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.
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.
The Seepage tank tests how water flows through ground materials such as soil and sand.
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Hydraulic / Fluids Lab
You'll spend time in this workshop, equipped with a range of modern desktop hydraulics rigs, open channel flumes and pump testing rigs, in tutorials and for individual and group project work.
Structural Testing Labs
With access to a range of compression and tensile testing machines, up to 100 tonne capacity, you'll be able to undertake a wide range of testing programs.
You'll learn the importance of concrete testing during your studies. Our lab includes concrete batching and strength testing facilities for cubes, prisms and beams.
You'll be fully inducted and trained to operate the machinery in our well-equipped workshop. This space is supplied with metal bending equipment, CNC lathes, 4 axis millers, plasma cutters, laser cutters, water jet cutters, and unique welding machinery.