POLYTECHNIC

POLYTECHNIC


History of Department :-

This department known as Applied Mechanic Department does not have any specific diploma course like other departments namely Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Petrochemical Engineering. However it caters the needs of those departments for various subjects like Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Mechanics of Structures, Structural Design & Drawing and Soil Engineering.
The demand from industry is more and more for young engineers who are soundly grounded in their fundamental subjects rather than for those with specialized training. There is a good reason for this trend. The industrial engineer is continually being confronted by new problems, which do not always yield to routine methods of solution. It seems evident, then, that university training in such fundamental subjects as mechanics must seek to build a strong foundation to acquaint the student with as many general methods of attack as possible to illustrate the application of these methods to practical engineering problems. Mastery in this respect is the true good of engineering education.
In Structure design drawing we provide a strong motivation for the engineering students who have usually selected Civil engineering. Because of a strong desire to create something on physical level , real application of principles in designing.
Soil Engineering is particularly important for civil engineers. Any project requires foundation and knowledge of soil engineering provides key to understand and design foundations of various projects.
Quality control is very important for any engineering project. To ensure it testing is an integral part. Material testing laboratory of the department provides facility for the students to understand suitability of different engineering materials for varied applications. It is a basic need to give students a fundamental understanding of real engineering material as an important prerequisite to intelligent design. some of the benefits from testing are training in methods of observations, knowledge of accepted methods of testing, appreciation of the significance of data derived from tests, familiarity with the properties of common materials, exemplification of principles studied in strength of materials, knowledge of standards and specifications, acquaintance with the technical periodical literature and other sources of recorded data on properties of materials.
The Industrial and technical world is becoming increasingly test minded. Generally architects, builders, engineers, industrial designers and managers are familiar with the idea of testing and are coming to rely more and more on tests as a basis for making many important decisions. Industry also requires facility of testing for quality control.
Commercial Testing of various engineering material is also carried out by the department; namely test of cement, steel, concrete, fine & coarse aggregates, tiles, bricks, timber and properties of soil. Department has facility of 100 Ton capacity Universal Testing Machine which is fully computerized.


Courses Offered:- For courses of Diploma Civil,Mechanical,Electrical and Petro Chemical, at different levels various subjects like Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Mechanics of Structures, Structural Design & Drawing and Soil Engineering. are taught by this Deptt.


Laboratory Facilities :-
Sr.No. Name of Laboratory Subjects Covered
1 Applied Mechanics Lab EM-I & EM- II
2 Strength of Material Lab SM ¡V I & SM ¡V II
3 Mechanics of Structure MS ¡V I , MS ¡V II and Concrete Technology
4 Soil Engineering Soil Engg.
5 Structure Design SDD I and SDD II


Other services offered, if any ( Testing etc ) :- Commercial Testing of various Engineering Material is carried out by the department; namely test of cement, steel, concrete, fine & coarse aggregates, tiles, bricks, timber and properties of soil.

Major Developments / Achievements in last 10 years :-

A) Under MODROB Scheme In year 1998-1999 Computerized Universal Testing Machine of 100 ton capacity along with Laser Printer and Overhead Projector was purchased which is used for academic as well as commercial testing purpose.
B) Three Number of Computer (P-3) with one inkjet printer was also purchased for the development of Laboratory.
C) For Development of Soil Engg laboratory we have received Rs 6 Lacks for various soil testing equipments like Triaxial Testing Machine, Direct Shear Test and Consolidation Test etc.


Details of Grant Received and Utilized :-
Sr.
No. Name of Grant Sponsoring Body Co-ordinates Amount Received Amount Utilized Area of Utilization
1 MODROB Scheme AICTE Shri H.V.Pathak 12 Lacks Fully Material Testing Laboratory
2 MODROB Scheme AICTE Shri P.J.Amin 6 Lacks Under Process Soil Testing Laboratory

Head of Department

  • Ms. D.S. Ghelani
    Applied Mechanic


    Designation: I/C Head of the Department (Applied Mech.)

    Qualification: M.E.(Civil)
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    Experience: 25 years
    Areas of Interest: Geotech Engg. 
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