Sphagetti Bridge Competion - 2016
National Spaghetti Bridge competition 2016, organized by IESL YMS and CES of University of Peradeniya took place on the second day of TECHNO 2016, held at BMICH premises. University level winners from Moratuwa, Peradeniya, Ruhuna and south eastern university engineering faculties went head to head for the glory of being the national champions of the competition. The competition became intense when loading of prepared bridges started. At the end, group “Mighty Ruhuna” from University of Ruhuna became the Winners (Load/Weight = 102.4) while the second place was also secured by University of Ruhuna (Load/Weight = 102.2).
Paper articles - Sunday Divaina
Undergraduate Research Symposium-2015
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Society (CEES) successfully organized the Undergraduate Symposium on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering-2015. The event was held in the Faculty of Engineering on 26th January 2015 parallel to the Academic Session of the Faculty of Engineering (ARS), University of Ruhuna. Civil Engineering undergraduates of the 2010 batch presented their outcomes of their final year research work. Dr. Chandana Perera, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering participated as the chief guest of the Undergraduate Symposium-2015.
Civil Engineering Survey Camp-2014
Civil Engineering Survey Work Camp-2014 was held at Medawachchiya from 12th to 24th January-2015. This year, 3rd year Civil Engineering undergraduates participated in the North Central Province (NCP) Canal Project, undertaken by Ministry of Irrigation, Department of Irrigation and North Central Province Irrigation Department.
Twenty-seven irrigation tanks and several canals were surveyed with advanced surveying equipment and techniques (GIS, Total stations, etc). This Survey work included a spill site locations, bund and bed surveying, detail survey of the canal, LS and CS of the canal stretch. The outcome of this survey will be used by the department of Irrigation for rehabilitation of traditional village irrigation tanks and canals within 50 km2 in Medawachchiya area under the NCP canal project.
Spaghetti Bridge & Concrete Mix Design Competition 2014
Civil Engineering Undergraduate Students of the Faculty of Engineering won the 3rd place at the “Spaghetti bridge competition 2014”, held on 12th October 2014 at the BMICH premises with Techno 2014 exhibition which was organized by Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL).
Final Year undergraduate student of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Ruhuna won the 3rd place at the Inter-University Concrete Mix Design Competition organized by Holcim (Lanka) Ltd. The objective of the competition was to impart practical and theoretical knowledge in the specialized area of concrete mix design, providing students with valuable exposure to working with concrete as well as encouraging them to work in teams. The final competition was held on 11th October 2014 at TECHNO-2014, Colombo.