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Geotechnical Engineering Division

Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory


Senior Lecturer

PhD(Tohoku), MEng (AIT), BSc Eng(Hons) (Moratuwa), CEng, MIE(SL), MSLGS, MISSMGE

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Technical officer-in-charge & Laboratory Attendant

Ms. M.W.P Sandamali Nandasena

Staff Technical Officer (Grade I)

Division: Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
/ Transportation Engineering & Surveying Laboratory

Phone Number:
Office: +94-(0)91-2245765 ~ 67 Ext 2101
Mobile: +94-(0)71-4434499


Mr. N.P. Ashoka

Lab Attendant

Phone Number:
Office: +94-(0)91-2245765 ~ 67 Ext 2111
Mobile: +94-(0)76-7499109


Testing Facilities

Testing Facilities Equipment

Classification Tests

Hydrometer Analysis Hydrometer
Liquid Limit and Plastic Limit Casagrande apparatus
Sieve Analysis Sieve set with sieve shaker
Specific Gravity Density bottle
Compaction Tests
CBR Value – Soaked/Unsoaked CBR test apparatus
Proctor Compaction Test(Standard Modified) Proctor Compaction apparatus
Sand Cone Test (Insitu Density Test) Sand Cone Apparatus
Cone Cutter Test (Insitu Density Test)) Core Cutter Apparatus
Compressibility and Permeability
One dimensional consolidation test – Conventional Oedometer test apparatus
Permeability test Constant head apparatus/Falling Head Apparatus
Strength Tests
Direct shear test Direct shear apparatus
CD/CU/UU test Triaxial machine
Aggregate/Rock Tests
Aggregate Impact Value (AIV) test Aggregate Impact Value apparatus
Bulk density, specific gravity and water absorption Buoyancy balance test apparatus
Flakiness Index test Flakiness Gauges
Loss Angeles Abrasion Value (LAAV) test Loss Angeles Abrasion apparatus
Point Load Index test Point Load test apparatus
Slake Durability test Slake Durability test apparatus