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Rock mechanics laboratory has the following principal equipment:

Rock coring and grinding machines with accessories.

Core drill for taking samples from large rocks.

Diamond saw.

Surface grinder.

Iotech DAQBOOK 200kHz PC Based Data Acquisition System

200 Ton Tinius olsen testing machine with accessories.

2800 kN MTS stiff testing machine with accessories.

Portable direct shear machine with accessories

Motorized Direct shear testing machine with accessories for rock and soil.

Triaxial testing cells with accessories.

Point load tester.

Schmidt hardness tester.

Slake durability testing machine.

Engineering seismograph with accessories for seismic exploration.

Vibration seismograph

Drying oven.

Freezing-thawing testing machine.

Rock toughness testing machine.

Borehole sliding micrometer.

Plate bearing testing set up.

In situ direct shear test set up.

In the laboratory the following tests are available:

Uniaxial Compressive Strength

Unit Weight

Porosity

Water Content

Static Deformability (E, )

Post Failure Deformability (Dilation Angle)

Triaxial Compression Test

Standard Sample (NX, BX)

Non-standard Sample

Direct Shear Test

(<80 mm)

(>80 mm)

Freezing and Thawing Strength

Direct Tensile Strength

Indirect Tensile Strength (Brazillian)

Flexural Strength

Dynamic Deformability (Vp, Vs)

Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity

Slake Durability Test

Point Load Index Test

Toughness (ASTM, TSE)

Schmidt Hardness

Shore Hardness

Blast Design

Other Services

Rock Mass Classification (per system, per core box)

Field Seismic Velocity (P velocity, 2 direction, < 70 m)

Field Seismic Velocity (P velocity, 2 direction, > 70 m)

Field Seismic Velocity (S velocity, 2 direction, < 50 m)

Field Seismic Velocity (S velocity, 2 direction, > 50 m)

Coring from Block

Core Cutting and Polishing

Plate Cutting and Polishing

INFORMATION ABOUT EXPERIMENTS