The School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
The Geotechnics Laboratory was fully refurbished over the winter of 2009 / 2010 at a cost of £300,000. The laboratory is equipped with a suite of fully automated testing equipment which is used for both undergraduate and post graduate teaching and research. There is also a dedicated 60 seater interactive tutorial area.
The Geotechnics laboratory equipment is used to fully characterise both fine and coarse grained soils.