Modern auto engine designed
EIGHT STUDENTS of MERI-Kolkata have designed a modern engine to match the increasing power demand of automobiles. The engine is capable of changing its own behaviour according to the varying load, speed and fuel quality.Updated: Feb 25, 2006 00:33 IST
EIGHT STUDENTS of MERI-Kolkata have designed a modern engine to match the increasing power demand of automobiles.
The engine is capable of changing its own behaviour according to the varying load, speed and fuel quality.
All the eight students Shyam Sunder Yadav, Bipin Kumar Pal, Divyanshu Agarwal, Prabhat Kumar, Amber Srivastava, Saurabh Kumar, Piyush Sharma and Sanjiv Daukie claimed that the new designed engine known as ‘variable ratio compression ratio engine’ was most suited to the auto vehicles.
They said it not only saved the fuel, but it also enhanced the efficiency of the vehicles.
They said that the engine increased fuel efficiency by 30 per cent, reduced CO2 emissions, served as missing link between Otto and diesel engine, had the multi-fuel capacity and reduced ring forces.
Soil testing machine
Mohd Waseem and Anuj Narula of IIT-K have developed a ‘ring shear apparatus’, which wills help geologists to understand the nature and pattern of soil formation in different areas, know the exact strength of the land and its resistance to soil deformation.
Students of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur gave lessons to over one hundred school children in the Windows and Linux during Techkriti. School children were told about the benefits of Linux and about the commands through ‘shell’.
A senior executive of Secure Prize Company Kalian Varma spoke at length about the problem of computer security system and said no computer system was beyond the purview of hackers. Any machine could be hacked by shrewd minds.
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First Published: Feb 25, 2006 00:33 IST