Structures and Materials Lab :


The structures laboratory is housed in the ground floor of the Civil Engineering Building and has a floor area of 6,000 sft. It has facilities for routine strength tests of various civil engineering materials such as steel, rubber, plastic, etc. Models of structural frames and various structural components can also be tested to simulate prototype behavior. A number of universal testing machines are available in the laboratory which include a 400,000 lb machine. Strain measuring devices and data acquisition facilities are also available.

 
 

Concrete Lab :


This is situated in the ground floor of the Civil Engineering Building and has a floor area 6,000 sft. It has sufficient space and facilities to cast experimental beams, slabs and miscellaneous concrete structural elements. Besides it is well equipped for carrying out routine tests of concrete and concrete making materials. This laboratory provides facilities for prestressing and non-destructive testing of concrete. Facilities are also available for cutting concrete core and testing in the laboratory.

 
 

Environmental Engineering Lab :


This laboratory spread over a floor area of 1,600 sft. is located in the 3rd floor of the Civil Engineering Building. It is well equipped for making routine physical, chemical and bacteriological analyses of water and waste water. Facilities are available for making bench scale treatment plant studies.

 
 

Environmental Research Lab :


This laboratory has a floor area of 1600 sft and is located on the 3rd floor of the Civil Engineering Building. This laboratory is primarily used for post- graduate research. This laboratory is equipped with modern equipment for analyses of water and wastewater. Instruments in this laboratory include among others, a Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, a TOC (Total Organic Carbon) analyzer, and a modern Spectrophotometer.

 

 
 

Transportation Engineering Lab :


This laboratory situated in the ground floor of the Old Academic Building and has a floor area of about 2,000 sft. It has equipment for carrying out all sorts of routine tests of various highway materials such as soil, aggregate and bitumen.

 

 
 

Traffic Engineering and GIS Lab :


Traffic Engineering and GIS (Geographic Information System) is housed in the second floor of the Civil Engineering Building and has a floor area of 1,700 sft. It facilitates analyses and interpretation of field traffic studies and observational works of traffic behavior which form an essential part of lecture/sessional courses as well as research in the fields of traffic and transportation engineering both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It also facilitates detail geometric design of road links, bridge approaches, intersections, signals, modeling for the study of traffic and pedestrian behavior, synthesis of alternative traffic schemes. This laboratory is being equipped further with modern tools such as GIS, remote sensing technology, computerized traffic signaling, video image processing and devices for measuring and monitoring the road environment.

 
 

Geotechnical Engineering Lab :

The Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory is located on the 2nd floor the Civil Engineering building with a floor area of 4,250 sft. It has provisions for conducting routine soil tests. It has a number of triaxial testing equipment for routine as well as specialized testing of soil. It also has the unique facility to conduct tests on geo-textiles.

 
 

Survey and Photogammetry Lab :

The Survey and Photogrammetry Laboratory is located on the 5th floor of the Civil Engineering building with a floor area of 2,500 sft. It is equipped with all basic instruments for conducting conventional surveying. In addition, it has the state-of-the-art Electronic Distance Meter, Electronic Digital Theodolite, Electronic Total Station, automatic level and stereoscope for aerial photogrammetry.

 
 

Under Graduate Computer Lab:

The Civil Engineering Computer Laboratory was initiated in 1986 with only one IBM 8088 computer. Now it has grown into a well established computer laboratory equipped with 70 personal computers. The undergraduate students use this computerlab for various courses offered from the department. The computers in this lab have registered version of modern structural analysis software like Etabs and Sap2000.

 
 

 

Post Graduate Computer Lab:

The post graduate computer lab has 15 personal computers. These computers are used by the post graduate students for research purpose. The computers in this lab have registered version of modern structural analysis softwares like Etabs, Sap2000, DIANA, STRAND 7, STAAD Pro.

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.