go to Geo Centre homepage

TECHNICAL SERVICES AND FACILITIES

DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

DEPARTMENT OF MINING ENGINEERING

  • Rock strength testing (including Uniaxial, Triaxial, Brazilian, Point Load, Direct Shear tests)
  • In-situ 3-D Ground Stress Tensor Analysis (using CSIR overcoring method)
  • Backfill Analytical Design and Testing:
    • Strength,
    • Bulk density,
    • Moisture content,
    • Slump,
    • Percolation rate,
    • Grain size distribution,
    • Specific gravity/true solids density,
    • Blend analysis

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING (RMC)

  • Large-Scale Retaining Wall Test Facility (for testing full-scale conventional and geosynthetic-reinforced soil walls and slopes)
  • Shaking Table (to test soil-structure response under simulated earthquake loading)
  • Small-Scale Retaining Wall Test Facility (1/5-scale model testing of earth structures)
  • Temperature and Humidity Control Room (long-term creep and stress relaxation testing of polymeric materials)
  • In-soil testing of geosynthetics
  • Index tensile testing of geosynthetics

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING (Queen's University)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home
About Us
Member Directory
Research
Our Grads
Student info
Industry info
Links
Contact
Barrier Systems Project
to Queen's University home page to RMC home page

link to Queen's University home page to RMC home page