Soil Mechanics Laboratory

The Soil Mechanics Laboratory hosts the laboratory sessions for the third year Soil Mechanics modules (CE3004 & CE3005) of the Civil Engineering degree. The Laboratory contains equipment to carry out soil classification tests, compaction tests, permeability tests, oedometer tests, direct shear tests, triaxial tests, unconfined compression tests, vane shear tests, and drop cone shear tests on soil samples.


  • Kane Building Basement


  • Water infiltration test apparatus.
  • Oedometer.
  • Drop cone rig.

Soil Mechanics Laboratory

Soil Mechanics Laboratory
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