Eminent speakers from the industry are invited to impart knowledge and enlighten our students and faculties with their ideas and experience. The lectures cover recent technologies and advancements in various branches of Civil Engineering. These expert lectures were organized covering different subjects like: Concrete Technology, Design of RCC and Steel Structures, Waste Water Engineering, Project Management, Design of Hydraulic structures to name a few.
The lectures were highly informative particularly for the young generation of engineers/researchers; to understand the technology and innovations taking place in the field, around the world. The series of expert lectures and hands on experience during the workshops have been highly appreciated by the audience.
Waste Water Treatment Technique
An expert lecture was organized for the students of 6th Sem. The guest speaker was Dr. U. D. Patel – Professor at Faculty of Tech. & Engg., M.S.University, Vadodara. He enlightened the students with his experience and knowledge in the field of Water and Waste Water Treatment and Management. The session started with brief overview of Waste Water Treatment using different conventional techniques. Then necessity of decentralized waste water treatment was explained. A new innovative technology named Vermifiltration was discussed for sewage treatment as a low cost treatment option.
Structural Analysis and Design of Industrial Buildings of Steel Structures
An expert talk was given by Mr. S. N. Jasu from Larsen & Toubro Ltd. L&T (S&L), Vadodara for the students of 8th Sem. In this session he covered the basic concepts of design of various industrial structures. Load combinations and distribution, codal provisions, calculations, analysis and design of steel structures. Actual site pictures and problems faced during construction were also discussed.