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.
Sluice Gate/ Water Flow testing
Hydraulics in civil engineering explores how water flows from one place to another. Any modern society needs good supply and removal of water throughout its infrastructure.
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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.
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.
For some projects that involve creating models from wood, you'll work in this space filled with the equipment and technical expertise required to support.