Technical seminar on “Earthquake Resistant Structure”
A one Day Technical Seminar titled “Earthquake resistant structure” was organized by Department of Civil Engineering and ICI students chapter on 13th of July, 2019. The program started by 1:30pm with the experts profile given by Mr.Bharatvaj Balaji of final year. The Guest of the session Er.C.Shanmugasundaram, Technical Director, Comten Consulting Engineers private limited, Coimbatore addressed the gathering on contents related to Design of Seismic Resistant Structures. He explained the mechanism of continental drifts and Plate Tectonics Movements. He lectured the practices to be carried out for making the structure an Earthquake resistant one. He highlighted the current advancements and practices like Base Isolation Techniques, Seismic Dampeners, etc. The session ended by 3:40pm with vote of thanks from Ms.C.S Sanjitha of III year followed with national anthem.