Highway Materials and Concrete Testing Lab (CV367)

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Highway Materials and Concrete Testing Lab (CV367)






Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 



Tests on highway materials, aggregates and bituminous materials; tests on fresh concrete; workability tests; tests on
hardened concrete; strength tests; destructive and non-destructive testing; tests on R.C. beams and columns.

Course Outcomes:
1. Summarize the characteristics, test methods, and specifications required for assessing the suitability of materials used for highway construction.
2. Perform tests on aggregate, bitumen, fresh concrete, and hardened concrete as per relevant standards
3. Design concrete mixes for a specified strength based on the properties of the ingredients.
4. Articulate the findings of laboratory tests and prepare a sound test report.


1) S.K. Khanna and C.E.G. Justo, Highway materials Testing - Nem Chand Bros, Rookee 2) V.V. SastryandM.L. Gambir, Laboratory manual on concrete testing (Part II).

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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