The Lecture series opened with the welcome of Mr. Deepak Chadda (Consultant, Mahindra and Mahindra, Mohali). Prof. R.K. Mahajan has given a brief introduction of the speaker (Mr. Deepak Chadda). Mr. Deepak Chadha starts his lecture at 11 AM in MMED seminar room. The topic of the lecture was “Industrial materials and their heat treatment”. He talked about the different time of heat treatment process like normalizing, annealing, tempering etc. He discussed the application of the different type of heat treatment especially in the automotive industry. The session was very interactive. The talk was ended at 12:45 PM. The question answers session of the speaker was very interactive and ended after 1 hr. The talk was attended by about 40 students (2nd and 3rd year B.Tech) and the department faculty members. At the end, Prof. R.K. Mahajan thanked the speaker on behalf of the Department for his wonderful talk and very healthy question-answer session.
The second lecture on 2nd Sep. 2019 was started at 2: 15 PM. The lecture was given by Mr Raj Kumar Chopra (DGM, Production, Arti Steel Ludhiana). The topic of the lecture was “Production of steel using Electric Arc Furnace (EAF)”. His lecture was fully based on process of production of steel. He discussed every aspect of steelmaking (raw materials, allying addition, refining process etc) and the challenges and difficulties in steel making. He also discussed the designing of EAF. At the end, he discussed the calculation of required amount of raw materials for the production of Ferrosilicon. Mr. Chopra ended his lecture at 4:30 PM after question answer session. The talk was attended by 42 students (2nd and 3rd year B.Tech) and the department faculty members. Prof. R.K. Mahajan thanked Mr. Chopra on behalf of the Department for his wonderful talk and for providing his valuable time for the lecture.