The 2014-2015 Internal Practical Attachment entered week two Monday 25th May 2015, with students trying their hands on different aspects of practical engineering. Eager to learn, convenient groups of students are given an opportunity to work as a team to gain hands-on experience in workshop practice. Mr. David Waweru, a Senior Technologist at the Engineering Workshops (pictured above) takes through a group of students on technical details of hydraulic controls using a Datsun Forklift student trainer. Drawn from the department of Mechanical Engineering, the group of students will learn practical aspects of hydraulic… Continue reading →
The Engineering Workshop Staff took some time off of their workstations on Friday and Saturday to bond. Lead by the Workshop Manager Dr. Peter Kihato, the team visited Abantu and Ol Pajeta where they had an opportunity to interact and make merry away from the formal workplace. The expansive Ol Pajeta offered an opportunity to see close range number of animals including Buffaloes Rhinos, Water Bucks and Wilde Beasts. Organized by the Departmental Staff Welfare, the occasion afforded participants some quality time to interact and reflect on their general welfare as one family. Mr. Ngugi, a… Continue reading →
Foundry shop will very soon benefit from staff innovation project by Mr Michael Mwai and Mr Omondi. They are in the final stage of assembly and commissioning oil fired furnace capable of achieving a temperature of 1600 degrees centigrade. This is a very important equipment that will enable engineering students increase their research scope on solidification science.