Field Trip : Mechanical Engineering Department

Visit at Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Kapurthala

Department of Mechanical Engineering organized one day Industrial Visit at Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Kapurthala on 11th February, 2017 for final year students. More than 35 students were accompanied by two faculty members.  Established in 1986, RCF is a coach manufacturing unit of Indian Railways. It has manufactured more than 30000 passenger coaches of different types including self Propelled passenger vehicles which constitute over 50% of the total population of coaches on Indian Railways. RCF is equipped with a state-of-the-art CAD centre and CNC machines to undertake design and manufacture of Bogies. The agenda of visit was to aware the students with latest manufacturing technologies and their implementation.  Students were given exposure to various types of fabrication/ welding operations viz. CNC Controlled Plasma profile cutting, laser cutting, spot welding, GMAW, Robotic Welding Machine etc and other advanced equipments such as test rig for running of boggies, advanced paint shop.

Visit to J S Cold Store
DAV University Mechanical Engg. Deptt. Organized an industrial visit to J.S cold store plant for B.Tech (Mechanical) students. 
Bus left the University for official visit on 1st of April, 2016 at 11.00 am and reached cold store plant at about 11:15 Am. After getting the theoretical lay out of the plant, students visited the various sections of the Plant accompanied by the technician. All the technical questions and queries of the students were completely deciphered by the technician and make them satisfied. 
The visit was very successful as it not only enhanced student’s knowledge but also wider their thinking in the field of Refrigeration and air condition, also we are thankful to the authorities for their good support and cooperation from all concern.

Industrial visit to Rana Sugars Ltd.

Department of Mechanical Engineering organized an industrial visit for B. Tech students to Rana Sugars Ltd on January 23, 2016. Forty three students participated in the visit. The students under the guidance of the faculty members Mr. Hardeep Singh and Mr. Ved Raj Khullar reached the sugar mill at about 10:30 am. After getting the theoretical lay out of the plant, students visited various sections of the mill accompanied by the Manager and technical officer of the mill. All the technical questions and queries of the students were deciphered by the technical officer. The visit was fruitful as it added to the knowledge of the students.

Visit to Bhakra Dam
50 students pursuing B Tech Mechanical Engineerng visited Bhakra Dam, Ganguwal Power House on March 2, 2016 under the leadership of Coordinator Aman Sharma and Sumit Nijjar. The visit was organized with the guidance of Mr. Ramandeep Singh. The students visiting the dam were apprised of the construction of the concrete gravity dam across the Sutlej River. They were told that its reservoir, known as the "Gobind Sagar", stores up to 9.34 billion cubic meters of water, enough to drain the whole of Chandigarh, parts of Haryana, Punjab and Delhi. The 90 km long reservoir created by the Bhakra Dam is spread over an area of 168.35 km2. In terms of storage of water, it withholds the second largest reservoir in India, the first being Indira Sagar dam in Madhya Pradesh with capacity of 12.22 billion cum.

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