Five days Workshop on Advanced surveying Equipments was organized by the department of Civil Engineering, PET Engineering College, Vallioor from 03-09-2018 to 07-09-2018. Dr.Karuppasamy Sudalaimuthu, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Anna University Regional Campus, Tirunelveli, was the resource person for this workshop. 40 students of final year, 25 students of third year and 15 students of second year Civil department attended this workshop.
Ms. Anjali A, Final year student of Civil Department welcomed the dignitaries and the participants. Prof. P. Jane Angeline, Head of the Department introduced the resource person. Dr. N. Mohamed Sheriff, Principal, PET Engineering College, delivered the inaugural address and handed over the session to the resource person. The resource person Dr. Karuppasamy Sudalaimuthu started the session with the basic concepts of total station and GPS.
In the afternoon session the resource person explained the analyzing parameters. On the second day the resource person explained the concepts of Aerial surveying and in the afternoon session concepts of astronomical surveying was explained. The third day the resource person started the session by explaining the concepts of hydrographic surveying and in the afternoon he demonstrated those analysis using software. The fourth day the resource person explained the Practical application of Total station and GPS in the afternoon hands on session was conducted. The fifth day the resource person conducted the practical workouts using total station and GPS in the afternoon session he demonstrated the limitations in practical implementation.
The students enthusiastically participated in the hands on session. Test session was conducted, to know the level of understanding in this 5 days certificate program. Out of 75 students, 54 students have cleared the test.
The valedictory function was held on 07.09.2018. Our honorable Principal Dr. N. Mohamed Sheriff, Prof. P. Jane Angeline, Head of the Department and Mr. T. M. Mohamed Usman, Assistant Professor, Civil Department were presided the valedictory function. Some of the participants expressed their experiences in the workshop. The resource person, the principal and the HOD distributed the certificates to the participants. The function ended with vote of thanks by Mr. S. Sankareswaran, Third year student of Civil Department who expressed his gratitude.