Activities

Survey Camp

2019-2020

A Special 10 Days Survey Camp was organized by our Department for the benefit of III year students.
The camp was conducted at various places in Ootacamund viz., Lovedale Estate, Ooty Arts College, Dodabetta Hairpin Bends and Botanical Garden. The survey helped the students get a working knowledge of Contour Surveying, Azimuth Determination, LS CS of a Road, Setting out Works, Traversing and Triangulation etc. The survey also enabled the students have an hands on experience on use and maintenance of Total Station, Theodolite, GPS Instruments, Levelling Instruments etc.

2018-2019

A Special 10 Days Survey Camp was organized by our Department for the benefit of III year students.
The camp was conducted at various places in Ootacamund viz., Lovedale Estate, Ooty Arts College, Dodabetta Hairpin Bends and Botanical Garden. The survey helped the students get a working knowledge of Contour Surveying, Azimuth Determination, LS CS of a Road, Setting out Works, Traversing and Triangulation etc. The survey also enabled the students have an hands on experience on use and maintenance of Total Station, Theodolite, GPS Instruments, Levelling Instruments etc.

2017-2018

A Special 10 Days Survey Camp was organized by our Department for the benefit of III year students.
The camp was conducted at various places in Ootacamund viz., Lovedale Estate, Ooty Arts College, Dodabetta Hairpin Bends and Botanical Garden. The survey helped the students get a working knowledge of Contour Surveying, Azimuth Determination, LS CS of a Road, Setting out Works, Traversing and Triangulation etc. The survey also enabled the students have an hands on experience on use and maintenance of Total Station, Theodolite, GPS Instruments, Levelling Instruments etc.

2016-2017

A Special 10 Days Survey Camp was organized by our Department for the benefit of III year students.The camp was conducted at various places in Ootacamund viz., Lovedale Estate, Ooty Arts College, Dodabetta Hairpin Bends and Botanical Garden. The survey helped the students get a working knowledge of Contour Surveying, Azimuth Determination, LS CS of a Road, Setting out Works, Traversing and Triangulation etc. The survey also enabled the students have an hands on experience on use and maintenance of Total Station, Theodolite, GPS Instruments, Levelling Instruments etc.

2015-2016

A Special 7 Days Survey Camp from 15 June 2015 to 22 June 2015 was organized by our Department for the benefit of III year students, to enable them get a field experience of surveying in a challenging terrain.
The camp was conducted at various places in Ootacamund viz., Lovedale Estate, Ooty Arts College, Dodabetta Hairpin Bends and Botanical Garden. The survey helped the students get a working knowledge of Contour Surveying, Azimuth Determination, LS CS of a Road, Setting out Works, etc. The survey also enabled the students have an hands on experience on use and maintenance of Total Station, Theodolite, GPS Instruments, Levelling Instruments etc.

SEMINARS AND GUEST LECTURE

GUEST LECTURE

2019

Prof.Pon.Rathnavel addressed students of Karunya University on the title “The Civil 4s” covering 4 Most important numbers, facts, acronyms & formula for Civil Engineers to emerge as a force(10.07.2019).

Prof.Pon.Rathnavel served as a resource person for FDP on Emerging & Innovative Processes in Education organised by Coimbatore Institute of Management & Technology. He addressed on the topic “PERMA – Taxonomy for Happy Departments”(13.07.2019).

2018

Guest Lecture On False ceiling conducted by Er. Shanmugam Kanagaraj, Product Manager @ Enthu Technology Solutions India Pvt Ltd-Coimbatore on 17th March 2018.

Guest Lecture On Civil Engineering –THE GULF WAY by Mr.Jonathan Jesudason, Civil Engineer, Gulf Contracting companies, Dhoha on 11th January 2018.

2017

Guest lecture by Mr. Pon Rathnavel on “Rudiments of Building Approval” at Karpagam College of Engineering on 04th August 2017.

Guest lecture by Mr.Pon. Rathnavel on “Team Work Works” at KPR Institute of Technology on 08th September 2017.

Guest lecture by Mr. Pon Rathnavel on “Solid Waste is Solid Weatlh” at KMM Matriculation School on 12th September 2017.

Guest lecture by Mr.Pon. Rathnavel on “Career Management” at KV Institute of Management on 15th September 2017.

Guest lecture by Mr. Pon Rathnavel on “Rudiments of Engineering Approval” at Pollachi Institute of Engineering and Technology on 17th September 2017.

2016

13 April 2016 – Er.P.Vijayakumar delivered a pragmatic lecture on Modern Construction Materials for II year Civil Engineering students which was well received by the students.

20 February 2016 – Dr.G.L.Sathyamoorthi, Associate Professor, Kumaraguru College of Technology delivered a guest lecture on “Advances in Water and Wastewater Treatment” for III year Civil Engineering students.

04 April 2016 – Er.Adaikkalavan, delivered a Guest Lecture on Practical Aspects of Building Construction for II year Civil Engineering students.

30 Aug – Mr. Jacob.G.Podipara ,a retired Military Colonel and Placement Officer in Coimbatore Institute of Technology addressed the students on “Civil engineering works in military field”

30 Jan – Mr.Sukumar, a veteran in Land Surveying and Total Station Delivered a guest lecture on Total station.

1 Jan – Mr Arumugam,training officer,South range, Tamilnadu, National Disaster Management Authority gave an awareness speech.

2015

08 August 2015 – Mr.P.Anjesh, an expert buyer Communicator addressed the students on the topic “Acquiring Communication Proficiency to become better Engineers”.

10 December 2015 – Dr.S.Kanagasundaram, a veteran in Town Planning and Building Approvals addressed the students on “Modern Building Practices and Rules”.

15 December 2015 – Er.G.Ganesh, Managing Director, RG Associates, delivered a Guest Lecture on “Quantity Surveying and Estimation” from a practical perspective for the benefit of our students.

SEMINAR

As an integral part of our holistic department activities for our students, Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology has introduced the concept of Student Seminars into the academic system. Every day, a student is allotted a topic for which a seminar has to be handled for ten minutes. All the students took turn and handled the seminars, which provided the dual edge of enhancing technical knowledge as well as enhance public speaking skills.

PROJECTS
  • Our students prepared a mini project collecting information regarding
    Different types of structures and submitted as a booklet during their
    Seventh and Eight semester of study.
WORKSHOPS
  • Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology and Clean Toilet Organisation conducted the first stage of Clean Toilet Evaluators Programme. Our students were taught about the basic design, environment and safety considerations in toilet. They also got an opportunity to conduct mock audit of toilet. After 2 more stages, the students will be certified as evaluators of swachh toilets, The workshop was conducted under the supervision of Mr.D.Jayaganthan, President Clean Toilet Organization on 06 February 2020.
  • A Two-days workshop was conducted for all the three years to know about the advancements of softwares and technologies in civil engineering.
  • Two-days workshop on 3DS Max was organized by Dream zone for second and third years to make the students to gain the knowledge about interior designing on12.09.2017 &13.09.2017.
  • Two-days workshop on Total station was organized by CADD Leader for final years to make them to have the knowledge about development in technologies of Surveying measurements on 13.09.2017 & 14.09.2017.
  • A Workshop on “Disaster Management” by Mr Arumugam, Training Officer, South range, Tamilnadu, National Disaster Management Authority on 01/02/2017. At this guest lecture, he demonstrated the first aid technique and escape technique during flood.
  • A Workshop on” India’s Biggest Civil Championship (IBCC 2015 – Bridge Design Training)”, was handled by Mr.Shahbuddin Shaikh (Head Trainer), ARK Techno Solutions, Mumbai on 21st and 22nd January 2015. The workshop was conducted in association with IIT Mumbai.

2017 – 2018

WORKSHOP ON TOTAL STATION
AKSHAYA College of Engineering and Technology had conducted a two day workshop on Total Station Surveying for the benefit of IV year students. The workshop was conducted in association with M/s CADD LEADER and it enabled the final year students to get valuable hands on experience in carrying out surveying using state of the art Total Stations.

WORKSHOP ON BUILDING MODELLING
AKSHAYA College of Engineering and Technology had conducted a two day workshop on “Building Modelling including MEP” for III year Civil Engineering students. The workshop was conducted in association with M/s CADD Leader, with an aim to enhance building modelling skills for the students and ensure compatibility from different software like REVIT, 3DS MAX, MAYA etc.

WORKSHOP ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT & SAFETY ENGINEERING
AKSHAYA College of Engineering and Technology had conducted a two day workshop on “DISASTER MANAGEMENT & SAFETY ENGINEERING” for II & III year Civil Engineering students. The workshop was conducted in association with National Disaster and management authority to provide the awareness about preventive and protective measures, preparedness and organization of relief operations for mitigating the impact of disaster on human beings.

2015-2016

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
Our third year students participated in an one day Workshop on EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE organised by the reputed writer and thinker, Mr.Soma Valliyappan on 21 September 2015 and 25 September 2015. The workshop was an eye opener in dealing with emotions at the workplace as well as the family

TECH DAY

TECHDAY 2019

  • TECH DAY is the annual technical event of our Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology conducted in the backdrop of National Science Day.TECH DAY for 2019-20 was held on 28 February 2020. Er.Subhash, MD, KRS Builders was invited as Chief Guest. He patiently went through the projects and models developed by the students and declared the prize winners. The students also explained their innovative models and projects to the students and faculty members from other departments. This proved to improve scientific temper and also enabled collaborative learning.

TECHDAY 2018

  • Students displayed their Tech Day project SOLAR POWER GENERATOR & HYDRO ELECTRIC GENERATOR on “Tech Day’18”
  • Students explaining their Tech Day Project “Papercrete” to the chief guest

TECHDAY 2017

  • Students explaining about their Tech Day project Readymade concrete road to the chief guest on “Tech Day’17
  • Students explaining about their model ONE WAY SLAB MODEL to the chief guest on “Tech Day’17”
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT TRAINING PROGRAM
  • Anna University,Chennai approved Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology to conduct 7 days FDTP for the course CE6605 Environmental Engineering II. The course conducted from 07th to 13th December 2013 was attended by 25 faculty members from 13 different institutions. The FDTP was inaugurated by Dr.M.Isaac Solomon Jebamani, Professor & Head – Civil, GCT, Coimbatore. The resource persons were Dr.K.Akil (HICET),
    Dr.G.Manjula (SVS), Dr.K.Murali (SRIT), Dr.S.Govindasami (VSB) and Prof.A.Kumar (JCT). There were a total of 23 sessions in which various topics relating to the course were deliberated. The participants were also taken to Ukkadam STP for practical understanding of sewage treatment. The participants presented wonderful feedback and rave reviews for the FDP. Dr.T.Valliyappan and Mr.Pon.Rathnavel were the coordinators.

  • Anna University , Chennai approved Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology to conduct 7 days FDTP for the course CE6302 Strength of Materials. The course conducted from 07th to 13th June 2016 was attended by 18 of our faculty members. The participants were taken to the Strength of Materials Laboratory for practical understanding of the concepts.
Welcoming the Chief Guest
Demonstration at the Strength of Materials Laboratory
INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  • Students and faculty members participated in 11th Dr.V.Ramakrishnan Endowment lecture on the topic “Nano Technology And Concrete Structures -Oppurtunities And Challenges” organised by IE(I) Local Centre on 29-01-2020.
  • Under the Aegis of Civil Engineering division Board, IE(I), The Students Chapter organised aTechnical Seminar on “Water Proofing in Construction” ACET Conference Hall on 17-02-2020.
  • The IE(I) Student Chapter of Department of Civil Engineering received the Best Student Chapter award from IE(I),Coimbatore Local Centre in Engineer’s Day 2019 Awards.
  • Prof K.Thirunavukkarasu was Conferred with Young Achiever Award in Engineer’s Day 2019. Engineer’s Day 2019 was Conducted on 16.09.2019 at IE(I) ,Coimbatore Local Centre.
  • Under the Aegis of Civil Engineering division Board, IE(I), The Department of Civil Engineering of Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology and the “The Institution of Engineers (India)”organized two day seminar on “All India Seminar on Evolving Trends in Structural Monitoring and Rehabiliation ”for the students from 27-08-2019 to 28-08-2019 at the college premises.
  • Under the Aegis of Civil Engineering division Board, IE(I), The Students Chapter organised a Technical Quiz on 17-09-2019. Prof.Pon.Rathnavel was the quiz master.
  • The Students chapter of Institution of Engineers was inaugurated on 21/08/2014 by Dr.G.Sundaraj and Er.S.Jagadeesh Kannan, PSG Tech Campus, Archetype design service India Pvt Ltd, presided over the function. They addressed the students over the company – expectations from the emerging engineers.
  • All faculty members have Life Time Membership in IE (THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS-INDIA) as a platform for advancement of engineering and Professional development
  • All the faculty members have Life Time Membership  in ISTE (Indian  Society for Technical Education) providing assurance of professionalism and  ethical and moral conduct to clients, colleagues and employers.
  • The students and faculty members of Institution of Engineers Chapter participated in IEI V Ramakrishnan Endowment Lecture on Innovative methods in structural design and construction conducted at PSG Institute of Technology.
  • The students and faculty members of Institution of Engineers Chapter participated Engineers Day Celebrations organised by Institution of Engineers, Local Centre, Coimbatore.
INDUSTRIAL VISIT
  • The students of II, III & IV year Civil Engineering visited Mazhampuzha Dam to comprehend the basic components of a dam and their functions (01 February 2020).

  • The students of II, III & IV year Civil Engineering visited the construction of foundation of fly over to comprehend the reinforcement and aseismic engineering details of bridges at Ramanathapuram (15 February 2020).
  • The students of II, III & IV year Civil Engineering visited BUILD INTEC 2020 & WATER INTEC 2020, international construction and water expo organised by CODISSIA, Coimbatore (22 February 2020).
  • 09 Feb 2019 – Second year students visited the Amaravathi Dam & Thirumoorthi Dam for better understanding of the Contour Canal , Hydel Power Project , Underground Tunnel & Notches Sluice gate.
  • 09 Feb 2019- Third year students visited Salem Steel Plant for gaining knowledge about the manufacturing of steel process.
  • The students of II, III & IV year Civil Engineering visited the construction of M/s Adithya Avenue and understood the nuances of construction of slabs, beams, columns and lintels (14 July 2019)
  • 14 & 15 Feb 2017 – The II year students and the III year students visited the Post tensioned Pre-stressed bridge construction in IVRCL & KNR Constructions.
  • 19 August 2016 – The II year students and the III year students visited the Aliyar Dam Parambikulam basin for better understanding of the Contour Canal and Sluice gate.
  • 23 & 24 August 2016– The IV year students visited the Construction of Precast Bridge Elements in IVRCL & KNR Constructions.
  • 03 April 2015 – The III year students visited the Podanur Railway Junction to comprehend the fundamentals in laying, operation and maintenance of the permanent way.
  • 12 April 2015 – The II year students visited the reputed ACC Cement Company to practically understand the manufacturing and testing of cement.
  • 01 July 2015 – The IV year students and the III year students visited the Chettipalayam Railway Yard to understand the basic facets of Railway Engineering.