Guest Lecture on ‘Current Trend in Aircraft Manufacturing’
The Library of KDU organized its 3rd guest lecture of the year on 16th March 2016 as per the year plan of KDU.
DR. NIROSH JAYAWEERA, a senior lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Moratuwa was the Guest speaker.
He delivered his lecture covering the history of aircraft manufacturing in a nutshell before he moved onto his major topic on current trend in the Aircraft Manufacturing. He explained the techniques and the sophisticated methods of manufacturing. He showed some examples form the Airbus Company. He also pointed out the environmental effect the usage of aircraft.
He pointed out the problem of discarding the used aircrafts. For keeping the discarded aircrafts and recycling them are also an environmental problem. At the end, he explained how new aircraft will be after thirty of fifty years back. The students and staff enthusiastically enjoyed the lecture. Staff and students posed questions on the topic and the speaker responded. At the end, Deputy Vice –Chancellor (Academics) Prof MHJ Ariyaratne handed over a KDU plaque as a token of appreciation.