 4" 4 Nos
8 Bogey 3" 4 Nos
9 Tripod Stand a 6 Nos
10 Pulley a 6 Nos
11 S.P.T Samples a 9 Nos
12 Rope a 150 m
13 Pipe Winch a 15 Nos
14 Chain Winch a 15 Nos
15 Clamp a 9 Nos
16 U.D. Samplers a 200 Nos
17 Pressure Pipe 1--1/2" 100 m
18 Measuring tape a 10 Nos
 

1 TRIAXIAL TESTING MACHINE (Electrical Apparatus) a HEICO Make
2 DIRECT SHEAR TESTING MACHINE (Electrical Apparatus) a HEICO Make
3 Consolidometre 1 No HEICO Make
4 Consolidometre 3 Nos Rajco Make
5 Consolidometre 1 No Local Make
6 Universal Dial Gauge 0.002 mm Soil Extractor a HEICO MAKE
7 L.L. Device Appratus a Rajco Make
8 Permeability Appratus a a
9 Sieve Sets a Rajco Make
10 Chemical & Glass appratus for chemical Testing & Organic matter Testing a a
 
List of Indian Standards  
 
Feild Tests
IS : 1892-1979 :- Code of Practice for Sub Surface Investigation for foundations
IS : 2131-1981 :- Method for standard penetration Test for soil
IS : 4968-1976 :- Method for Sub Surface Sounding for soil
Part I - Dynamic Method using 50 mm cone without Bentonite Slurry
Part II - Dynamic Method using cone and Bentonite Slurry
Part III - Static cone penetration Test
IS : 1888-1982 :- Method of Load Test on soils (Plate Load Test)
IS : 5249-1977 :- Determination of Dynamic Properties of Soil ( Cyclic Plate Load Test )
Lab Tests
IS : 2720(Part IV) 1985 :- Grain Size Analysis of Soil
IS : 2720(Part V) 1985 :- Liquid Limit and Plastic Limit of Soil
IS : 2720(Part VI) 1972 :- Shrinkage Factor of Soil.
IS : 2720(Part VII) 1973 :- Unconfined Compressive Strength of Soil
 


 

Test for Roads  

Feild Tests

(a) Field Density
(b) Field Moisture
(c) Benkeiman Beam Deflection Test
(d) Dynamic Cone Penetration Test

Lab Tests

(a) Grain Size Analysis
(b) Atterberg's limits
(i) Liquid Limit
(ii) Plastic Limit
(iii) Shrinkage Limit

(c) Proctor test for O.M.C. and M.D.D.
(d) C.B.R. Test

 

 
LAB EQUIPMENTS
 

1 C.B.R. Machine with 15 moulds & Proving Ring 1000 Kg, 2500Kg, 5000Kg cap. a HEICO MAKE
2 Proctor Testing Appratus 2 Nos. with Rammer 2 Nos. a
3 D.B.D. Appratus Sand Repalcement Method 2 Nos a
4 D.B.D. Appratus Core Cutter Method 2 Nos a
5 Dynamic Cone Penetration Test Appratus 1 Nos a
6 Modulus Subgrade Reaction Testing equipment a a
7 Benkelmen Beam Appratus (FOR ROADS) 1 Nos Rajco Make
8 TRL Dynamic Cone Penetration

 

 
LIST OF IMPORTANT IRC SPECIFICATION IS : 2386 ( Part I to VIII ) 1963
 

 

IRC:5-1985 Standard specifications & code of practice for road bridges, section I general features of design
( sixth - revision )
IRC:6-1985 Standard specification & code of practice for road bridges, section II loads and stresses
(third revision).
IRC  : 15-1981- Standard specifications & code of practice for construction  of concrete roads (second revision).
IRC: 18-1985- design criteria for prestressed concrete road bridges (post-tensioned concrete ).
IRC: 19-1977- Standard specifications and code of practice for water bound macadam (full grout ).
IRC : 20-1966- recommended practice for bituminous penetration macadam ( full grout ).
IRC : 21-1987- Standard specifications and code of practice for road bridges, section III cement concrete ( plain and- reinforced ) ( second- revision ) .
IRC :22-1986- Standard specifications and code of practice for road bridges, section VI composite construction ( first- revision ).
IRC :36-1970- Recommended practice for the construction of earth embankments for road works.
IRC : 37-1984- Guidelines for the design of flexible pavements ( first revision ).
IRC : 40-1970- Standard specifications and code of practice for road bridges, section IV brick, stone and block masonry.
IRC : 45-1972- Recommendations for estimating the resistance of soil below the max. Scour level in the design of well foundations of bridges. 
IRC : 49-1973- Recommended practice for the pulverization of black cotton soil for lime.
IRC :56-1973- Recommended practice for the treatment of embankment slopes for erosion control.
IRC : 58-1988- Guidelines for the design of rigid pavements for highways ( first revision ).
IRC   :73-1980- Geometric design standards for rural ( non-urban ) highways.
IRC :78-1983- Standard specifications and code of practice for road bridges, section VII foundation and substructure (first revision ).
IRC :81-1981- Tentative guidelines for strengthening of flexible road pavements using Benkelman Beam Deflection Techniques (BBDT ).
IRC :86-1983- Geometric design standards for urban roads in plains.

 

 
LIST OF IMPORTANT IRC SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS
 

IRC:SP:11-1988

Handbook of Quality Control for Construction of Rosds and Runways.
(Second Revision)

IRC:SP:13-1973 Standard specification & code of practice for road bridges, section II loads and stresses (third revision).
IRC:SP:18-1978 Manual for Highways Bridges Maintenance and Inspection
IRC:SP:19-1978 Manual for Survey,Investigation and Prcparation of Road Projects
IRC:SP:20-1979 Manual for Route Location,Design,Construction and Maintenance of Rural Roads.(Other District Roads & Village Roads)











LIST OF ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS (R.W.) PUBLICATIONS


MOST Pocketbook for Bridge Engineers,1984
MOST Specifications for Roads and Bridge Work, 1994(Third Revision)