GTU Central Techfest 2016 was held in coordination with L.D.College of Engineering & L.M College of Pharmacy during 10th March’2016 – 12th March 2016, at VGEC, Chandkheda. Three major events namely “Quiz-Civil”, “Structo” & “Tremor Terror” were co-ordinated and organized by the Applied Mechanics department of LDCE. The first three winners of each event held at Applied Mechanics Department, were felicitated on the Valedictory function that was held on 12th March’16 at VGEC, Chandkheda.
As a part of Pedagogical Activities, an expert lecture was arranged on “Repairs & Retrofitting of Structures – Case Studies” by Er. Paras H. Shah on 20/02/2016. Er. Paras Shah is a Professional Civil Engineer and Proprietor of Nirali Constructions.
The lecture was attended by all the faculties of the department as well by the students of BE Sem (VIII) who opted the subject of “Repairs & Rehabilitation of Structures” as their major elective, M.E. Civil – Sem II & IV (Structures & Geo-tech).
Mr. Shah through various case studies covered detailed information about the wide range of construction chemicals & repair techniques utilized to solve the problems related to the distress in structures.
A site visit to L&T Skill Development Centre at Changodar was arranged for all the students of ME Civil (Structures) & Geo-tech Engineering – SEM –II on 30/01/2016. The visit helped the students to develop an insight into the nuances of construction practices in civil engineering.