INDUSTRIAL VISIT TO GOVERNMENT COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, COIMBATORE
An industrial visit was arranged for the III year Civil Engineering students (A and B Sections) on 11.07.2017 (Tuesday) with the permission of the Principal, NIT and under the guidance of The HOD- Civil. The Principal, Government college of Technology and The Head of Department, Department of Civil Engineering(s) were granted permission to visit the laboratories and the proto type models of Foundation, Concrete and Hydraulic structures at GCT campus, Coimbatore.
55 students accompanied with four faculty members i.e., Mr.M.Samuel Thanaraj, Mr.K.Ashok Kumar, Mrs.Prabha Rajathi and Ms.K.shobana, of our Civil department visited the Laboratories and explained the structure models to the students.
The participated students understood about the concepts of the subjects very well by seeing the parts of substructure on site. They got a detailed idea of the reinforcement pattern of various structural members such as water tanks, beams, columns, bridge decks, slabs, retaining walls, counter fort retaining wells, different types of arch masonry which is included in the curriculum syllabi.
Also, the students got an idea on field soil testing instruments set up and test procedures by seeing the equipments directly in the soil mechanics laboratory.