Laboratory

Laboratory

Rock Mechanics Lab
Stiff loading frame (4000 kN)
Servo controller MTS Teststar IIm
Uniaxial, Brazil and triaxial tests up to 150 mm diameter samples

Fracture toughness mode 1

True traixial cell (120 mm diameter)
Creep test apparatus
Discontinuity shear strength testing (200 x 300 mm)
Discontinuity shear strength testing (150 x 150 mm)
Slake Durability apparatus
Freeze-Thaw-Cycles
Microscope for petrografical analyses of thin sections
10 channnel Acoustic Emission, single channel Acoustic Emission
CERCHAR-apparatus, LCPC apparatus

Field equipment
Point-Load-Test (2)
Schmidt-Hammer
Drilling equipment
Survey
Drilling and cutting machines for rock sample preparation

Soil mechanics lab
Shear box
Proctor pot
Oedometer
Atterberg limits
Sieves
Aerometer
Oven, scales
Soil drilling/probing equipment


Software Lab
Drilling logs, cross-sections
Graphical and Statistical Analysis of Discontinuity Orientation Data (DIPS)
Rock and Soil Slope Stability and Settlement Analyses (UNWEDGE, SLIDE, SWEDGE,ROCPLANE, SETTLE 3D)
2D/3D finite element code PHASE2 / RS3
3D boundary element code EXAMINE3D     
FLAC 2D