Civil Engineering is Professional Engineering discipline that deals with the analysis, design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure facilities like building, dam, road, bridge, etc. ,.
Civil engineering is a composite of many specific disciplines that include structural engineering, water engineering, construction engineering, etc .,.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will excel in undergraduate instruction, in research in all sub-areas of civil and environmental engineering, and in service to the public consistent with the land-grant mission. The Department will make significant contributions to the economic development of the state, region and nation.
The mission of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is to provide quality education to prepare nationally competitive undergraduate students for a successful career in civil and environmental engineering; to provide advanced skills and knowledge in state-of-the-art research and design in sub-areas of civil and environmental engineering for graduate students; and to provide service to the university, engineering profession, and the public.
All laboratories are well-furnished with the latest electronically controlled instruments. Some of the sophisticated equipment available in the laboratories are:
- Soil Mechanics Lab
- Strength of Materials
- Surveying Lab
- Environmental Engineering Lab
- Transportation Engineering Lab
- Computer Aided Building Drawing
- Hydraulics Lab
Soil Mechanics Lab - Major Equipments
Triaxial shear test, permeability test, specific gravity test, Direct shear test apparatus Casagrande apparatus Liquid limit & plastic limit device 20 cm sieve size Field density (Sand pouring cylinder) Proctor compaction apparatus
Strength of Materials lab -Major Equipments
Torsion Testing Machine, Spring Testing Machine, Rock Well Hardness Testing Machine, Impact Testing Machine, Brinell Hardness Testing Machine, Universal Testing Machine
Survey Lab -Major Equipments
Conventional Theodolite, Dumpy Level, Plane Table, Ranging Rod, Leveling & Cross Staff Prismatic Compass, Total Station
Environmental Engineering Lab -Major Equipments
PH Meter, Calorimeter, Conductivity Meter, Jar Test Apparatus, COD Apparatus, Hot Air Oven, Magnetic Stirrer
Transportation Engineering Lab -.Major Equipments
Bitumen Automatic Penetrometer, Machine Los Angeles Abrasion Testing Machine, Le-Chatelier Flask, Mould & Water Bath, Flash & Fire Point Test Apparatus, Ring & Ball Apparatus Tar Viscometer
Computer Aided Building Drawing
At the end of this course the student should be able to draft on computer building drawings (Plan, elevation and sectional views) in accordance with development and control rules satisfying orientation and functional requirements
The software used is CADD. and STADPRO
Hydraulics Lab -Major Equipments
Venturimeter, Orificemeter, Test Orifice & Mouthpiece Apparatus, Pipe Friction Apparatus, Losses in Pipe Line Apparatus, Pitot tube & water meter tests, Pelton wheel & Francis Turbine Vernier , Caliper Spanner & Screw Driver Set