Jamshedpur : A batch of 26 students of B. Tech, I year, Mechanical Engineering from B.A. College of Engineering & Technology, Jamshedpur accompanied by five faculties Dr (Ms.) Ishita Ghosh, Dr. Manoj Kumar Pathak, V.K. Ray, Ratan Kumar Sharma, Ashish Kumar visited CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur and interacted with scientists and research scholars this morning under the aegis of Jigyasa-CSIR-NML School Interactive programme. The students were thrilled to visit the laboratory and interact with theworking group.
The programme was scheduled for four hours. Dr. P. N. Mishra, Principal Scientist, welcome the students and teachers and brief about the programme, discussed an overview of CSIR and NML, its contributions towards gainful utilization of natural resources. Dr. S. K. Mandal, Chief Scientist and co-ordinator of the programme talked about the fundamental of science and its application in handling various basic function pertaining to the Engineering Science. He asked numbers of question and students replied accordingly. Dr. A.K. Sahu, Sr. Technical Officer gave a vote of thanks. Further a lab. visitsprogramme was organized.
Students visited creep testing units of MTE Division and knew about fatigue, creep, fractures prevailing in different types of industrial components. Students get exposure of different machine like Servo Hydro Testing Machine, Servo Electrical Machine and Furnace.
Ms. RenuKerketta , B. Tech I year students was very much impressed to observe the creep testing facilities and its contribution for the solution of the industrial problem. Ms. Nisha Kumari also expressed similar view.
Himandu Kumar Dubey and Md. Amjad Hussain expressed that the product developed by NML for corrosion rust prevention and coatings are very interesting and useful.
Fahad Sadique Khan and Gyan Prakash were impressed to observe the Waste Management & Utilization unit. They asked about the product that made up of slag and fly ash. They appreciated NML efforts for taking good step to minimizing pollution the through waste.
PriyaKumariand Shahid Afridi expressed similar view and showing keen interest towards recycling of e- waste for the extraction of valuable metals like copper, Nickel, Cobalt, Gold etc.
Saurabh Singh and Sanjay Kumar Mahto appreciated the facilities available at Engineering Workshop. They gained working knowledge of different kind of machine like lath machine, Shaper Machine, Semi AutomaticBandsaw Machine, Pillar Drilling Machine, Hydraulic Surface Grinding Machine, Universal Milling Machine etc.
During the interactive session, number of students asked different questions on minerals, ores, origin of coal, the evolutionary history behind the formation of metal, metals forging, rolling, and heat treatment etc. Teachers and students requested for their next visit to the laboratory to gain deeper knowledge.