Advanced Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory

Location: 13-121
Facilities: CE 482, 582, 583


AGEL supports work performed in upper division undergraduate level courses (technical electives) as well as graduate level courses.

Current Equipment

AGEL is outfitted with sophisticated modern geotechnical laboratory test equipment as well as field testing equipment. The lab also houses an extensive geotechnical engineering library donated to the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department by Willy Norup of Geodex International.

  • Triaxial Device: Used to evaluate static and dynamic soil behavior
  • Simple Shear: Used to assess the liquefaction potential of soil
  • Portable devices that can be used to take comparative measurements in the field

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