Government Of India,Ministry Of Water Resources Central Soil And Materials Research Station

Concrete Diagnostics and Chemistry

Group Head: Shri N. Sivakumar, Scientist ‘E’

Concrete Diagnostics and Chemistry group comprises of Concrete Diagnostics division, Concrete Chemistry division, and Special Studies division. Main activities are:

  • Field investigation facilities include deployment of non-destructive testing equipment by Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity method using PUNDIT in assessing the insitu quality of the structure (concrete and masonry) in question.
  • Diagnostic investigation/Health Monitoring
  • Material for repair and rehabilitation
  • Petrography studies
  • Chemical investigation of construction materials
  • Durability of concrete
  • Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Instrumental methods of analysis
  • Water quality testing
  • Alkali Aggregate reaction studies
  • New material - Polymer, Grout etc.


Last Updated Date: Sep 26 2017 3:19PM