" Institution of Engineers India Kancheepuram Local Centre", (IEIndia KLC) was inagurated on 15thDec 2015.   |    Promotes the general advancement of engineering and engineering science in India.    |    one million members in its 15 engineering disciplines across 125 centers and chapters located in India and around the world.    |    The Institution of Engineers India was incorporated by the Royal Charter in 1935.

KLC Event - Lecture on "Low Cost Housing"

The Institution of Engineers TNSC organised Ar F B Pithavadian Memorial Lecture on "Low Cost Housing" on 15th July 2017 at The Institution of Engineers (India), TNSC Auditorium, Chepauk, Chennai - 600 005.

Dr S R R Senthil Kumar, FIE, Hon.sec, IEI Kanchepuram Local Centre and Principal of Agni College of Technology, Chennai was the speaker for the occasion. He gave a lecture on Low cost Housing with lot of Case Studies. In his lecture various Low cost techniques and alternative materials for sub and super structure were discussed. More emphasis has been given for alternate techniques for the construction of wall and roof. Rat trap bond, Stabilized mud block, GFRG panel and Concrete block walling techniques were detailed with cost reduction advantages. Similarly Filler slab, hollow block roofing systems were discussed with its strength and cost point of view. It was well received by the audience and at the end many interactions took place.

Er. Ramdoss, Hon Sec, IEI, TNSC Welcomed the gathering. Er. Kumar presided over the function. About 100 fellow Engineers attended the program.