The program commenced with traditional lighting of the lamp and invoking Goddess Saraswati. It was followed by welcome address by Prof. Prabhat K Prasad who briefed students regarding need for preventive maintenance in Automobiles and Engine Overhauling. .
Mr Upendra and Mr Samir Khan, Workshop Managers at My Car Bhopal delivered the key note address. They explained to students on the latest Suzuki Diagnostic Tools used by Maruti Suzuki for fault Diagnosis used in Maruti Vehicles. Various types of Oils and Lubricants their viscosity grading their meanings, Synthetic Oils, Multi-grade Oils, Additives and oil savers, Coolants, all types of filters used nowadays, were discussed, in general. Mr. Upendra also threw light on latest Engines used by Maruti Suzuki. He gave tips on maintenance of various electronic sensors used in the Modern Generation Vehicles in general and Maruti in particular. He explained the reasons of buckling of Connecting Rod, silencers getting red hot, ill effects of over filling engine oil and coolant. He concluded by explaining methods to improve efficiency and mileage by running engine at optimum rpm (revolutions per minute).
In the second half after lunch break, experts from My Car Bhopal conducted demonstration on Suzuki Diagnostic Tool (SDT) used by Maruti. The students also had hands-on experience on use of these tools in Diagnosis of defects. Various engine components like Turbocharger, Thermostat valve, Camshaft, Intake manifold, Engine Carburetors, Pulley Belt etc were shown to the students.
The workshop was a huge success & a great learning experience in ‘Engine types and check up by Suzuki Diagnostic Tools’ for students as well as faculties. Dr V. K Sahu, Director, OIST, Bhopal and HOD Automobile appreciated the workshop and emphasized that such workshops, frequently organized by the Institute, benefit the students.