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  1. Dnyan Deshmukh

    Water Absorption Test for bricks

    Water Absorption Test for bricks Ref : IS 3495 (part II) Purpose : To determine water absorption of bricks Salient features: Balance - Capable of weighing 0.1% of mass of the sample Oven Sample preparation: Dry the sample in the oven at room...
  2. Dnyan Deshmukh

    Standard Consistency Test for Cement

    Standard Consistency Test for Cement Ref : IS 4031 (part IV) Purpose : To determine the standard consistency for finding initial and final setting time of Ordinary Portland cement. Apparatus: Vicat apparatus (mould dia - 80mm & height - 40mm) Weights & balance Trowel...
  3. Dnyan Deshmukh

    Slump Test for Concrete

    Slump Test for Concrete Ref : IS 1199 Purpose : To find out the workability of fresh concrete Salient features of apparatus: Slump Cone: Top diameter - 100 mm Bottom diameter - 200 mm Height - 300 mm Thickness - 1.6 mm Tamping rod: Diameter - 16 mm Length - 600 mm...
  4. Dnyan Deshmukh

    Sieve Analysis of Aggregates

    Sieve Analysis of Aggregates Ref : IS 2386 (Part I) Purpose : To determine the gradation of aggregates / fineness modulus of aggregates. Procedure : Prepare the sample for testing from a larger sample by quartering or by means of the sample driver. Weigh the air dried...
  5. Dnyan Deshmukh

    Determination of flakiness index of the coarse aggregate

    Flakiness Index Ref : IS 2386 (Part I) Purpose : To determine the flakiness index of the coarse aggregate. Significance : Coarse aggregate having flakier particles will adversely affect the strength of concrete. Definition : The flakiness index of the aggregate is the...
  6. Dnyan Deshmukh

    Dry density by Core cutter method

    Dry density by Core cutter method Ref : IS 2720 (part XXIX) Purpose : To find out the dry density of compacted soil in field. Salient features of apparatus: Dolly: Inner diameter - 100mm Outer diameter - 115mm Height - 25mm Cutter: Inner diameter - 100mm Outer...
  7. Dnyan Deshmukh

    Determination of silt content in sand

    Determination of silt content in sand Purpose : To determine the silt content in sand. Test procedure : Fill the jar with 100ml water. Add to it 3 – 4 tablets of NaOH and prepare NaOH solution. Add sample of sand in the measuring jar up to height of 100ml approximately. Fill the jar with...
  8. Dnyan Deshmukh

    Compressive strength test for concrete

    Compressive strength test for concrete Ref : IS 516 Purpose : To find out the compressive strength of concrete Salient features of apparatus: Compression testing machine Specimen Test Procedure: Remove the cubes from water after curing period Place the...
  9. Dnyan Deshmukh

    Compressive Strength Test of Cement

    Compressive Strength Test of Cement Ref : IS : 4031 (part VI) Purpose : To determine the compressive strength of cement Significance : Compressive strength of cement helps in determining grade of cement, in calculations of...
  10. Dnyan Deshmukh

    Compressive strength of bricks

    Compressive strength of bricks Ref : IS : 3495 (part I) – 1992 Purpose : To determine the compressive strength of bricks Salient features: a) Compression testing machine b) The compression plate, which shall have a ball seating in...
  11. Dnyan Deshmukh

    Aggregate Impact Value

    Ref : IS : 2386 (Part IV) Purpose : To determine the aggregate impact value. Preparation of test sample: a) Take a sample of aggregate passing through 12.5mm sieve and retained on 10mm sieve. b)...
  12. Dnyan Deshmukh

    Aggregate Crushing Value

    Ref : IS : 2386 (Part IV) Purpose : To determine the crushing value of aggregates. Significance : The aggregate crushing value gives relative measure of the resistance to...