Building materials Laboratories

Large lab space with Civil Engineering testing/measurement equipment

Do you want to help shape the world we live in? We can provide you with access to testing equipment for civil engineering, with digital control and monitoring available within most of our experimental systems. Our facilities include:

  • Full scale structural element testing (typically reinforced concrete beams) up to 250 tonnes loading capacity
  • Model structures
  • Concrete beam production – mixing, casting and associated material strength and consistency testing
  • Extensive range of soil mechanics and highway engineering testing systems
  • Hydraulics – open channel flow apparatus and pump rig



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School of Built Environment, Engineering & Computing

The School of Built Environment, Engineering & Computing is a community of committed staff and students who are passionate about their subject areas. We want to make a difference to the way we plan, design, construct, protect and maintain the world around us.

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Group session in an engineering lab