Laboratory of Soil Mechanics and Rocks

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Phone   : +6231-5946094 / 5928601
Fax       : +6231-5947284 / 5928601

Type of Service

This laboratory is considered as one of best in facility for soil mechanics laboratory in eastern part of Indonesia. With the available facilities, the lab. may perform most of the tests of soil mechanics  and  rock  in  field  as  well  as  in  laboratory.  The  field  and  laboratory  testing  are performed in accordance with international standard tests, i.e. ASTM. The Laboratory of Soil Mechanics and Rocks is capable of conducting the following tests :

  • Static Dutch Cone Penetrometer Test, CPT, 2.5-ton and 6-ton capacities.
  • Soil Boring Test, hand boring for a depth to 5 meters, and machine bor for a depth to 30 meters.
  • SPT (Standar Penetration Test)
  • Geoelectric Test – Yokogawa Tipe 3244
  • Loading Test and Plate Bearing Test
  • Tests on engineering behavior of soils.
  • Tests on physical behavior of soils.

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Staff of Experts and Their Specialties:

The laboratory of Soil Mechanics and Roks of the CE Dept. of ITS is supported by staff of experts whom are also the academic staffs of the Department. The name of staffs and their expertise in this laboratory are as follows :

Soft Ground Improvement, Highway Pavement Materials, and Geosynthetics
Prof. Ir. Indrasurya B. Mochtar, M.Sc, Ph.D (Head of Laboratory)

Peat soil, and Environmental Impact Analysis
Prof. Ir. Noor Endah, M.Sc, Ph.D

Geotechnics of unsaturated soils
Dr. Ir. Ria Asih S., M.Eng

Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering
Dr. Ir. Djoko Untung, DEA

Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering
Ir. Sudjanarko S, M.Eng

Foundation Engineering
Ir. Suwarno, M.Eng

Geology  Hidrogeology
Dr. Ir. Amien Widodo, M.Si

Geotechnical Engineering, Soil-Structure Interaction
Dr. Yudhi Lastiasih, ST, MT

Geotechnical Engineering and Soil -Structure Interaction
Mustain Arif, ST, MT
Trihanyndio Rendy S., ST, MT

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