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Concrete Lab

This lab includes all necessary equipment for concrete mix design, aggregate gradation, preparation of samples, and destructive or non-destructive testing equipment for determining mechanical properties of concrete.

  • Gilson Concrete Compression Machine (Hveem-N-Beam Tester) with Pro Controller, 60 kips capacity, and 2.5” stroke
  • Three concrete mixers
  • ASTM Test Fixture for 4-point bending test
  • Emodumeter (E-meter) for Modulus of Elasticity
  • ASTM Shrinkage Testing Apparatus
  • Compressometer/Extensometer for Poisson ratio for concrete
  • Multiple complete sets of sieves
  • Concrete Cylinder Capping Components
  • Fog Room includes Concrete Curing Tank and Curing Tank Heater
  • Caron Freeze-Thaw Chamber
  • Aggregate drying oven
  • Specific Gravity & Absorption of Fine Aggregate Set
  • Fine Aggregate Angularity Apparatus
  • Four-Station Proportional Caliper
  • Quick Release Powder Kit for Unbonded Capping Sets
  • 4 in. Steel Retainer Set and Neoprene Pad, 60 Durometer
  • Plenty of metal cylindrical/cubic molds (different sizes)
  • Three steel concrete beam mold

Faculty Contact Information:

Mustafa Mashal Ph.D., P.E., CPEng, IntPE(NZ), M.ASCE, MIPENZ –Assistant Professor

Mustafa Mashal

Ph.D., P.E., CPEng, IntPE(NZ), M.ASCE, CMEngNZ – Assistant Professor and Faculty Advisor for ASCE Student Chapter

 (208) 282–4587


Arya Ebrahimpour

Ph.D., P.E. - Professor and Director of M.S. Program in Civil Engineering