EEE Students visit Ghorashal Fertilizer Factory
A group of 48 students and one faculty member from the Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) department of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) visited Ghorashal Fertilizer Factory, Narsingdi on 18 November 2017 as a part of their field experience programme. The day-long industrial tour was jointly arranged by the IEEE IUB Student Branch, IEEE IUB Industry Application Society and EEE department of IUB. In this industrial tour, students were accompanied by Mr. Sajib Chakraborty, Lecturer of EEE department. During the visit, students were briefed of the various sections of the factories power plant by the power station engineers, which includes the generators room, boiler section, cooling section, power organizers, and the temperature management room. Students were also visited the transmission control room, load management and monitoring room, generating substations and distribution switch terminals. Students also learned about urea fertilizer plant which includes chemical solution of urea plant and water purification plant. It was a significant opportunity for the students of EEE major to gain practical experience of visiting one of the largest fertilizer factories of Bangladesh and acquire knowledge about the practical applications of their classroom-based study.