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Civil Engineering

Workshops & Seminars

Academic Year 2017 – 18

The technical talk by Er. G. KeshavaChandran, Chief Engineer, DMRC on

“The making of Kochi Metro from Alwaye to Petta”

The various procedures and steps executed during the construction of Kochi metro and the impact of appropriate planning for the completion of project was explained by him. Er. G. KeshavaChandran he talked more about the construction techniques adopted such as precast construction, the process of erection and fixing, curing methods, quality control, safety and protection on site, the possible future extensions for metro etc…

Technical Talk by Er. Chandrakumaran Nair, Executive Director, CIAL on “Cochin International Airport – A success story of Cost Effective Airport and Infrastructure development”

Er. Chandrakumaran Nair started the session by highlighting the features of the new terminal. Cochin International Airport is India’s 1st airport built under public private partnership model and it is 4th largest airport in India in terms of International passengers. Cochin International Airport became the world’s first fully solar powered airport with the inauguration of a dedicated solar plant.  Cochin International Airport has several other features like

  • 7.5 lakh litre capacity sewage treatment plant
  • Wastewater fully utilized for watering the greens and solid waste is used as manure
  • Rainwater Harvesting and Groundwater recharging done simultaneously.
  • Hybrid substation 110KV
  • 6.5 MV capacity canal- top solar power project work awarded to Bosch Ltd. To be completed by Sept.2017

Technical Session and Demonstration of “AUTODESK FUSION 360” by Er. VIju Antony, Managing Director, BIMIT Ltd.

Fusion 360 is a complete parametric CAD tool developed by Autodesk (the editors of AutoCAD). This is a software which has many very useful qualities for project.
This tool is designed to design and design 3D parts as well mechanical designs. A powerful CAM solution is integrated into the tool to drive the CNC. Fusion 360 is free for hobbyists. For the vast majority of needs, this tool is sufficient. It runs on Windows and Mac.
The main features include drawings using laser cutting, 3D printing, CAM, Assembly etc.

2016-17

The list of technical sessions organized by the Department of Civil Engineering for students in the academic year 2016-17 is listed below.

Sl. No.

Talk on Speaker Attended By

Date

1

Design of Structures Dr. Aravindhan All students & Faculty 11/08/2016

2

Planning and Innovative building Materials Er. Abhilash Joy All students & Faculty 11/08/2016

3

3D Modelling of REVIT model Dr. Rajendra Prasad S7, Mtech S1 students

All Faculty

25/08/2016

4

Road Safety Issues and Solutions Mr. Upendranarayan S4 students

Faculty

3/ 01/2017

5

Interactive session with Faculties from University of Surrey, UK Dr. Marthanda Singh All S8 students 7/02/2017

6

Why concrete is human Er. Shelly Fernandaz Mtech Students

All faculty

09/03/2017

7

Ready Mix Concrete Er. Manju S4 students 09/03/2017

2015-16

The list of technical sessions organized by the Department of Civil Engineering for students in the academic year 2015-16 is listed below.

Sl. No.

Talk on Speaker Attended By

Date

1 Latest developments in Cement Technology for sustainable construction

Er. Anantha Kaushika,
DGM, Technical Services,
JSW Cement Ltd.

All faculty & Students

15/07/2015

2

Geoinformatics & Digital Image Processing for Coastal applications using Satellite images

Dr. Raju Aedla

All faculty & Students

11/09/2015

3

Training programme for “PRIMAVERA  &  REVIT”

CAAD Center

Asst. Prof. Sangeetha S & M Tech Students (2015)

16/10/2015

4

Lessons learned from fly rock accident due to blasting works in Malaysia

Dr. Edy Tonnizam Bin Mohamed, Head, Department of Geotechnics and Transportation, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

All faculty & Students

08/01/2016

5

Innovative Trends in Malaysian Construction Industry

Dr. Deepak Tirumishi Jada, Head, Department of Civil Enigneering, INTI International University, Laureate Universitites, Nilai, Malaysia

All faculty & Students

08/01/2016

6

Application of Remote sensing & GIS technology in water resources management

Dr.Girish Gopinath, Scientist GeomaticsDivision,
CWRDM, Govt. of Kerala, India

All faculty & Students

08/01/2016

7

Parametric study of strip footing resting on thin reinforced foundation beds

Dr. Rajeev Kumar P., Professor, Civil Engg, TIST,Arakkunnam, Ernakulam

All faculty & Students

08/01/2016

8

Studies on Hybrid Fibre reinforced high performance concrete in beam column joints

Ms. Nidhi. (c/o Dr. N. Ganesan, Professor, NITC) Research Scholar in Civil Engg, NIT Calicut.

All faculty & Students

08/01/2016

9

Advanced Geo informatics and digital image processing techniques for coastal applications

Dr. Raju Aedla, Professor, Graduate School of Science & Technology, Kumamoto University, Chou-ku, Kumamoto, Japan

All faculty & Students

08/01/2016

10

Seismic response control of steel structures using dampers

Dr.KattaVenkataramana, Professor in Civil Engg and Dean Academics, NITK, Surathkal

All faculty & Students

08/01/2016

11

Rock engineering and earth sciences role in planning and development of civil engineering projects with special reference to smart cities in India.

Dr. D Venkat Reddy, Professor in Civil Engg, NITK, Surathkal

All faculty & Students

08/01/2016

12

Sustainable geopolymer concrete using thermal waste Fly ash along with manufactured sand

Dr. M I Abdul Aleen, Assoc. Prof. in Civil Engg,, Ramakrishna Institute of  Technology,
Coimbatore

All faculty & Students

08/01/2016

2014-15

The list of technical sessions organized by the Department of Civil Engineering for students in the academic year 2014-15 is listed below.

Sl.no.

Talk on Speaker Attended By

Date

1

 

Entrepreneurship

 

ACE

All faculty ,final year and M Tech students 18/11/2014

2

Concrete RMC All faculty, B Tech (2011) & M Tech (2014)  students 27/02/2015

3

Application of Geosynthetic in Civil Engineering Dr. Beena K S All Faculty and students 18/02/2015

4

Life cycle assessment Dr.Aushtosh Das M Tech students 17/4/2015

5

Doing Research in Engineering Dr.M.Bhasi All faculty 2/7/2015
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