GUEST LECTURE ON OFF ROAD VEHICLES/EQUIPMENT | Event Date: Friday, 6th, September 2019
In a guest lecture on “Off Road Vehicles/Equipment” primarily organized for final and pre-final B. Tech. Automobile Engineering students, Mr. J. Ravikumar, Sales Head for North Tamil Nadu, Kobelco Excavators deliberated on different off-road vehicles and their operations with the help of videos. KEY POINTS •Heavy equipment usually comprises five equipment systems: implementation, traction, structure, power train, control and information •Heavy equipment functions through the mechanical advantage of a simple machine. •Internal-combustion engines become the major power source of heavy equipment. •Different Operations involved in Construction include excavation, digging of large quantities of earth, moving them to distance which are sometimes fairly long, placement, compacting, levelling, dozing, grading, hauling. The session concluded highlighting the scope and opportunities in off-road vehicles/equipment industries and distribution of handouts to students prepared by the speaker.