Parul University Jointly with L&T Power and ATI, University of Surrey

A report on the workshop titled “Utility Thermal Power Plant Cooling Systems” held at L&T PTI under Industry Defined Research Project funded under Newton Bhabha Fund UK on 6th May 2016

The workshop started with welcome speeches by Dr. P G K Murthy , Dean (Doctoral Program ) , Faculty of Management Studies , Parul University , Mr.Rajen Pandya , Head , LNT Power Training Institute and Mr.Somnath Kundu , Joint General Manager (Head of Engineering) , L&T Sargent & Lundy Ltd .
In Technical Session-1, Mr. Jay Sudani , Asst Professor , Mechanical Engineering Departemnt , Parul Institute of Engineering and Technology , Parul University discussed about “Thermal Power Plant Thermodynamics”
In Technical Session 2, Mr. Jitendra Chauhan , Asst Professor , Mechanical Engineering Departemnt , Parul Institute of Engineering and Technology , Parul University “ VARIOUS HEAT REJECTION METHODS. He discussed the following points
In Technical Session-3: Mr. Yogendra Mishra , Sr.deputy General Manager & Group Head -Mechanical Department , L&T Sargent & Lundy Ltd and Mr. Somnath Kundu of L&T Sargent & Lundy Ltd actively lead session on “Discussion of Cooling Systems and Water Balance” .
In Technical session 4 on “ Discussion of Various Challenges of Wet Cooling”, Mr. Yogendra Mishra , Sr.deputy General Manager & Group Head -Mechanical Department , L&T Sargent & Lundy Ltd was main speaker . Mr. Somnath Kundu of L&T Sargent & Lundy Ltd also made valuable contribution .
In total there were 52 professionals – 40 from academia and 12 from industry – participated in the workshop . Participants from academia represented Gujarat Technological University , MS University , Pandit Den Dayal University and Parul University and they represented 10 Engineering Colleges / Departments across Gujarat

A report on the workshop titled “Air cooled condenser challenges” held at held at L&T PTI under Industry Defined Research Project funded under Newton Bhabha Fund UK on 7th May 2016

In Technical session 1, Mr. Sanjoy Paul , Asst Professor , Mechanical Engineering Departemnt , Parul Institute of Engineering and Technology , Parul University “ ACCs in Thermal Power Generation “.
In Technical Sessions 2 & 3, Case study of an existing Air Cooled Power Plant by L&T Team & Practical Issues and Challenges in use of ACCs by L&T Team. by Mr. Yogendra Mishra , Sr.deputy General Manager & Group Head -Mechanical Department , L&T Sargent & Lundy Ltd . He discussed the following points . Mr. Somnath Kundu of L&T Sargent & Lundy Ltd , Mr. Pius Kumar , Deputy General Manager – Head – Mechanical System Design- CCPP L&T Sargent & Lundy Ltd , Mr.Nagesh R Patki , Sr.Dy. General Manager (Techgnical Services Group) L&T POWER and Mr. R R Desai of HTRI also made valuable contribution .
In total there were 47 professionals – 36 from academia and 11 from industry – participated in the workshop .
Valedictory cum Certificate Distribution : Certificates were distributed by Mr. Somnath Kundu and Mr. Yogendra Mishra of L&T and Dr. P G K Murthy and Prof.Ashok Loiwal of Parul University to over 50 participants from 4 universities and
With hearty vote of thanks by Mrs. Suhasini Kulkarni , Asst Professor , Civil Engineering , Parul Institute of Engineering & Technology , Parul University , the workshops came to an end .

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