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Forensic Engineering on Design and Construction Failures
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President Corner -Prof. NR
President's Corner
Eng. (Prof.) Mrs. Niranjanie Ratnayake

As a result of hard work and perseverance of our engineers for a duration lasting more than two decades and with the support given by Hon. Minister Patalee Champika Ranawaka who is also a qualified engineer and a few other politicians, the Engineering Council Act was passed by the Parliament of Sri Lanka in the year 2017. Thereafter the Engineering Council of Sri Lanka Act, No 4 of 2017 was gazetted in March last year, and the Council will be established within a short period in order to regularize the practice of engineering. Read more...>>>

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Editorial - Engineering Excellence Awards
Editorial - Engineering Excellence Awards

The Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka is getting ready to recognize the top achievements of the Engineering profession once again by organizing the “ The Engineering Excellence Awards” ceremony in 2018. The Engineering Awards scheme was established by the IESL to encourage and celebrate the excellence in the science and the practice of engineering by rewarding the best and the finest of its members, individuals, organizations and enterprises in Sri Lanka for their outstanding accomplishments and achievements related to engineering. Read more... >>>

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Forensic Engineering on Design and Construction Failures - by Prof. Ranjith Dissanayake and Dr.Chaminda S Bandara
Forensic Engineering

Forensic engineering (in the field of structural engineering) is the detailed study of a failed structure conducted to investigate the reasons for the failure. It is usually called the science that combines engineering with law and justice. Forensic engineering has multiple objectives such as finding the reasons behind failures of structures, the parties responsible for the failures, methods ofrepairing and rehabilitation and methods to improve structures through research. Read more... >>>

Shunting Locomotives, Behind-The-Scenes Toilers of the Railroads by Eng. D.U.L Peeligama
Shunting Locomotives,

They are the unglamorous machines that slave away in the background, often around the clock, day in and out, generally unseen by the travelling public, except if one is a keen rail enthusiast with an eye for rail yards and sidings. A dying breed in these days of reduced freight carriage by rail the world over, of vanishing marshalling yards and sidings, of modern multiple unit bi-directional passenger trains which require no assembly and dis-assembly. Read more... >>>

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SL Engineering Excellence Awards 2018
Women Engineers’ Day and AGM of Women Engineers Forum
Women Engineers’ Day

IESL Women Engineers Forum markedthe International Women’s day by holding The Women Engineers’ Day 2018 and the 09th Annual General Meeting on 16th of March 2018 from 3.30 pm onwards at Wimalasurendra Auditorium at IESL premises with the participation of women engineers representing industry as well as academia. Read more... >>>

The Annual Session of IESL Puttalam District Center
The Annual Session of IESL Puttalam District Center

The Annual Session of IESL Puttalam District Center was held successfully in Chilaw on 30th January 2018. Chief Guest, other distinguished guests and more than 50 members graced the Annual General Meeting with their presence. After the meeting, office bearers for the term 2018/2019 were elected.


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