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Engineering Innovation Skill Centre (EISC-EEC) established by the Department of Civil Engineering, Easwari Engineering College in association with Sanvir Associates at their Chennai Ramapuram campus has been cynosure of eyes to students, faculties, professors, visiting dignitaries and industry stakeholders.
This first-of-its-kind initiative in the educational Institution is connecting all people from infrastructure industry under one roof, and benefit each one to know the best of the systems, methods and practices available in construction sector.
Several key players from the building, MEP, water supply and treatment, building materials, interior works, Environmental/ Public Health, HVAC are displaying their products and service at this skill centre.EISC-EEC is providing platform and helping the engineering students, ITI technicians and skilled and unskilled workforce including women to know the latest trends in engineering design, procurement and construction. Experts from the manufacturing industry are giving hands on training on handling the products and equipment while undertaking value engineering skill courses at this centre.
This one-stop-centre has been attracting the young students from various colleges in the city as it provides, latest product, new age technology in civil construction, latest tools and tackles including the innovative construction methods and practices. It also enables the establised companies to spot young talents and provide internship opportunities to students. More and more start-ups are evincing interest to display their products and services at EISC.
|Programme for students||Date|
|Hands on training on “ Introduction of pneumatic pumps with case study”||20.8.19|
|Hands on training on “Water supply Distribution system with Demo model”||06.8.19|
|Programme for Plumbers||Date|
|Hands on training on “ Basics of Plumbing”||16.05.2019|
|Programme for Engineers||Date|
|Indian Plumbing Professional League starts||17.8.2019|
Dr.Fixit Institute in Department of Civil Engineering, Easwari Engineering College in Chennai Ramapuram campus has been cynosure of eyes to students, faculties, professors, visiting dignitaries and industry persons. Dr. Fixit Institute of Structural Protection and Rehabilitation (DFI – SPR), a not-for-profit knowledge center, was conceived in 2001 under the promotional umbrella of Pidilite Industries Limited and thereafter registered in June 2006 as a stand-alone company under Section 25 of the Indian Companies Act, 1956. The primary mission of DFI- SPR is “To act as a platform of national and international networking for sharing of knowledge and practices in the field of waterproofing, repair, restoration and renewal engineering in the context of life cycle assessment of the built environment for the adoption of best practices by the country’s construction industry”. The institute’s activities are overseen by a Governing Council comprising eminent individuals from the fields of Construction Engineering, Research, and Management. DFI-SPR started offering courses from 2002 and conducted more than 1000 training programmes at various centres, for over 15,000 participants. Apart from the training, the institute also publishes a technical guidebook under the series “Healthy Construction Manual”.
TYPE : Workshop
TITLE : Quality construction and benefits of water proofing
DATE : 23.02.2022 to 25.02.2022
TIME :11am – 2 pm
GUEST SPEAKER : Mr. Santhosh Balaji
WITH AFFILIATION Technical Executive of Dr. Fixit
TARGET AUDIENCE : M.E Structural engineering students & site Engineers,Water proofing contractors
No. OF PARTICPANTS: 30
Department of Civil Engineering organized “Workshop” for three days from 23rd February 2022 to 25th February 2022. The speaker for the workshop was Mr. Santhosh Balaji (Technical Executive of Pidilite Industry). At first, the lecture started with addressing the safety factors that should be followed while working. Then it was explained what Waterproofing is and the audience were introduced to some Dr. Fixit products like Dr. Fixit Super Latex which is utilized for fixes of spalled cement, for example, – floors, columns, beams, and slabs & waterproofing of bathrooms & terraces. It bonds emphatically to old and new concrete and mortar. Dr. Fixit Pidifix 2k is applied to waterproof and protect concrete and similar structures. Specially formulated for swimming pools, retaining walls, pile heads, water tanks, submerged tunnels, sumps and bridge decks. Dr. Fixit Dampguard is utilized as inside covering for the waterproofing medicines of water tanks and building dividers since it may be applied over moist surfaces and it has magnificent water opposition, bond, hardness and durability and sets quicker like dissolvable based epoxy plans and Dr. Fixit Raincoat is utilized as a waterproofing and defensive covering for outside dividers of the buildings because it forms higher film thickness, has excellent flexibility, breathing properties, water resistance, crack-bridging ability, weathering durability and an excellent resistance to the growth of microorganisms. Later, on the second day of the session, skill lab in the college was visited and information on various products displayed was collected. On the final day of workshop, a demo session on use of some products was shown in the Structural Laboratory and was taught on how to do it practically.
Grand Opening of DFI Training Centre
Dr.FIXIT – CENTER OF EXCELLENCE
IN STRUCTURAL PROTECTION & REHABILITATION
This is exclusive to Easwari Engineering College. To promote skills Development, internships, projects, placement amongst students. This was attended by Dr.Fixit members, CREDAI members, companies owners, EEC staff members and Students. The program started with welcome address by HOD of civil department Dr.S.Lavanya Prabha and followed by Mr.Tirtha Pratim Banerjee about collaborative initiatives and schedule of events for upcoming programs, elective subjects and other initiatives. Discussions made by industrial persons Dr.Arul Thirunavukarasu, Head-Skill Development ,CREDAI about the basic concreting problems and lack of awareness in construction. Mr. Muralidharan Chairman ICI Chennai chapter discussed about lack of knowledge in curing and other construction aspects, followed by Dr.Virapan professor civil department addressed the crack formation and improper construction practice. The solution and remedial process was discussed by Mr. Tirtha Partim Banerjee. After discussions grand opening of DFI TRAINING CENTRE “CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE “ in structural protection and rehabilitation was done by chief of directors and chief patrons from Dr.Fixit Institute.
VENUE : PG BLOCK GROUND FLOOR, Civil Engineering Department, Easwari Engineering College, Chennai
DATE : 9th September 2023
TIME : 10.30 am to 11.30 am
TYPE : Training and Development Program
TITLE : Enhancing Structural Durability with Waterproofing Solutions Basements and Wet Areas
DATE : 8.9.2022 & 9.9.2022
TIME : 9am – 5pm
TARGET AUDIENCE: M.E Structural engineering students & site Engineers, Waterproofing contractors
No.of participants: 35
Department of Civil Engineering organized a “Training and development program” for two days from 8th September 2022 to 9th September 2022. At first, the lecture started with Distress in concrete. Then the session explained the types of distress and causes of distress. The mistakes that could happen during the application of waterproof were explained. Good construction practice, building envelope, Diagnosis, condition assessment, and the right strategy and methodology for attending to a problem are been lectured. Substructure waterproofing, the basement area’s risk factors, and its protection were explained according to BS8102:2009 and IS 16471:2017. Then the audience was introduced to some Dr. Fixit products like Dr. Fixit Super Latex which is utilized for fixes of spalled cement, for example, – floors, columns, beams, and slabs & waterproofing of bathrooms & terraces. It bonds emphatically to old and new concrete and mortar. Dr. Fixit Pidifin 2k is applied to waterproof and protect concrete and similar structures. Specially formulated for swimming pools, retaining walls, pile heads, water tanks, submerged tunnels, sumps, and bridge decks. Dr. Fixit Damp guard is utilized as an inside covering for the waterproofing medicines of water tanks and building dividers since it may be applied over moist surfaces and it has magnificent water opposition, bond, hardness and durability and sets quicker like dissolvable based epoxy plans and the Crystalline waterproofing. Hands-on the session was initiated it had an experience of fixing waterproofing sheets made of SBS and HDPE membrane. Later, on the second day of the session, waterproofing in the toilet using FAST FLEX was introduced. The process of Grouting using PUB foam injection was explained. The hands-on session had the explanation of applying the product Fastflex and bracing the water tanks using a hydrophilic water stopper.
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