Innovations in Teaching and Learning

Innovations in Teaching and Learning

1. GRAPHICAL ILLUSTRATION OF CONCEPTS
Subject Code and Name – 15ME42C MECHANICS OF MATERIALS
Description of activity
The concepts of Mohr’s circle are important in calculations of stress in solid bodies. In this lecture, the faculty introduced very lively explanation of this graphical method which can be easily understood by the students. This will enhance the students to remember and apply the concepts in a better way.


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Subject Code and Name – 15ME64C PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE
Description of activity
This video explains how to determine expected time from pessimistic time, most likely time and optimistic time and to construct a project network using graphical method. This will be helpful for the students to effectively plan the project works.

The content available at   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSpBYI1Rtsk

Dr. F. Michael Thomas Rex,
Assistant Professor (SG) / Mechanical

Subject Code and Name – 15SH16C ENGINEERING GRAPHICS
Description of activity
In this subject, the drawing procedure for isometric projections, projection of solids, planes, development of surfaces etc., were taught with the help of video lecture animation. The students were taught how to draw the engineering drawings in a simple manner.

The content available at   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Em4-l2XnHA
Mr. Prince Abraham,
Assistant Professor / Mechanical
2.DEMONSTRATION BASED CONCEPT DELIVERY
Subject Code and Name – 15ME52C Dynamics of Machinery
Description of activity
The concept of free vibration was demonstrated with simple gadgets available. The faculty explained the concepts of balancing the rotating masses using graphics. The method of drawing force polygon and couple polygon which is essential to control the vibration in systems. The graphical explanation of this method will enhance the understanding of the concepts. The same method was extended in laboratory course as well.

The content available at   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VajA3OAs6ZY

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The content available at   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-f2iD4HXtv4
Dr. F. Michael Thomas Rex,
Assistant Professor (SG) / Mechanical
Subject Code and Name – 15SH16C ENGINEERING GRAPHICS
Description of activity
In this subject, the concept of section of solids is explained with the help of a physical model and virtual model by the faculty along with graphical illustrations.

Mr. Prince Abraham,
Assistant Professor / Mechanical

3.PROJECT BASED LEARNING
Subject Code and Name – 15ME09E WIND ENERGY (ELECTIVE)
Description of activity
Initially the skills needed for the preparation of working model of wind turbine were identified as 1. Design Skills, 2. Computational Skills, 3. Knowledge of Materials, 4. Fabrication Skills. The students were given with the own choice of selecting the type of wind turbines (Horizontal / Vertical) and materials for the same. The students were asked to submit and present their working model of wind turbine with minimum output like lighting a bulb. The assessment was done in the following categories: 1. Wind turbine data analysis, 2. Knowledge on Aerodynamics, 3. Selection of Materials, 4. Knowledge of Wind Farms, 5. Economics of Wind Turbine.


Dr. S. Iyahraja
Associate Professor / Mechanical
4.SIMULATION AND ANALYSIS SOFTWARE INTEGRATED TEACHING IN DESIGN
Subject Code and Name – 15ME24L CDIO APPROACH IN PRODUCT DESIGN AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT – OCC
Description of activity
In this subject, the design concepts of a mechanism were taught with the help of software results. The students were taught how to use computer aided design and engineering tools to quickly model and analyze the ideas with the help of a simple four bar mechanism.


The content available at   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RTfxek0AkE


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btfELBkecEM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_jlne1xwIU
Dr. P. Harihara sakthi sudhan,
Assistant Professor (SG) / Mechanical
Subject Code and Name – 15ME67C COMPUTER AIDED ANALYSIS LABORATORY
Description of activity
In this subject, a flow analysis is taught with the help of finite element software and how to create surface from edges & edge from points and Design Modelling using Ansys Workbench software were taught with the help of video lecture. The students were taught how to how to use computer aided design and engineering tools to quickly model and analyze.


The content available at  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OloQq2cYi6g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xq0WsxL0hZQ
Mr. Prince Abraham,
Assistant Professor / Mechanical
Subject Code and Name – 15ME68C SIMULATION LABORATORY
Description of activity
In this subject, the design and analysis of simple Mechanical and Thermal systems with the help of MATLAB. The students were taught how to use MATLAB online, and simulation procedure.

The content available at  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vp747m9I6pA
Subject Code and Name – 15ME37C DRAFTING AND MODELLING LABORATORY
Description of activity
In this subject, how to perform 2D Drafting and 3D modelling creation and assembly of given machine components using AUTOCAD software.


The content available at  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_j_iZtTjQpA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0xyzVyb1m4
Mr. A. Andrews
Assistant Professor / Mechanical

5.CONTEXT STUDY IN DESIGN USING A REAL TIME PROJECT DONE IN THE INSTITUTION

Subject Code and Name – 15ME24L CDIO APPROACH IN PRODUCT DESIGN AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT – OCC
Description of activity
It is essential to understand the actual requirements of the environment where the product is going to serve. The concept of extracting the product design specification from the context was explained with the help of a real time design project done in our institution.


The content available at  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VN-ClCfl44
Dr. P. Harihara sakthi sudhan,
Assistant Professor (SG) / Mechanical
6.ACTIVITY BASED LEARNING SYSTEM WITH REAL LIFE EXAMPLES
Subject Code and Name – 15EI46C FUNDAMENTALS OF THERMODYNAMICS AND FLUID MECHANICS
Description of activity
In this subject, the students are involved in activity based learning system. The students selected their own applications to demonstrate the different modes of heat transer. It encourages the students to express themselves in different ways.


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https://moodle.nec.edu.in/pluginfile.php/71822/assignsubmission_file/submission_files/29717/Heat%20transfer.mp4?forcedownload=1
https://moodle.nec.edu.in/pluginfile.php/71822/assignsubmission_file/submission_files/29687/VID-20200202-WA0005.mp4?forcedownload=1
Mr. N. Muthu Saravanan,
Assistant Professor / Mechanical

7.MARKETING BASED LEARNING WITH PRODUCT ADVERTISEMENT
Subject Code and Name – 15ME54C MARKETING MANAGEMENT – ELECTIVE
Description of activity
In this subject, Students are asked to summarize important concepts in today’s world. Advertisement has become a significant tool for marketing a product. Hence in Marketing Management subject, final year students are asked to advertise a product with comedy, action and drama.



Mr. C. Veera Ajay,
Assistant Professor / Mechanical
8. LEARNING WITH FIELD STUDY
Subject Code and Name – 15ME11E/15EE07E SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS (ELECTIVE)
Description of activity
Hands on training for the design of PV systems through the field visit to the PV systems in our campus. Groups were formed comprising a maximum of four members per group with distribution of students with different levels of knowledge. The students were instructed to forecast the demand for a particular application and design grid tied/standalone PV systems using PVsyst. They were instructed to submit the design of PV systems for different capacities with various PV technologies along with their annual performance predictions. 50% of weightage for the assessment has been provided apart from the internal assessment test.

Dr. P. Ramanan,
Assistant Professor (SG) / Mechanical.

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