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BVBCET secured First Runner-up, Best booth award in ARM Tech Symposia 2014 – India, 18 November 2014, Bangalore - A global technical event for ARM partners.
The ARM® Tech Symposia is a global annual event designed to share, the latest ARM technology roadmap, and the up-to-date diverse ARM based devices and applications. This is also a platform where partners from over 1,000 ARM® Connected Community and ecosystem gather together demonstrating their products and solutions based on ARM and exchanging market challenges and intelligence.
Along with ARM industry partners, BVB was also invited to show case the state of art ARM processor based activities and projects. The other ARM partners were from industries like Cadence, Mentor Graphics, Xilinx, Altera, Atmel, Synopsis, NXP, Smartplay etc. The competition was to showcase the development in ARM based technology and was common for both industry and academia. The BVB participants were student groups from depts. of Instrumentation Technology and Electronics & Communication. The projects exhibited used the latest ARM processors including ARM Cortex M3/ M4.
756 placement offers by the end of day zero and day one
2015 placement session at BVB started with Bang! . At the end of day zero and day one; a total of 756 placement offers were made by top multinationals. This record breaking feat shows burgeoning appreciation of knowledge and competency of BVB graduates by the valued employers. The multinational companies that recruited on day zero and day one session were Microsoft, Applied Materials, BOSCH, Infosys, Accenture, KPIT, Toshiba, Sony and Informatica. In the coming six months many more reputed technology companies will be visiting our campus for the placements. We are excited about the prospects our graduating students finding meaningful employment.
Foreseeing the growth of application of IT in automotive sector, four year back BVB started growing Automotive Electronics (AE) as a strong vertical in its Electrical sciences programs Viz. Electronics and Communication, Instrumentation Engineering and Electrical and Electronics. In consultation BOSCH and KPIT which are leading Industries in AE, curriculum was evolved and offered to the students of these programs. Apart from the classroom teaching, the courses in AE are having course projects and laboratory experiences. Course projects where hands on approach were followed students showed lot of interest and enthusiasm.
The focused initiatives of BVB has resulted in a considerable jump in the placement of the students in the AE companies. In the 2013-14 placement session, 161 students were placed in the leading companies in Automotive electronics like BOSCH, KPIT, Continental and Delphi. Looking at the good work done at BVB, BOSCH came forward to help to upgrade AE laboratory. We are happy that BVB is institution of choice for the companies looking for graduates with skills in the field of automotive electronics.
The world needs outstanding engineering talent to address the challenges facing humanity. The vision of this International Conference on “Transformations in Engineering Education” (ICTIEE) is to bring together leaders of engineering education from across the world for “Sharing Best Practices of Transformations in Learning Outcomes at Engineering Institutions”. The Conference will be held at BVB College of Engineering and Technology (BVBCET), Hubli, Karnataka, India from January 16 to 18, 2014. This college is one of several colleges in India, which has undergone significant transformations in recent years, thanks to the Indo-US collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE) ( www.iucee.org).
In alliance with the Manning School of Business at University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA, the B V Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology, has introduced the exchange program on Principles of Innovation & Entrepreneurship. This course drives a multi – disciplinary, multi – cultural set up, so that each student appreciates the varied background and experience that every other colleague of his brings to the class room. Thus promoting collaborative learning on an international platform. Nine students from UML, and thirty students from BVBCET, enrolled for the three – credit course work, which will reflect in their grades at the time of their graduation. These students are currently pursuing their graduation in programs like Robotics, Civil Engineering, Industrial Production, Computer Science, Mechanical, Nursing and Management studies. In a very interactive class discussions which included case studies; basic concepts; global entrepreneurship; process and entrepreneurship components such as marketing, financing, designing business model, team building activities and most importantly presentation skills. The students were thrilled, to perform better each time, exhibit their skill sets and excel further.
Saturday, 15th February 2014 stood for creating History in the books of BVB Allma Mater and BVb Alumni Association. Bharat Ratna awardee Dr.C.N.R.Rao was received by ex-vice chancellor Dr.S.I.Savadatti, the respected KLE Society Chairman Dr.Prabhakar Kore, KLE Society Board Members, Principal Dr.Ashok Shettar and Heads of various departments along with Mr.M.V.Karmari President BVB Alumni Association in the early hours of the day.
It has been BVB Alumni Association's dream that they contribute to their alma Mater. In this direction, BVB Alumni Association planned to construct a building to house its office and to support the activities of BVB Center for technology Innvoation and Entreprenureship, as a Joint Venture along with BVBCET of KLE Society. Dr.C.N.R.Rao laid the foundation stone for this building in the presence of all the dignataries.
BVBCET, Hubli has won 4 Prizes out of total 8 at Prestigious KPIT SPARKLE 2015 Competition organized by KPIT Technologies Ltd in association with COEP.
The contest was aimed at fostering the culture of innovation among science and engineering students by inviting breakthrough ideas to address ongoing challenges in the areas of transportation and energy.
4 Prizes won by BVB are:
Prize 1: Maximum Ideas Submitted (95 out of 424)
Prize2: Maximum number of Ideas shortlisted for Final Round (7 out of 37)
The contest received 424 varied ideas from over 1100 students from more than 114 colleges across 17 states of India. In the final round, the shortlisted teams presented 'proof of concept' of their solutions for global issues, from unconventional power generation and hybrid solutions to intelligent transport systems and driver safety.
The ideas were reviewed and judged by a jury comprising eminent figures from the field of science and technology including Dr. RA Mashelkar, Head, Innovation Council, KPIT; Shri. Anil Datar, General Director, DRDO (Defence Research & Development Organization); Shri Arun Firodia, Chairman, Kinetic Group; Prof. Mathai Joseph, former Executive Director at the Tata Research Development and Design Centre, Pune; Dr. Ashish Lele, Polymer Science and Engineering Division, NCL (National Chemical Laboratory); Shri Satish Gokhale, founder of Design Directions Pvt. Ltd.; Shri Alok Mukherjee, Head of Robotics at R&D E (Engineers), Pune and Dr. Sahasrabudhe, Director of COEP. The finalists were evaluated for novelty, utility, and inventiveness of their ideas at a grand exhibition held at KPIT's campus in Hinjewadi.
Prof. MS Ananth from IIT Mumbai was the chief guest at the awards ceremony.
LabInApp, a CTIE start-up, participated in a competition called StartEdu by Unitus Seed Fund (www.usf.vc/startedu). Unitus Seed Fund is a new $20 million seed-stage investment fund based in Bangalore and Seattle that invests in startups innovating for the masses in India (www.usf.vc/about/).
LabInApp got short-listed in top 11 educational start-ups across India. Here is the link. Many of these startups are from IITs and IIMs !!
In the end, LabInApp (previously Intuitive Labs) has won the StartEdu competition. And now eligible for one crore investment. Full story here. (http://usf.vc/updates/startedu-1a-competition-winners)
Electric Solar Vehicle Championship (ESVC)
This event is organized by IMPERIAL SOCIETY OF INNOVATIVE ENGINEERS (ISIE) a well known Society of India for organizing Motorsports events and live projects based Industrial Training. ESVC is one of the Asia’s largest solar vehicle championships. The aim of this event is to build students interest in renewable source of energy. The main focus of the event is to develop interest to work towards alternative power sources for automotives.
An interdisciplinary team of UG students from BVBCET (Team-SAEV -Solar Array Electric Vehicle) participated in the event and secured 8th position among the 49 teams participated for the final round of the competition held at M.M. University, Ambala (Haryana) during 16th to 20th March, 2015.
The team -SAEV of BVBCET was supported by College management, Altair Engineering, Bangalore and Robert BOSCH, Bangalore.
About the Event:
Eco-kart is an event organised by the SAE INDIA in collaboration with collegiate club of Gautam Buddha University (GBU) to design and fabricate a single seater kart operated by an AC or DC motor where the source is battery. The idea behind the event is to promote green engineering concept. Eco-kart 2015 final round competition was held during 10th -12th of February 2015 in GBU, Greater Noida.
Team LED (League of Ecological Designers) from BVBCET.
The event consisted of two main rounds, namely virtual and dynamic .In virtual round the team had to submit the complete virtual design and report of the vehicle. The teams selected in the virtual round had to fabricate their vehicle to participate in the dynamic round.
The LED of BVBCET is an interdisciplinary team, comprising students from Automobile, Mechanical and Automation & Robotics department. The vehicle was adjudged as ‘The Fastest Eco-kart’ 2015 in the acceleration test of the competition.
ICAM-3D CAR DESIGN CHALLENGE
The "ICAM-3D CAR DESIGN CHALLENGE" (a national level event) is organized by SAE-INDIA in collaboration with Vel-Tech University, Chennai and ESCI (Engineering Staff College of India) - The Institution of Engineers.
In this event 70 teams (Team: 3 members maximum) participated across India, out of which 10 teams were shortlisted for the final round, that included three teams from BVBCET. The Top 10 teams were shortlisted based on the Design Novelty, Leveraging freedom of design that's possible with 3D Printing and Minimalism in design (optimal use of space & material). The event was held during 6th & 7th February 2015.
The teams from BVBCET bagged first, second and fourth prize. The team members of top 3 prize winners have been provided paid Internships by "EOS (Electro-Optical Systems)- world's foremost Additive Manufacturing OEM based in Germany and Intech"- India's largest metal Additive Manufacturing service provider and regularly work with defense and aerospace applications.
1st prize: Ganesh Kakhandki, Shrihari Kulkarni and Gopalkrishna Kulkarni (Mech), BVBCET.
2nd Prize: Anoop N N and Bhushan Ganger (Mech), BVBCET.
4th Prize: Sindhoor Hegde & Durbar Ghosh (Auto), BVBCET.
BVB Student Batch from BioTechnology Final Year Ms. Prerana Koti and Mr. Ritesh Sanu has won the First Prize at prestigious Manthan-2015 Business Plan competition organized by Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce & Industries(FKCCI). The prize includes cash prize of Rs. 1.5 Lakhs. The Final Event was held on 9th April,2015 at Bangalore.
Their Project Idea was “Production of metarhizium anisoplae, a fungus that acts as a biopesticide and can act on a range of pests”. They presented business plan with all the financial projections and marketing strategies.
Sri. Kaushik Mukharjee, Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka presented the prize in the presence of Sri. Shekar Vishwnathan- Vice Chairman of Toyota Kirloskar Motors , Sri.S Sampathraman- FKCCI President and Sri. Suresh Vachani- IIMB Director.
The BVB College of Engineering & Technology ,Hubli has bagged the “ CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY ” for overall performance held at 01st to 03rd May 2015 , New Horizon college of Engineering, Bangaluru ,a three day state level technical event organized by Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishat.
Industrialists and professors from Indian institute of science (IISC.) evaluated the projects & were much satisfied with the workdone. SRISHTI team awarded best projects out of 300 projects & also our college bag overall Championship in SRISHTI-2015 out of 102 colleges participated during this event.
Prof. Veeresh Angadi and his team receiving the “CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY ” from His Excellency Sri. Vajubhai R Vala , Hon’ble Governor of Karnataka.
It is once again a proud moment for BVB to win an award for demonstrating Innovation, application of new technology and learning for their ARM based solutions. This is the second consecutive year that BVB has won the award at ARM Tech Symposia.
Tech Symposia 2015:
The ARM Tech Symposia is a global annual event designed to share with audience the up-to-date diverse ARM based devices and applications. This is also a platform where partners from over 1,000 ARM Connected Community and ecosystem gather together demonstrating their products and solutions based on ARM and exchanging market challenges and intelligence. The audience will learn the latest market and technology information, and also can have face to face interactions with high-level executives and technology experts from ARM and industry elites from around the world.This year, the events will take place in Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China, and India.
BVBCET has participated in this event for demonstrating ARM based solutions for automotive applications.The participants included the faculty and students of BVBCET from electrical sciences discipline. The student team included Amar NathJha, AbhishekPalankar, ShridharHiremath, Dheerajkumar S Shet,D S Keshav, ChandanHatti, MadhushreeHosamani, Meghana Reddy, facilitated by Prof. Prabha C. Nissimagoudar and Prof. Venkatesh R. Mane
Brief description about the ARM Cortex M3 based projects:
CAN cluster for automotive applications Using CANalyzer
This project deals with controlling different automotive ECUs through GUI. The ECUs are implemented using ARM Cortex M3(LPC1768). The cluster or network is created on a CAN bus and is analyzed using CANalyzer.
GUI based Engine management System
This project deals with controlling the major engine functions like injection and ignition system using GUI. Here the prototype engine management system is built usingARM Cortex M3(LPC1768). Below is the snapshot of the same.
Data acquisition, monitoring and control of a Process
This project deals with acquiring, monitoring and control of multiple sensor information usingARM Cortex M3 (LPC1768).
Electronic throttle control using model based development method.
This project deals with controlling electronic throttle using Simulink model. The Simulink model is converted to C code and dumped in to ARM platform.
What you call an activity where in, students convert their ideas into products and sell to make profits! In a real world that is what an entrepreneur does. We call it PUPA!!. PUPA is an Accelerated Entrepreneurial Experience for students, held every year at BVB College, Hubli. Students describe PUPA as –‘an opportunity to practice innovative thinking and to step out of the limits of books’. Over 700 students of first year to final year of BVB and also students from 8 other institutions participated in this product development and marketing event called PUPA. This year over 190 teams showcased their products they built, sold and more importantly, shared their exciting journey of 4 weeks with visitors.
It all happened on the morning of Saturday, the 17th October 2015, an exhibition named PUPA-2015 was unveiled at the KLE Technological University at the BVB campus in Hubli. PUPA is an accelerated entrepreneurial activity. This was the fourth such annual event at BVB campus and surely the biggest. PUPA is a time bound activity that enables and empowers students’ product ideas.
PUPA started in 2013 based on the suggestion given by Mr. Shekhar Kulkrni, an entrepreneur based in Pune. Shekhar is a strong proponent of letting students learn by doing and the experience resulting out of it. BVB took his suggestion seriously and designed a program around his concept of ‘idea-to-product-to-market’. PUPA has a simple concept wherein, students make their teams and are given a seed capital of Rs. 500. Each team is to build a product of any kind they choose. The only condition is that the product must be sold! And during the PUPA exhibition, they need to share their product building and marketing experience they had under PUPA, with other students and visiting entrepreneurs.
PUPA 2013 was the first such event where in 20 teams participated and the exhibition was held in a 600 sq. ft college class room. Since then, PUPA has been extremely popular with students and successive two PUPA events in 2014 (yes, we had two such event due to students’ request,) we saw more teams taking part. ‘PUPA Returns’ 2014 had 80 teams registered and 72 product demonstrations.
At PUPA 2015, students from other institutions around Hubli were encouraged to participate. We had registration of 241 teams. Over 210 teams were given a seed capital of Rs. 500. After 4 weeks, students were all excited to share their entrepreneurial experience. We soon found that we did not have a big enough room to hold all these participating teams. And we did it here!
The exhibition was inaugurated by Prof. Ashok Shettar, Vice Chancellor of KLE Technological University. A score of faculty, students and parents (not officially invited) attended. Every product showcased, was characterized by the unique innovation. The effort that was put in making the products was clearly visible at the exhibition. The products ranged from technical brilliance to artistic extravaganza.
The participants were mentored throughout the process of problem definition, customer needs, market analysis and finally realizing the product.
Super selfie-360, Steady-Cam, Dusche hand showers, Drop-coin Get-changed, Hologram, Neurospice were some among these attractive range of products demonstrated. Almost all the teams had successfully marketed their products to understand the economies involved in product building.
PUPA 2015 witnessed one other unique development – participation of BVB alumni who volunteered to fund 24 teams. They also travelled all the way to Hubli to be a part of this exhibition. They interacted with students and created an environment of true peer to peer learning.
PUPA is a non credit activity and is deployed by CTIE, (Center for Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship), which is working to build entrepreneurial eco-system in the North Karnataka. The student wing of CTIE, named as ‘Team-MIB’ (Make in BVB) manages all such activities on BVB campus. Many nation building measures like- ‘Make in India’, ‘Stand up India- Start up India’ have been instrumental in kindling the sense of entrepreneurial mind set in students.
Since its inception in 2012, CTIE currently has 34 technology companies on BVB campus. It has generated over 230 engineering jobs and is planning to support 70 start ups by the end of 2017. It has given away over 18,000 sq. ft. of incubation space and is very proud to disclose that 23% of these incubating companies are founded by students and graduates of 2015.
‘…I learnt a lot from the event organized called PUPA 2015. Unfortunatley I had not participated in the event but, I came all the way from Dharwad (16 kms away from Hubli) even though I had that day off and it was worth it! I helped my friends market some of the products and also bought some products and have ordered for some. My sincere request is, please do not stop this, we need PUPA 2016’
A KLE IT student wrote ‘…had a wonderful experience. Thanks to you all…We can certainly call PUPA as an Awesome experience anytime. Surely we loved it!’
One other student shared ‘Thank you for such a fabulous opportunity. We learnt a lot of things. We gained a lot more than what we expected…’
In a formal feedback, students shared that through PUPA, they learnt –
• Team work
• Marketing Skills
• Problems involved in Manufacturing a product
• Pricing strategies
• Self Confidence in turning ideas into tangible products
BVB has won 2nd, 3rd & 4th Prizes at prestigious Bosch Inscribe-2015 Technical Idea Presentation Competition held yesterday (24th November) at Robert Bosch, Bangalore.
For innovative working models such as SUPER FRIDGE (students are Akshata Sheth, Bhagyashree Katti, Megha Tippannavar, and guide Vijay Bhajantri)
PIEZO-RESISTIVE ARM CUFF (students are Sameer Kulkarni, Abha Kulkarni, Ramya Sadarjoshi and guide Nagaraj Vannal),
CUTTING TOOL WEAR CRITICAL TO CONTROL MACHINING COSTS (students are Darshan Pawar, Aakash Hoskoti, Prafful Jain & guide Shankar Hallad)
Competition was done by Bosch, German company for engineering college students at the national level !7 projects were only called for finals Bosch has appreciated the innate talent of students of KLE Tech university BVB college Hubballi
"Bureaucracy is like odourless, tasteless, colourless, and shapeless water in a glass. It will become sweet if sugar is added, and poisonous if poison is added. It depends on how a government uses the bureaucracy. It takes time to remove poison from water by treating it repeatedly, and that is what is being done at present".
This was how Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, in a lighter vein, stressed the need to bring reforms in bureaucracy.
After inaugurating a three-day international conference on 'Enabling Make in India: Challenges & Opportunities for Engineering Education' organised by the KLE Technological University, here on Wednesday, he delivered a speech full of stories, humourous criticism, and even philosophical thoughts.
He hinted at how bureaucracy works, by telling a story of a lion which escaped from the zoo and safely hid itself inside the room of pending files in the secretariat building for eight months. He was of the opinion that application of management principles can bring reforms in bureaucracy. He was also critical about consultancies and mass media.
'All about mindset'
'Make in India' is basically a mindset of quality, efficiency, execution, reforms in bureaucracy, and integrity. As one can interpret an issue both positively and negatively, the mindset to understand properly is most important. Zero tolerance to errors, efficiency in what we do, having a pool of knowledge, proper execution, and integrity are essential, Mr Parrikar said.
Brain drain can also result in damage to our genetic pool, as many talented persons have migrated to foreign countries. Educational institutes should strive hard to develop qualitative knowledge pool in the country, he noted.
'Make in India' concepts are being implemented in defence sector also, and thousands of more engineering jobs would be created in the aviation sector. As assured by the prime minister, helicopters would be manufactured by the HAL plant in Karnataka by 2018, he added.
AICTE former chairman R Natarajan delivered the keynote address, and he observed that inadequate infrastructure and manpower are the major obstacles for 'Make in India'.
Bringing reforms, building required skills, investing in research and development, firms with better abilities, and technology business incubation are needed.
Sustainable energy and inclusive development are the challenges before the engineering sector, Dr Natarajan said.
MP Pralhad Joshi stressed the need to develop entrepreneurial mindset among students, who search only for jobs.
KLE Society Chairman Prabhakar Kore, who presided over the function, stated that free treatment would be offered to one lakh patients, and lakhs of saplings would be planted as part of the KLE Society's centenary celebrations.
KLETU Vice-Chancellor Ashok Shettar, Indo-US Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE) Executive Director Krishna Vedula, Dr Prakash Tewari, and others were present on the occasion.
KPIT Sparkle is annual national design and development innovation contest for engineering and science students across India organized by KPIT Technologies. KPIT Sparkle 2016, in association with College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) aims at fostering a culture of innovation and critical thinking among engineering and science students across colleges in India. The competition with the theme of 'Smart Solutions for Energy and Transportation' received 1,700 innovative ideas from over 10,000 students across 500 colleges in India. 54 best teams made it to the grand finale of KPIT Sparkle 2016 and top shortlisted presented innovative and sustainable solutions through scale models and working prototypes. BVB has won “Idea Incubator Award”.
BVB-KLE Tech. Student team ‘R-Evolution Minds’, comprising of students from Department of Automobile and Instrumentation Engineering under the aegis of ‘BVB Motorsports Club’ has won the prestigious National Championship in Hybrid Vehicle Challenge-2016.
The event challenges the students to conceive, design, fabricate and develop the Hybrid Vehicle with Internal Combustion Engine and Electric motor. The event was conducted in Bhopal, M.P. from 24-27 Jan 2016. The BVB-KLE Tech, team competed against 120 teams in the first round and 52 teams from prestigious institutions of India. Of the various stages conducted in the final round, the team stood first in Endurance and were second in Autocross stage. The team scored the highest number of points and were declared as the overall winners and National Champions.
The student team was guided by Dr. Saroja Siddamal, Mr. Aditya Deshpande and Mr. Veerappa Lohar. The vehicle was fabricated and assembled by students in the ‘Learning Factory’ of School of Mechanical Engineering of BVB –KLE Tech.
BVB-KLE Tech. student team ‘BVB Superstars’, comprising of students from Department of Automobile, Automation & Robotics, Instrumentation and Electronics, and Electronics and Communication, Engineering have won the “Ultra Golf Kart Championship (UGKC) - 2016”.
The event challenges the students to conceive, design, fabricate and develop golfkart powered by battery, breaking the traditional way and thinking out of the box. The event was organized by M.M. University, Ambala, (Haryana) from 3rd March to 5th March’ 2016. The BVB-KLE Tech, team ‘BVB Superstars’ competed against several teams in the virtual round and was shortlisted one among the top 23 teams for the dynamic round, including various top institutions from all over India.
In the final round competition held at M.M. University, Ambala, (Haryana), team ‘BVB Superstars’, was declared “Overall Champion’s in UGKC-2016”
The student team was guided by Mr. Nagaraj Ekabote and Mr. Veerappa Lohar. The student team are Ankit kumar, Ankit kumar sharma, Vinayak pujari, R.N. Vedraj, Ragunandan Pai, Varun Dev, Manish Chavan, Akshay Awaradi, Aditya Kumar Das, Ashrita Pawadi, Somangouda, Rashmi Singh, Ravi V Hadli, Shivangouda B G, Rayii Galgali, Gourav Kumar, and Deepak kumar. The vehicle was fabricated and assembled by students in ‘Learning Factory’ of School of Mechanical Engineering of BVB –KLE Tech.
BVB College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli, won the “CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY” at the 3 days State level Project Exhibition and Competition organized by Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad at CMR Institute of Technology (CMRIT), in Bangaluru.
BVB Students won first prize in Final Year Project Exhibition; “Design and fabrication of Hybrid vehicle” in Mechanical Sciences, “Automatic LPG Leaking and blocking system” in Electronics and communication, “Dairy waste treatment by vermification in Civil Engineering stream. BVB Students also won first prize in Avishkar, a hobby project entitled “Terrace forming using IOT: 2nd prize for hobby project “Support vector machine based classification if maize crop” from Information Science and Engineering.
BVB Students also won First prize in Technical presentation of Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, Instrumentation Technology, Civil Engineering, and Computer Science and Biotechnology stream.
TEAM VEGADOOTH RACING from B.V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering & Technology participated in SAE India SUPRA competition and secured 4th position in their debut year among 124 teams at Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida during 3rd to 9th July, 2016. An interdisciplinary team of 21 students from BVB Motorsports Club participated in SUPRA SAEINDIA 2016. It is an engineering contest organised by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) India and Maruti Suzuki India, the emphasis being mainly on the applied techniques, technologies, teamwork and performance. The task of the participating teams is to design and build a formula one styled racing car, and race it against the other competing teams. The vehicle was built and assembled in Learning Factory premises of School of Mechanical Engineering in the institute.
This event provides a real world engineering challenge for the students that reflect the steps involved in the entire process from design development, building prototype, and production to marketing and endurance confirming to well laid down criteria.
Note: Tilt Test image. The vehicle was tilted to 60 degrees to check for leaks and vehicle stability.
The event consisted basically of two sub events: Static and Dynamic. Static consisted of various rounds like Design Presentation, Cost Presentation, Technical Inspection, Marketing Presentation, Tilt test, Noise Test and Driver Egress Test. The Dynamic events consisted of Brake Test, Acceleration, Auto cross and Skidpad. The last day of the event had the Endurance round, where in the vehicles are required to perform continuously for 6 laps, each lap being 5.14km long.
The team consists of Captain - B Ravikiran Murthy, Vice captain - Tejas Das, Naveen Patil, Venkatraman Raju, Mahadev Hansda,Vinita Gathani, Sindhoor Hegde, Bhushan Ganiger, Somnath Vartak, Naveenkumar H P, Shreenath , Shravan S Siddhling, Sujay S K, Yash Mayur Dand, Virendra Singh Devara, Adil C P, Shiv Kanavi, Kiran Hiremath, Rajat Nadgir, Bansanagouda N and Shubham Dixit.
The team was guided by Prof. Aditya M Deshpande, Dr. Saroja V Siddamal and Mr. Veerappa S Lohar.
BVB-KLE Tech Team Concept Green, in the 2016-17 edition of SAE India E-Baja, the biggest ATV Event in India, bagged the Best Engineering Design Award, 2nd in Durability and also finished as Runners-up at the event. The Team scripted BVB’s major breakthrough in SAE Events.
The objective of the competition was to design, fabricate and develop a completely electric All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) which can withstand the harshest elements. The student made vehicles were tested in very difficult track and rough terrain.
The team included students from Department of Automobile, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical and Electronics. BVB Motorsports Club and Makerspace-School of Mechanical Engineering played a pivotal role in supporting the design and build process. The event was conducted at the Natrax Facility, Pithampur, Indore, Madhya Pradesh from 15-21 Feb 2017.
The project was guided by Dr. Saroja Siddamal, Mr. Aditya Deshpande and Mr. Veerappa Lohar.
The team competed against 48 teams in the first round and 29 teams in the final round from prestigious institutes all over India.
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