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Geotechnics / Soils Lab

Learn about the properties of soil and the ground upon which structures are built, by testing on a range of equipment. Software such as EcoSlope and Prokon are available to supplement the machinery.

Technical staff member running a workshop with students in the geotechnical and soils laboratory, Maudslay workshops

Ground Materials testing equipment

The Grounds Materials testing equipment allows for testing of soils, sand and other granular materials for shear and compressive strength, permeability and compactability.

Seepage Tank

The Seepage tank tests how water flows through ground materials such as soil and sand.