Archive for November, 2017

Expert Lecture held by Dr. Sushil Koregaonkar and Mr. Ajinkya Patwardhan of Chemical Dept., at Essar Oil, Vadinar.

Under the faculty exchange program between Chemical Engineering department and Essar Oil Ltd, on 25th November, 2017 two expert lectures at Essar Oil, Vadinar were conducted by two experienced faculty members of the department, Dr. S.S. Korgaonkar and Mr. Ajinkya Patwardhan.

Their topics were as follows:
1. Dr. Sushil Korgaokar (Sr. Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering)
Topic: Fundamentals of Corrosion
– Classification of Corrosion
– Dry Corrosion (Oxidation, other gases and liquid corrosion)
– Wet Corrosion (Due to oxygen (acid/alkali medium), neutral conditions)
– Prevention of Corrosion

2. Mr. Ajinkya Patwardhan (Asst. Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering)
Topic: Advance Control Strategies
– Concept of controllers
– P, PI, PID controllers
– Control strategies (Cascade, Ratio, and adaptive control etc.,)
– Feedforward – Feedbackward controller

The lectures were very informative and well- received by the engineers at Essar.

The department is thankful to Mr. Rajesh Kakkad, Deputy Manager , Essar Oil, Vadinar for giving us the opportunity to deliver informative lectures and hence interact with the young engineers at Essar. Also, we are thankful for their wonderful hospitality at the industry. We pay our gratitude to the management of V.V.P. Engineering college, to provide assistance at various levels.

Breaking News: EC students Glitters in Dewang Mehta Award and other Competitions

Achievements by Viraj Hapalia & Gaurang Joshi of 3rd EC in Frolic 2017 at Darshan Engineering College, Rajkot on 2-9-2017

“Frolic 2017” was organized in Darshan Engineering College on 2nd September 2017.

They had participated In “Arduino Warrier” Event. There were 4 rounds.

In 1st Round MCQ test was taken in which Viraj And Gaurang Both got 19 Marks out of 30. After 1st round 23 participants were selected for 2nd round.

2nd round was based on Simple Arduino Programming in which they had written a code for arduino. They cleared this round by full marks in 2nd round. Only 10 participants were selected for 3rd round.

3rd round was based on “Sensor based Arduino Programming”. They had cleared this round by full marks. After this round only 5 participants selected for 4th round.

In 4th round they had to generate a custom signal as per their requirements using Arduino Mega 2560 hardware. Viraj had cleared this round by 60% accuracy and Gaurang had done it with 50% accuracy.

Viraj secured 2nd Rank and won Rs. 750/- and Gaurang secured 4th rank in this competition.

EC students highlighted at Devang Mehta Awards in September 2017

The Award ceremony of Shri Dewang Mehta IT Awards for felicitating the Toppers for their excellence in Entire GTU was held on 15th September at Gujarat University Convention center, Ahmedabad. It was organized by Devang Mehta Foundation Trust (DMFT) And NASSCOM. At first the students were addressed by The Co-founder of NASSCOM and other dignitaries like The Honorable Vice Chancellor of GTU Dr. Navin Sheth, Shri Roopwant Sinh, IAS, Managing Director of GIL, Shri Dhananjay Dwiwedi IAS Secretary Department of Science and Technology, Gujarat, Mr.Ashank Desai,Founder and former chairman, Mastek Ltd. And co-founder NASSCOM. After that the students were given the respective awards according to their respective colleges. The final year students were also given the Awards for their excellence in final tear project and three students have won the price of 1 lacs too. The award was ended with vote of thanks to all the dignitaries.

Jay Joshi (8th Sem), Darshit Gosaliya (6th Sem), Dipen Ranpara (4th Sem) & Harin Maniyar (2nd Sem) received this award.

Harshita Prajapati and Kanan Trivedi stood 2nd as a team member in Interzonal Volleball tournament on 24-9-2017

On the very date of 24/09/2017, the girls’ volleyball team of V.V.P. Engineering College participated in Volleyball tournament at Interzonal level Sports festival organized by GTU. The tournament was held in SVBIT, Gandhinagar. The girls team of V.V.P. Engineering College had already been winners at Zonal level GTU Sports Festival in Rajkot Zone and hence selected for Inter zonal level. Harshita Prajapati and Kanan Trivedi of 5th EC participated as team members in this competition. Everyone played with their full potential.

5thSem EC Student Falgun Sompura’sachievements in Chess competition organized at Zonal and Interzonal level under GTU Sports Festival

FalgunSompura, student of 5thSem EC had participated in GTU zonal level chess competition held at Darshaninstituition of technology, Rajkot on 22nd September 2017. They were 5 teammates. Their team was amongst 8 team of Rajkot zone. They played 4 rounds (4 matches). They won 3 rounds out of 4 and one round was drawn. Results are as follows

1st round 4-0

2nd round 3-1

3rd round 4-0

4th round 2-2

They secured 1st rank in entire Rajkot zone and got selected to participate at Interzonal level.

These teammates participated in GTU inter-zonal level chess competition held at sabarinstituition of technology, Gandhinagar on 1st October 2017 with full enthusiasm. Their team competed amongst 8 teams. They played for 3 rounds. They won 1 round out of 3. Results were as follows

1st round 4-0

2nd round 0-4

3rd round 1-3

They secured 4th rank in entire state.FalgunSompura secured 7th Rank as an individual in Interzonal Chess Comnpetition.

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