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Faculty Development Program by Mechatronics Department

A two-day faculty development programme on “Automation and Control” was held at Paavai Engineering College, on 04th and 05th, December, 2018. The FDP aimed at providing opportunities to the faculty members to enrich their teaching skills. The Programme also intended to develop the knowledge of the participants for Automation and Control with the advanced tools in the relevant field for inculcating the learning values into the minds of the students and guiding and monitoring their progress. The FDP was attended by 18 participants. The event was coordinated by:
1. Dr. K.Selvi, Dean Academics,
2. Dr. R.Kasthuribai, Dean English,
3. Mr.D.R.P.Rajarathnam M.E.,(Ph.D)., Head of the department of Mechatronics Engineering.

TECHNICAL SESSIONS:
Session I (04.12.2018):

Mr. D.R.P.Rajarathnam, Associate Professor & Head, department of Mechatronics Engineering, Paavai Engineering College has delivered an interactive lecture on ‘Introduction to Automation’. In this session, the participants learnt the meaning, definition and importance of automation. Various tasks were given to the participants so that all the methodologies could be understood easily. Mr.R. Arunbabu, Assistant Professor, department of Mechatronics Engineering, Paavai Engineering College, delivered the lecture on ‘Automation in Pneumatic System’. He explained the importance and working principle of pneumatic systems.

Session II:

In the second session, Mr.R. Arunbabu, gave a presentation on ‘Automation in Hydraulic System’. In this session, he explained the working principle of hydraulic systems and its various applications. Video demonstrations were shown to the participants so that all the methodologies could be understood easily. Mr.S.Suryakumar, Assistant Professor, department of Mechatronics Engineering, Pavai College of Technology, delivered an interactive lecture on ‘Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) Systems’. He explained through demonstration how to design the guided vehicle and the working principle of AGV and its application in industries.

Session I (05.12.2018):
Mr.P. Elanchezhian, Assistant Professor, department of Mechatronics Engineering, Pavai College of Technology, delivered a lecture on ‘Automated Storage and Retrieval System (AS&RS)’. He explained the importance of automated storage and retrieval system. Various tasks were given to the participants so that all the methodologies could be understood easily. Mr.S.Suryakumar and Mr.P. Elanchezhian, conducted an interactive video demonstrations on AGV and AS&RS. In this session, the participants learnt the application and also the importance of Automated Guided Vehicle and Automated Storage and Retrieval System.

Session II:

Mr. R.Arunbabu, Assistant Professor, department of Mechatronics Engineering, Paavai Engineering College, delivered an interactive lecture and conducted practical session on ‘Design and testing of Hydraulic and Pneumatic circuits using Automation Studio Software’. He demonstrated the working system of Hydraulic and Pneumatic circuits with the help of Automation Studio Software. Various experiments were given to the participants so that they were able to perform various hydraulic and pneumatic circuit operations using basic electro-pneumatic trainer kit available in the Hydraulics and Pneumatics Control lab.

CONCLUSION

Thus, the two-day faculty development programme on ‘Automation and Control’ was successfully completed in an effective manner. All the members involved were delighted with this learning initiative and value – addition experience. The feedback received from the participants conveyed that the programme was intellectually enriching and qualitatively engrossing. Thus, the faculty members of the department were enlightened and updated. On the whole, the programme accomplished its set objectives.

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