Bldg 131, 1.204 Lab Floor Plan
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Bldg 131, 2.308 Lab Floor Plan
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The GeoMechanics laboratory is a state-of-the-art research facility housed in the Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austin. 

Laboratory Specifications

  • 750 ft2 of climate controlled laboratory space
  • 200 ft2 resedimentation laboratory and sediment library
  • Two general-use workstations and communal meeting area
  • Three 10,000 lb. computer controlled load frames
  • One 50,000 lb. computer controlled load frame
  • Computer controlled constant rate of strain, flow through permeability, and triaxial soil testing
  • Lab-wide universal data acquisition system and wi-fi
  • Lathe, drill press, and band saw along with a well-stocked selection of hand and power tools
  • High-pressure biaxial core holder, ultra-high resolution Quizix pumps housed in a temperature controlled blast box
  • Extensive online testing database housing results from every test run in the lab
lab lab
lab lab