Gear up for the Shell ECO Marathon 2015- See 14 Pakistani Teams Participation

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Shell Eco-Marathon

In a tenaciously dynamic world economy, proficiency and advancement are the first necessities in present day innovation. Shell places its trust in youth to overcome such difficulties that the cutting edge engineering presents. The Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) is devoted to offer understudies from everywhere throughout the world an opportunity to make this conceivable.


Venue and Agenda 

As the yearly occasion methodologies its 30th celebration, this would be the second time Manila, Philippines gets to be has SEM Asia. The center this time is on lessening the unsafe nursery gas emanations brought on by transportation. Subsequently, understudies strive to expand fuel productivity in vehicles that record for 13% of these discharges. The SEM Asia is situated to initiate on February 26 and will last till March 1, 2015.


Pakistan at SEM Asia 

Pakistan has had the benefit of being the first South Asian nation to share in the worldwide occasion in 2009 at Berlin. Out of 158 understudy groups from all over Asia and Middle East, 14 from diverse colleges in Pakistan will have the chance to showcase their aptitudes at Luneta Park in Manila, Philippines in the not so distant future.

The rundown of colleges from Pakistan include: Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC-NUST), COMSATS Institute of IT, NFC Institute of Engineering and Fertilizer Research, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI), Wah Engineering College, National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) and Air University.


PNEC-NUST in Both Categories 

The two understudy groups from PNEC-NUST, Karachi will tune in the occasion through two separate classes. The group oversaw by Hassam Ahmed ‘PNEC-NUST Prototype’ will partake in class ‘Model’. Actually, ‘PNEC-NUST Urban

concept’ will join in “Urban concept” class under the administration of Muhammad Usman Mumtaz.

Fuel-efficient Vehicles by PNEC-NUST

Both groups from PNEC-NUST have assembled gas based vehicles that game altered 70cc motors. Each of these ideas bears a carbon fiber undercarriage. Additionally, both vehicles offer the same peculiarities, for example, Safety Sensors, Proximity Sensors and an Interactive Interface to speak with the driver. They have effectively gotten a go-ahead from industry specialists in Pakistan.


Survival of the Fittest 

Given that the tight curves of the circuit tracks in Manila require massive spryness and exactness, it will doubtlessly be a tight challenge. Each one group will be judged focused around different classes including: Building around Health, Safety, Security & Environment (HSSE), Reducing Ecological Footprint, Out-of-the-Box Design, Bringing Innovation to Life and Future of Energy.

Awards to be won

There are prizes for those whose abilities surpass all others’, ofcourse. The victor of the occasion will be honored $20,000 though the Runners Up will take away $10,000. What’s more, there will be six Off-Track grants up for gets. The classes for these include: Communications, Vehicle Design, Technical Innovation, Safety, Perseverance and Spirit of the Event and Shell Helix Tribology Award.

Support from Shell, Pakistan

Shell Pakistan is resolved to advance the achievement of Pakistani understudies. For this reason, it arranged a street show to help evaluate the fuel productivity of every vehicle planned by the understudies. This does test the nature of the vehicles as well as supports in conquering any current weaknesses for understudies to deal with. In the long run, this will take into consideration a fitting show when it makes a difference most on the enormous stage that anticipates in Manila. Here’s wishing our sprouting stars the good luck as they set out on their excursion to Manila.

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Mehjabeen Dar

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