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Experimental Methods in Structural Engineering (CE 623N)

Semester I: 2010 – 2011

NAME: ____________________________________________ ROLL NO.: ____________ ________


EXPERIMENT TITLE: _____ _________________________ __________

Sl. Report Max. Credit


Content
No. Element Credit Obtained

The essence of the report should be summarized in this section. It


should provide brief information about importance of the
1 Abstract 100
experiment, experimental setup and procedure, major results and
conclusions. This section should be short and intact.

This section should contain the main concept behind the


2 Introduction experiment. Any theory or hypothesis related to the experiment 100
may be described.

In this section brief description of the experimental setup along


with a properly labeled schematic diagram should be provided. It
Experimental
3
Setup
should also contain information regarding dimensions and 75
properties of test specimens, brief description of the instruments
used and their specifications.

This section should comprise a brief description of important


4 Procedure steps followed to conduct the experiment. Specific reasons, if 50
any, related to these steps should be mentioned.

Raw data should be analyzed and presented in this section in a


5 Results proper manner. It should contain meaningful graphs and sample 250
calculation.

This is the most vital part of the report containing interpretation


6 Discussion of experimental results along with author’s comments. Also the 300
questions in the instruction sheet should be addressed properly.

This section should contain two/three broad conclusions that are


7 Conclusions
drawn on the basis of interpretation of experimental results.
75

Any reading material used while preparing the report should be


Bibliography/ referred here. Credit for this section is implicitly considered in
8
References those sections where any reading material is consulted partly or
-
fully.

This is not a part of the report. It reflects sincerity and patience


Organization
9
of Report
of an author in preparing a report. It includes correct grammar, 50
coherency between different sections, proper formatting etc.

Total 1000