A guest lecture was arranged for mechanics of solids to know about the application of the subject and practical orientation. Dr. T. Palanisamy, M.E., Ph.D. professor of Civil Engineering in K.S.R College of engineering Tiruchengode. All the 55 students and the staff members attended the function. Chief guest gave brief introduction about the subject and past history of the Mechanics of Solids. Then he explained the basics concept about the subject and explained Shear and Bending in Beams, Stress And Strain, Deflection, Torsion, Complex Stresses and Plane Trusses.
A one day seminar on basics dynamics and seismic structure design was arranged by department of civil engineering, on 9th august 2014. In order to make the students to learn the basics concept of the dynamics and seismic design response of the structure. The program was conducted by our chief gust Mr.Thiruganasamanthar AP/IRTT;all the 55 students and a faculty were attend the program. Chief gust describe the importance of basic dynamics and seismic design, design of reinforced concrete, estimation and quantity surveying and pre-stressed concrete in Anna university syllabus. He had explained what is frequency ,types of frequency ,time period , requirements of damping ,types of damping .and he clearly explain the and give the practical examples for damping and their types and vibration ,causes of vibration.