About Civil Consultancy Cell

We believe that RKU is a place where “Change” happens. Real life problem solving in engineering is need/change of the society. Civil Design and Research Centre (CDRC) of RK University offers a full array of materials and nondestructive testing services to support industries/individuals with the information, answers and documentation needed for R&D, material selection, quality control and failure investigation. Material Testing and Soil Testing laboratories are approved by Rajkot Urban Development Authority (RUDA) and Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC).

Services Offered

Building Services

  • Structural Design for different types of buildings
  • Rehabilitation and Restoration of different types of structures
  • Structural Stability and Safety Recommendation
  • Architectural Space Management
  • Architectural Planning and 3D Animation

Construction Material Services

  • Cement Testing: Fineness Test, Standard Consistency, Initial and Final Setting Time, Compressive Strength, Specific Gravity etc.
  • Sand Testing: Specific Gravity, Sieve Analysis, Unit Weight, Bulk Density etc.
  • Coarse Aggregates Testing: Specific Gravity, Sieve Analysis, Unit Weight, Bulk Density, Aggregate Crushing Value, Aggregate Impact Value etc.
  • Concrete Testing: Compressive Strength, Flexural Strength, Indirect Tensile Strength etc.
  • Brick Testing: Compressive Strength, Water absorption etc.
  • Rebars Testing: Mild Steel, TOR Steel etc.
  • Concrete Mix Design

Geotechnical Engineering Services

  • Soil Testing: Direct Shear Test, Consolidation Test, CBR Test, Permeability Test, Field Density and Moisture Content Determination Test, Soil Classification as per IS Method etc.
  • Design of Shallow and Deep Foundation
  • Ground Improvement Methods and Study of Stabilizers

Transportation Services

  • Traffic Survey: Travel Demand Modelling, Techno-economic Planning etc.
  • Pavement Design
  • Bitumen Testing

Licenses Owned

Rajkot Urban Development Authority (RUDA)

Rajkot Municipal Corporation