The Department of Civil Engineering at JCET, Lakkidi was formed in the year 2011 with a mission to mould competent engineers to meet the technological challenges of the world. The programme aims at producing bright graduates in Civil Engineering to meet the rapid technological advances and industrial requirements. The department offers a full time B. Tech. Degree course in Civil Engineering. The department is affiliated to A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technological University. The present student intake of the department is 60. The students from different parts of the state are studying in the branch. The admission process of the B. Tech. program is done through the entrance examination conducted by the Commission for Entrance Examinations, Kerala.
The department is enriched with professionally qualified, vibrant faculty members specialized in various disciples of Civil Engineering. They impart strength to the department with their competitive skills and vibrant dedication. Apart from conducting academic programs, additional computer courses, seminars and workshops are conducted for the students as well as the faculty. The department is also equipped with different engineering laboratories, to cater to the external projects and consultancy works.Our infrastructure includes spacious class rooms, well equipped labs, resourceful libraries, seminar halls, wireless network access, departmental computing facilities.
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One of the oldest and broadest Engineering discipline, Civil Engineering involves planning, designing, constructing, maintaining and supervising infrastructures which includes facilities essential to modern life like highways, bridges and tunnels, schools, hospitals, airports and other buildings, sewage systems and water treatment facilities. Subsequently, the course also involves protecting public and environmental health as well as improving existing infrastructure. It is a wide-ranging profession infusing knowledge of structures, material science, mechanics, physics, mathematics, geology, hydrology, soils, environment and other physical sciences.
A comprehensive study into this marvellous engineering discipline, will, thus be naturally intriguing and challenging for any disciple. We at the Dept. of Civil Engineering in Jawaharlal College of Engineering, strive to protract this intrigue and flame it further. The team work of an immensely committed faculty will definitely inspire to aspire. A back up of well-developed and most modern infrastructure including laboratory facilities, for hands on practical experience, is also ensured by this institution. The quintessential teaching techniques have earned numerous rank holders for the department in university examinations. The team of faculty works hard to keep the study experience enjoyable. Guest lectures, workshop and symposium are organized on regular basis to enable students to interact with industry and acquaint themselves with current trends in civil engineering.
I look forward to enrich my students with knowledge, ability and skills so as to prepare them to face challenges in any competitive environment and work towards providing innovative and constructive solution for our country in future.
I wish all our students a wonderful career and brilliant success in all their future endeavours.
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Civil Engineering Workshop imparts practical idea of the various theories and concepts introduced in first year of Engineering Studies. It is offered in Semesters I and II to students of all specializations. Training sessions like Setting out of building, Area and Volume calculation of building and building components, making of brick bonds and basics surveying using levelling instruments, installation of rainwater harvesting systems etc. are conducted by using this lab facility.
The survey lab serves the needs of the civil engineering programs in basic plane surveying, and elevation measurements. This laboratory helps the students to gain basic and advanced knowledge, and hands-on experience on the usage of various surveying instruments. The available instruments include Total Station, Transit Theodolite, Dumpy Level, Plane Table, Prismatic Compass etc. It offers a practical course as per KTU syllabus in the third semester. Department conducts Survey camps and workshops to students and government servants.
The Material Testing lab is well established with equipment’s for testing the properties of different materials like, steel, timber, brick, tile etc. Typical experiments performed include measuring the strength of materials in terms of its ductility, hardness, brittleness, toughness, fatigue, modulus of elasticity, modulus of rigidity etc. The equipment available in the laboratory include Universal testing machine, Torsion testing machine, Impact testing machine, Brinell hardness testing machine, Rockwell hardness testing machine etc. It is offered in Semesters IV and V. Consultancy works are undertaken to find out the mechanical properties of different materials apart from regular lab services.
Fluid Mechanics section, Students are exposed to technical aspects of experiments like calibration of various flow measuring devices, measurements of characteristics of flow through pipes, orifices ,various notches fixed in channels, hydraulic turbines and pumps. It offers a practical course as per KTU syllabus in the fourth semester.
The main aim of this laboratory is to test the strength of soil. The major instruments available in our laboratory are for finding CBR, Direct shear, unconfined shear, Liquid limit etc. It offers a practical course as per KTU syllabus in the fifth semester. Consultancy services are also being carried out.
It offers a practical course as per KTU syllabus in the third and sixth semester. The lab is enriched with licensed application softwares like AutoCAD, STAAD Pro & Primavera for modeling, analysis & design of structures and construction management.
The students get in depth training in the testing of properties of the materials in the lab.This lab has all the facilities needed for testing of materials such as soil, aggregates and bitumen used in highway construction.It offers a practical course as per KTU syllabus in the sixth semester.
This lab has sophisticated equipment for qualitative and quantitative analysis of the characteristics of water and waste water. It is equipped with Turbidimeter, pH meters, COD reactors, BOD incubators, Hot Air Oven, and other equipment dedicated to water and wastewater quality analysis. It offers a practical course as per KTU syllabus in the seventh semester. Consultancy services are also being carried out.
Full-fledged labs supplemented with modern machines make this course useful for students aspiring to excel and ameliorate in Civil Engineering.
Laboratory facilities of the department are being utilized to offer consultancy services to public. The various services offered include
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Financial assistance for Student Project scheme of KSCSTE
|1||Soil mapping using Q-GIS at Parli panchayath||10,000/-|
|2||Study on the flexural properties of crack resistant bendable concrete beam.||9,500/-|
Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) organized at JCET, Palakkad
A well-organized Training & Placement Cell is working towards better opportunities for its students and bridges the gap between prospective employer and candidate.
Also association initiated to celebrate environmental day, engineer’s day and water day in the department.
For the academic year 2016-2017, inaugural function of “VYUHA”, was held on 30th September 2015. The program honored various students, who achieved top marks in previous university semester examinations. The program was followed by presentation by two students Deepthi Prakash, Vrinda A V on “Mud House Architecture”.
Inaugural function of “VYUHA”, the CivilEngineering Association for the academic year 2015-2016 was held on 7thNovember 2015. The function was honored by distinguishedChief Guest Dr.Sreemahadevan Pillai, Dean, Faculty of Engineering,Chairman, Board of Studies & Chairman, Board of Examiners, University of Calicut, Professor of NSS College Of Engineering, Palakkad, he declared the inauguration and lightened the bhadradeepam. The Chief Guest delivered a special lecture on ‘Sustainable Engineering of Buildings’ in which he discussed how to construct environmentally sustainable building. In connection with the inaugural function, a Quiz Competition was held for the students.
Inaugural function of “AADHIKARA”, the Civil Engineering Association for the academic year 2014-2015 was held on 15th October 2015. Department feels proud to organize such a successful event, that too for the first time and would like to convey thanks to Director and management for their timely advice and cooperation for organizing successful function.
January 27 was a very important day for Department of Civil Engineering as its association got inaugurated for the first time. The inauguration marked not only the start of association but also its activities in future which include technical competitions, seminars, quizzes, exhibition etc. Department feels proud to organize such a successful event, that too for the first time and would like to convey thanks to Director and management for their timely advice and cooperation for organizing successful function.
As the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic among other environmental disasters including cyclones, earthquakes and floods, it is now more than ever that everyone needs to come together to support environmental initiatives even in the smallest ways possible.
DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING , JCET, is conducting an *ONLINE CONTEST* for students as a part of “WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY” 5th JUNE 2020.
The theme of the contest is “BLISS OF QUIET PERIOD- BIODIVERSITY EFFECTS OF LOCKDOWN”.
We are celebrating it to encourage the awareness and action to protect the environment.
A five days Faculty development programme (FDP) on "COASTAL PROTECTIVE MEASURES AND ITS IMPORTANCE IN KERALA” (FDP-2020) sponsored by A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University(KTU) was held at the Department of Civil Engineering in Jawaharlal College of Engineering and Technology, Lakkidi, on 6th Jan - 10th Jan 2020. The FDP addresses the various aspects of coastal engineering and derives the problems in coastal erosion and protection works in the present scenario. This FDP was aimed for faculties who are teaching various disciplines of science and engineering subjects in colleges under KTU to enrich their teaching skill and research in the field of Ocean Engineering. There were 30 participants registered for this programme from various engineering colleges in Kerala under KTU and successfully completed.
Correspondence from Additional Chief Secretary, Local Self Government Department (dtd 21/1/2020) has solicited the collaboration with the Engineering Colleges in the State for survey of roads in eight Districts (Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Wayanad and Palakkad) as part of field studies to reconstruct those roads which were damaged during the 2018 floods. This is an excellent opportunity for students and faculty of the colleges to work on real life projects in collaboration with State Government.
As part of the curriculum S6 Civil engineering students has to complete a survey camp using Total Station (minimum 3 days duration) and its plotting. College has instructed to do the Survey Camp in line with the Rebuild Kerala. It is our duty and responsibility to take care for the Government visions and missions. We are happy to be a part of rebuild Kerala Programme. The survey camp was conducted at Alampallam bridge, Kollamkode area.
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