Lab. Mekanika Tanah

A. PENDAHULUAN

Kegiatan utama laboratorium ini adalah untuk melayani pendidikan, penelitian dan pengembangan dan pelayanan publik sebagai tujuan utama. Laboratorium Mekanika Tanah memimpin di garis depan bidang Rekayasa Geoteknik yang memiliki peran penting dalam desain, konstruksi, pemeliharaan dan teknik forensik.
Laboratorium Mekanika Tanah memiliki berbagai fasilitas, yang terdiri dari uji laboratorium, uji in-situ, pemodelan numerik dan laporan ahli ‘yang berhubungan dengan Rekayasa Geoteknik.

B. LAYANAN

Laboratorium Mekanika Tanah telah dilakukan penelitian beberapa program, seperti:
1. Utilization coal ash as recycling material options in view point of
geo-environment.
2. Karst Material characterization & construction of underground river barrage.
3. Local genius and rehabilitation of Prambanan temple due to earthquake.
4. Characterization and constitutive model development of unsaturated soils in
geotechnical engineering analysis and design.
5. Slope stability analysis using numerical simulations including dynamic
analysis.
6. Soil reinforcement uses conventional and modern methods.
7. Stress-deformation analysis using numerical simulations.
8. 3D landslide numerical simulation: case studies.
9. Study and development of foundation system on soft soil.
10. Liquifaction and sand boiling

C. FASILITAS

Analisis yang didukung oleh aparat di Laboratorium Mekanika Tanah adalah:
- Soil Index Properties Test
- Grain Size Analysis Test
- Atterberg Limit Test
- Compaction Test
- CBR Test
- Sedimentation Test
- Consolidation Test & Rowe
- Geonor Swelling Test
- Permeability Test
- Direct Shear Test
- Unconfined Compression Test
- Triaxial Test
- Cyclic Triaxial Test
- Development of Unsaturated Triaxial Test
- Development of Scale Model Test

The equipment for in-situ testing is:
- Drilling Machine
- Standard Penetration Test (SPT)
- Cone Penetration Test (CPT)
- In-situ CBR Test
- Vane Shear Test
- In-situ Density Test
- Geo-gauge In place Soil Stiffness Modulus Test

Numerical Software:
- Plaxis
- Geo-office
- Soil Vision
- Useful program for soil investigation report

D. INFORMASI LEBIH LANJUT

Silakan silakan hubungi Kepala laboratorium mekanika tanah:
Dr.es.sc.tech. Ahmad Rifa’i
Email: ahmad.rifai @ tsipil.ugm.ac.id
lab-mektan@tsipil.ugm.ac.id