WORKSHOP AND SEMINARS

Department of Mechanical Engineering, RIT MECHANIZO organized TWO day workshop on ‘Non Destructive Testing’ during March 15-16, 2018. was conducted by M.Lakshmanan, J.Jabinth, R.Prabhakaran. Totally 84 students participated from IV year Mechanical Engineering ‘A’ & ‘B’ students in the above programme. The entire programme was carried out in Mechanical Seminar hall. The resource persons gave awareness on NDT Level II certifications and also discussed importance of all NDT techniques and they gave Hands on Training on Ultrasonic Test, Radiographic Test, Magnetic Particle Test and Liquid Penetrant Test to the students.

A Workshop on ‘LaTeX-Document Preparation Software’ was conducted by “RIT MECHANIZO” (Students Technical Association) for II and III year Mechanical Engineering Students on March 16, 2018 in Mechanical CAD Laboratory. Resource person for this programme was our IV year Mechanical Engineering student Mr.R.Ajith Kumar. Overall 31 Students were actively participated in this workshop and learnt about the fundamental commands in this Software.

A two Days Workshop on ‘CNC Machining: Turning and Milling’ for internal and external Lab technicians, during December 08-09, 2017. This workshop was designed to enhance the skill of lab technicians in the area of CNC Machining. In this workshop they learned the ins-and-outs of CNC machining. This program is provided with industry based intensive training beyond our syllabus curriculum. 19 participants attended this workshop, Mr.P.Suresh Kumar, AP (SG)/Mechanical and Mr.M.Santhana Maruthu Pandian, AP/Mechanical coordinated this workshop.

Two days competition on ‘India Design Week’ was conducted by RIT in association with Autodesk and ICTACT during December 03-04, 2017. The program started with Inauguration in Placement Seminar hall, RIT at 10.00am. Dr.S.Rajakarunakaran, HOD/Mechanical welcomes the gathering with motivating thoughts in design sectors. Mr.Saravanan, AGM/ICT Academy gave the presidential address to the competitors. He explained about the design competition and schedule of the program. Mr.Badree, Executive Manager, ICT Academy delivered some key information’s to develop the prototypes.

A one day Awareness program on ‘SAR Preparation for NBA Accreditation’ was conducted by RIT on December 02, 2017. Dr.Baskar, Professor& Head/ Department of EEE, Thiagarajar College of Engineering. He delivered importance of NBA in Engineering colleges and procedure to prepare NBA documents.

Two-day workshop on ‘Autodesk Fusion 360’ was conducted by Mechanical department in association with ICTACT during September 04-05, 2017. The objective of this workshop is to train the students in Fusion software and make them to prepare in India Design Skills challenge competition which will be conducted in December 2017. Mr.A.M.Mohamed Shereef, Senior Trainer, ICT academy, Madurai was the resource person for this program. Final Year students participated in this workshop.

Two days workshop on ‘Coordinate Measuring Machine’ was conducted to the Mechanical Engineering students during TechYuga 2017. This workshop is designed to enrich the knowledge of students in the area of latest developments in Coordinate metrology and its applications in dimensional measurements and make the students to understand basic GD & T features and able to do probe calibration. This program is provided with industry based intensive training beyond our syllabus curriculum.

A one day workshop ‘ENGINEMANIA’ was organised by Department of Mechanical Engineering to provide hands on training for students on August 13,2017 in assembling and dismantling four stroke and two stroke engines. The workshop was conducted in association with Top Engineers, Chennai, in our college premises in Thermal Engineering Laboratory of Mechanical Engineering Department. The workshop was attended by 86 students, of which 57 internal participants and 29 are external participants form various Engineering Institutions. The students were divided into groups of six members each so that the instructor from Top engineers can train the students effectively. The students shown keen interest in this workshop and were benefitted with a clear understanding of mechanisms involved in engines.

Department of Mechanical Engineering organized one day awareness workshop on ‘Quality Improvement – Quality Circles’ on July 29, 2017. The resource persons for the function were Mr.Sankarasubramanian, Vice Chairman and Mr. Marimuthu, Executive Member, Quality Circle forum of India Coimbatore.

A ‘3D Printing’ workshop was conducted for Third year mechanical Engineering Students by the Mechanical Engineering Technical Association RIT-Mechanizo on July 29, 2017. Mr. G. Manikandan, Mangaer, Focus Technology was the resource person this program. 41 students from Mechanical Engineering were participated in this program. The resource person explained the working principle of Next level of High Resolution Large Format 3D Printer. He had shown some videos about the printing of 3D models by means of modern 3D-printing machines.

RC plane’ workshop was conducted on July 29, 2017 by Mr.R.Ajay Balaji Final year mechanical student as a resource person for Second year mechanical students. Around 24 students participated in this workshop.

The session started at 09:00am with an introduction about unmanned Arial vehicle, Introduction of UAV carried the content of what is UAV, how it works, different types of UAV, how the stuff flies and basics of aerodynamics After introduction, session two started by explaining the various parts of unmanned Arial vehicle like microcontroller, BLDC motor, electronic speed controller, transmitter and receiver and special type of batteries which are specially made for this UAV or drone with various ranges of c ratings was also taught where they should be used also where no to use. Does and don’ts where also thought.

Third session – full fabrication process, methods and step by step methods were clearly explained to the students like what type of material for building it, which type of motor or engine to used, how to control it by GPS or manually also how to fix electronic gyroscope where also thought. Last session was demonstration it took place at 12:15pm in the college ground, resource person demonstrated it by operating it which flew in the sky in a stunning speed. The work shop came to an end up at 12:30pm.

Two days’ workshop on ‘Ardubotics’ was organised by Department of Mechanical Engineering jointly with EEE department during July 28-29, 2017. This workshop was conducted by Innovians Technologies and IIT Varanasi. Dr.R.V.Mahendra Gowda, Prinicipal inaugurated this workshop. Mr.Liqzan Manna from Innovians Technologies, Noida and his team delivered lectures and hands on training to the students. The topics discussed in this workshop are Line Follower Robot, Obstacle sensing & avoidance Robot, Edge Avoider Robot, Bluetooth Controlled Robot, Voice Controlled Robot (Android App), Android App Controlled Robot (Gesture Controlled Robot) and Developing Own Android App for Controlling Robot 95 students from our college and 17 students from various colleges from Tamil Nadu attended this workshop. Competition was conducted on final session of this workshop. 3 teams from our college declared as winners and they will qualify for attending final round in IIT Varanasi during March 2018.

A one-day workshop on “FESTO Mobile Exhibition Vehicle- The Expotainer” was organised by the Department of Mechanical Engineering with FESTO India Private Limited on November 23, 2016. Mr.M.Manoharan, Didactic Engineer, Chennai was the resource person for this workshop. Faculty Members and Students from various department participated in this workshop. This Expotainer Vehicle contains basic pneumatic devices and their applications along with some static and dynamic models of practical applications like Pick and Place Robots, Elephant Trammel and Automatic Bottle Injection systems etc.

IPR Awareness programme was organised to enhance the innovative and intellectual skills of our students and faculty members. The topics discussed in this programme are IPR, Business Competitiveness, Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights. The resource person for this program was Shri.P.Balamurugan, Assistant Controller of patents and Designs, Chennai. This Programme was Organized on August 23, 2014.

An intensive training program on 'CNC Machine' was conducted in CAM Lab during 26.05.2016 to 30.06.2015. Mr.P.R.Praveen Raj, MTAB ENGINEERS (P) LTD was the resource person addressed about CNC programming and applications related to academics as well as industries