The department celebrated 16thApril’2016 as the “Shram Abhiyan Diwas”. All the students of the B.E.Civil (6th Sem) and M.E. Sem (II & IV) (CASAD & GEO), along with the faculties participated in the event. The big team of students divided themselves into groups of 15 students each headed by the faculty, and took up the mammoth task of cleaning the entire department including the corridors, laboratories, common plot, Vishwashreya hall.
The purpose of the activity was two- fold. Firstly to clean up the laboratories of all the debris that had accumulated due to Semester’s practical work, secondly to give the department a clean ambience before the event of “Grand Farewell” to be organized on 22nd April.
As a part of Pedagogical Activities, ,An expert lecture on the topic “Building Information Modelling” by Er.Prakshal Modi was arranged for all the students of B.E. & M.E.(Civil) on 19/3/2016.
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.