Workshop on Refrigeration & Air Conditioning at OIST Bhopal


One day National workshop on ‘Maintenance of Refrigeration & Air Conditioning System’ organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, on 1/December, 2014. 

The program commenced with traditional lighting of the lamp and invoking Goddess Saraswati. It was followed by welcome address by Prof. A S Chandel who briefed about the principles behind various air conditioning systems. 

Mr. Amit Choudhary, AGM, BHEL delivered the key note address. He explained the latest equipments used in air conditioning system like VAV, VFD etc. He also explained various star ratings, cooling, heating and ventilation technologies used nowadays. Mr. Amit Choudhary threw light on latest refrigerants and tips to improve efficiency of air conditioning system. He concluded that installing an efficient air conditioning system is an art. 

In the second half, students learnt the practical demonstration of how to charge a refrigeration test rig. They had a hands-on experience on several refrigeration and air conditioning test rigs provided by skilled personnel from BHEL. Prof.A S Chandel briefed students about various components used in various refrigeration and air conditioning systems. 

The workshop was great learning experience in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning system for students as well as faculty members. Dr V. K Sahu, Director, OIST, and Bhopal appreciated the workshop and emphasized the importance of such programs.