Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering Labs

Drexel University’s Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering maintains multiple teaching laboratories related to undergraduate courses.  The following is a list of teaching labs and the equipment available in each one.

Randell 032

  • HVAC
    • Hampden H–RST-8 Heat Pump Trainer
    • Hampden Model H-ACD-2 Recirculating Air Conditioning Trainer

Randell 033/037A

  • Construction Materials
    • Vibrating table
    • 10000 lb bench top press
    • 2  concrete curing tanks  with heater and circulating pumps
    • 2500 lb load cell for use with Tinius Olsen
    • 3 bench top scales 50 lb capacity
    • 3 concrete mixers   5 ½ cu ft. capacity
    • 3 Sieve shakers w / assorted sieves
    • 4 point beam testing apparatus
    • 5 Watts  press-ur- meters   AIR CONTENT METERS
    • Digital Floor model scale 120 lb capacity
    • ELE specific gravity test frame w/ scale
    • Forney Co pilot concrete testing machine  400,000 lb capacity
    • Forney F96 concrete testing compression machine 300,000lb capacity
    • Instron 10,000 lb bench top tension and compression w/ assorted grips
    • Instron Hydraulic Powered Fatigue  Machine W/ FAST TRACK  CONTROLLER
    • Tinius Olsen UTM tension and compression screw driven testing machine w/Extensometer
  • Soils
    • Standard and modifid compaction  hammers
    • 1 asphalt bath
    • 1 compaction ejector
    • 1 Digishear automated  direct shear testing
    • 1 Geojac automated  load test for incremental consolidation testing
    • 1 Geotac  triaxial load test
    • 1 Humboldt penetrometer  automated
    • 1 loadtrack  & flowtrack 2 triaxial system
    • 1 manual penetrometer
    • 1 rotap shaker
    • 1 unconfined compression testing  machine
    • 1 Wykem farrance  direct shear
    • 1 Wykem farrance vain shear
    • 2 hotplates
    • 2 manual consolidation frames
    • 2 Terraload  consolidation systems
    • 2 Trautwein  permeameter boards
    • 2 vacuum pumps
    • 3 microwaves
    • 4 balances  to .01g
    • 4 constant head permeameters
    • 4 mixers
    • 5 bench top ovens
    • 6 Casagrande liquid limit devices
    • Compaction molds
    • Hydrometers

AEL 071

  • Hydraulics
    • 1 HAMPDEN MODEL H6980 SERIES/ PARALLEL PUMP DEMONSTRATOR
    • 2 ARMFIELD  Hydraulic Benches  with below accessories
    • 2 BERNOULLI’S THEORUM DEMONSTRATOR
    • 2 CENTER OF PRESSURE  ON PARTIALLY SUBMERGED PLATES
    • 2 DISSOLVED OXYGEN METERS
    • 2 FLOW CHANNELS
    • 2 FLOW METER DEMONSTRATORS
    • 2 ORIFICE & FREE JET FLOW
    • 2 OSBOURNE REYNOLDS DEMONSTRATORS
    • 2 SET OF WEIRS v & RECTANGULAR WEIR WITH related  venier measuring device

Randell 037C

  • Environmental
    • 1 ACCUMET PH METER
    • 1 CENTRIFUGE
    • 1 COLORIMETER
    • 1 MUFFLE FURNACE
    • 1 THERMO SHAKER
    • 1 UV TRANSLUMINATOR
    • 1 VWR INCUBATOR/OVEN
    • 2 PHIPPS AND BIRD MULTISTATION STIRRERS
    • 2 PRECISION OVENS
    • 2 REFIGERATORS
    • 2 THERMO PRECISION BATHS
    • 3 CHLORIDE KITS
    • 3 HYDROGEN PEROXIDE KITS
    • 3 PRECISION BALANCES
    • 5 ELECTRONIC THERMOMETERS
    • PORTABLE  TURBIDIMETER