Geomechanics Laboratory develops investigation in the field of Rock and Soil Mechanics applied to Mining, Petroleum and Geotechnical Engineering.
The development of innovative tests is also strongly encouraged for PhD and Master programs.
LABGEOMEC also meets the requests of mining and geotechnical companies.
LABGEOMEC has equipment that provides the execution of standard laboratorial and in situ tests.
EQUIPMENT FOR ROCK SPECIMEN PREPARATION
|Equipment to obtain core samples of diameter between 0,7 and 2,5 inches||Rock cutting machine to perform the finishing of top samples.|
EQUIPMENT FOR STANDARD ROCK TESTS
EQUIPMENT FOR STANDARD SOIL TESTS:
|Edometer and direct shear test equipment for soils and mine fill material to obtain settlement and shear properties.||Compression machine with velocity displacement control between 1 mm/s and 10 mm/s|
EQUIPMENT FOR IN SITU TESTS: