Engineering (93)

The Staff Development Committee of the Engineering Department organised a workshop on Cognitive skills (Blooms Taxonomy) - OQF Requirement on 7 June 2018 from 11.00am to 01.00pm. It was the third programme on Bloom’s Taxonomy and the second on “cognitive levels”.

Dr K. Elangovan, HoS, Mechanical Section, Mr Naik Sreenivas and Mr Abid Siddique, lecturers, Engineering Department, conducted the programme.

The workshop started with a presentation by the speakers on the Oman National Qualification framework and cognitive skills requirements for various levels of programmes. A detailed explanation was given to use Bloom’s Taxonomy as a tool for curriculum planning, instructional delivery and assessment. Six different cognitive levels on Bloom’s domain were discussed.

Dr K. Elangovan explained all the cognitive levels as per the Oman National Qualification Framework (OQF) and briefed the audience about the OQF. He also explained that why it is important to follow cognitive levels at a different level.

Mr Abid Siddique, then in continuation, explained Bloom’s Taxonomy and the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy and their differences. He also explained “metacognitive level” as per the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy which was also an important objective of the presentation.

Furthermore, Mr Abid and Mr Naik Sreenivas explained the cognitive levels in detail. 

The speakers then explained how to structure and frame outcomes according to the cognitive levels and to incorporate that knowledge in teaching and assessments. 

In continuation of this presentation, an activity was carried out among staff to familiarise the classification of outcomes, based on the cognitive levels included in the courses of the Diploma level programme. Staff were divided into groups based on their specialisation and outcomes for selected subjects in diploma level were given to them to analyse the cognitive level of different courses.

This programme was well received by the staff and highly beneficial to the participants.

 

 

All new Engineering students need to know all policies, rules, and regulations relevant to them as they study at Ibri College of Technology, Engineering Department.  Thus, a series of induction programmes were held in all sections of the PHYS 1100 and CHEM 1100 laboratory classes to make sure that most of the new students are reached and informed.

 

Dr Ilankumaran (HOS of Electrical and Electronics Section), Dr Elangovan (HOS of Mechanical and Industrial Section), Dr Geetha (Registration Coordinator for Engineering Department), and Mr Ragupathi (Registration Coordinator for Engineering Department) took in certain sections to cover as the speakers who oriented the students.

 

 
Thursday, 07 June 2018 00:00 Written by in Engineering TAGS

On 24 May 2018, on behalf of the Research and Consultancy Committee of the the Department of Engineering, a second visit was made to the Public Authority of Electricity and Water (PAEW) for data collection from their laboratory with regard to TRC funded project proposal on IJAD. The team had a meeting with officials of the Public Authority of Electricity and Water (PAEW) and Al-Mansoor LLC. The team discussed on the critical zones of the water supply networking system and explained how those critical systems will be monitored online to avoid leakages. The team then visited the laboratory and were explained the procedures followed to test the water samples periodically. Recent techniques on water distillation were discussed for possible improvement. The team then visited the pumping station, chlorination station and the reservoir from which the water is distributed to most parts of the Al-Dhahirah region. The following members represented the team and visited the PAEW office, PAB and plant.

1. Dr Ilankumaran – HoS/Electrical & Electronical Engineering

2. Dr Sujatha Panicker – Lecturer/Engineering

3. Mr J. Arthur Davis – Lecturer/Engineering

4. Mr Antony Judice – Lecturer/Engineering

5. Dr Raj Thirumavalavan – Lecturer/Engineering

 

 
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 00:00 Written by in Engineering

The Staff Development Committee of the Engineering Department organised a programme on AutoCAD Fusion on 4 June 2018 from 12.00 noon to 01.00pm.

 Dr V Sivananth, Lecturer, Mechanical Section, Engineering Department, delivered a presentation on AutoCAD Fusion. He started his presentation with an introduction about the key features of the software.  He also explained the effective use of this modelling software to create basic to complex models using simple commands. He explained the relation between AutoCAD and this software. 

He described about the various applications of AutoDesk modelling in different fields. A brief explanation was also given about the automatic coding development though this software, applicable for CNC machines.  

The programme was well received by the staff and highly beneficial to the participants.

 

 
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 00:00 Written by in Engineering

Dr Naveed Hussain, Lecturer, Department of Engineering, delivered an inspiring talk on the topic “Research Scopes on Renewable Energy Applications” on behalf of the Research and Consultancy Committee of the Engineering Department on 10 May 2018 from 1:30 to 2:00pm.    

He highlighted the importance of research on photovoltaics, developing better solar collectors and solar concentrators to tap the sun’s energy.  He discussed the latest developments in Bio Hybrid Solar cells whose electrical current output is 1000 times that of conventional solar cells.  These cells have been manufactured in laboratories by injecting a complex protein from spinach leaves.  He also briefly touched upon the improvements made in infra-red plastic solar cells that are flexible and not rigid like the conventional solar panels. Hybrid models such as Solar-Wind Hybrid Power and Solar-Diesel Hybrid Power were also addressed.

He gave a brief outline on how to calculate a budget proposal for getting adequate funding and research. The talk was well received by the audience with a very wide applause and appreciation for the inspiration given.

 

Monday, 04 June 2018 00:00 Written by in Engineering

Dr Sujata S. Panicker, Lecturer, Department of Engineering, delivered a lecture on the topic “Future Energy Resources – Plasma” on behalf of the Research and Consultancy Committee of the Engineering Department on 10 May from 2:00 to 2:30pm.

She explained “plasma” as a highly ionised gas that is a separate and distinct fourth state other than naturally occurring states of solids, liquids and gases. Such states of matter are rarely seen on the earth during lightning and burning of fluorescent tubes. However, such plasma exists in abundance in our universe.   Also 99% of our universe is made of plasma with stars as one of the primary sources of plasma.       

However recently scientists have proven the feasibility of generating plasma inside a short pulse magnetic machine called as TFTR and JET.    The goal of making such a reactor is to heat plasma up to 100 million degrees Celsius that is seven times hotter than the centre of the sun.  At such high temperatures, hydrogen atoms begin to fuse into helium.  These reactions happen at the centre of the sun under extremely high temperatures and high pressures.

She stated that generation of such plasma (according to ITER Consortium) offers the potential of being “environmentally benign”, widely applicable and essentially inexhaustible electricity that can meet the increase in the world energy demands.  The talk was well received by all the staff in the audience.  This was followed by a brief question and answer session.

 

Monday, 04 June 2018 00:00 Written by in Engineering

The Engineering Department held its first Career Guidance Programme with all Exit Level Engineering Students in attendance.  The programme hopes to help students prepare better for job hunting and be better equipped once they enter the job market.

Dr V. Ilankumaran, Head of the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Section, gave some welcoming remarks and stated the importance of being good ambassadors of the college in their future work places.

Dr K. Elangovan, Head of the Mechanical Engineering Section, shared some useful tips regarding how to look for possible employment, how to prepare for an interview and aptitude test, and such matters.

The department also enlisted the help of the English Language Centre (ELC) to lecture on the proper way of writing a Curriculum Vitae (CV).  Mr Sulaiman Al-Ghareebi, an ELC staff member, reviewed the students on what elements and information must be found in the CV and how to properly lay it out.

 

 
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 00:00 Written by in Engineering

The Staff Development Committee of the Engineering Department organised a programme on “PLC Programming” on 24 May 2018 from 12pm to 1pm.

Mr Srilla Jayasankar, Instructor, Electrical and Electronics, conducted the programme.

This awareness programme focused on the importance of programmable logic controllers, which are extensively used in automation industries. This kind of automation software plays a vital role in developing the nation. In this regard, he explained the basic programming techniques to write a ladder logic program. He also narrated the method of writing simple programmes with the help of an example taken from real time practical application. 

This program was well received by the staff and highly beneficial to the participants.

 

 

The Mechanical Engineering Section held their Project Orientation Programme on 8 May 8 2018, immediately after the conduct of the Career Guidance Programme, in the Multi-Purpose Hall, at around 1:30pm.

Dr. K. Elangovan and Dr. Thiumavalavan spoke about following the proper project making process and on working efficiently and effectively because the current semester has been cut short due to Ramadan.  They explained the grading criteria and how the final marks will be computed.

 

Monday, 28 May 2018 00:00 Written by in Engineering

In order to display the technical skills of the IbriCT Engineering students, the annual Technofest was organised by the Engineering Department and the Engineering Society, with the appointed Staff Coordinators, on 14 May 2018.

 

Engineering Department

  • Mr Nasser Al Shammakhi - Head of the Engineering Department 
  • Dr Elangovan Krishnamoorthy - Head of the Mechanical Engineering Section 
  • Dr V Ilankumaran - Head of the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Section 

 

Engineering Society

  • Mrs Lizette Ivy Pascual – Coordinator
  • Mr Devan Senathipathy R. - Member
  • Mr Aaron James – Member
  • Mr Geoji Varghese – Member
  • Mr Abdul Hafeez Sajid – Member
  • Mr Thundil Manikantan - Member

 

Technofest 2018 Appointed Committee Members

  • Mrs Nahid Khamis Al-Muqrashi
  • Dr Sujata Panicker
  • Mrs Kavitha Balasubramaniam
  • Dr Rehna Veerankutty

1. Over-all Unified Organizing Committee for the Project Display

  • Dr Raj Thirumavalavan – Over-all Coordinator & Coordinator for Mechanical
  • Mr Subramaniyan Manikandan – Coordinator for Electrical
  • Mr Devan Senathipathy R. – Coordinator for Electronics
  • Dr John Suthagar – Coordinator for Physics
  • Mr Khalid Mahmood – Coordinator for Chemistry
  • Mrs. Nahid Khamis Al-Muqrashi
  • Mr Jesus Ponce Sarmiento
  • Mr Ahmed Al-Ajmi
  • Mr Sathyendran Rathinavel
  • Mr Shankar Bala
  • Mr Junaid P. M.

 2. Electrical Skills Competition

  • Mr Chandrasekhar Lakshamana – Coordinator 
  • Mr Jaya Sankar Srilla
  • Mr Balan K. V.

 3. Electronics Skills Competition

  • Mr Raghupathi Sentivel – Coordinator 
  • Mr Junaid P. M.
  • Mrs Sheikha Tarish Al-Mamari

 4. Simulation Skills Competition

  • Dr G. Kumaravel – Coordinator
  • Mr Maswoodhur Abdulwahidi

 5. Mechanical and CNC Skills Competition

  • Mr Mohammed Ali Tahir – Coordinator 
  • Mr Gopinath Gunasekaran
  • Mr Sathyendran Rathinavel
  • Mr Reynaldo Santos Jr.

 6. Graphical Skills Competition 

  • Mr Mohammed Riyaz – Coordinator 
  • Dr Alfred Franklin 

 The Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, Mr Younis Al-Zaabi, and Head of the Engineering Department, Mr Nasser Al-Shammakhi, opened the affair with a simple ribbon-cutting ceremony at around 9am, in the Multi-Purpose Hall, marking the official opening of the project display and exhibit, as well as the various Skills Competitions scheduled throughout the day. The Engineering Department, both staff and students, worked hard to make the event as smooth sailing as possible while juggling classes, competitions, and the project display and exhibit, all at the same time. There was a good number of registrants/participants for each skills competition.

 

EVENT / COMPETITION

CATEGORY

VENUE

COMPETITION TIME

GRAPHICAL SKILLS 1

(MANUAL) COMPETITION

INDIVIDUAL

ALL DIPLOMA YEAR 1 STUDENTS

AUTOCAD LABORATORY

B111

10:00 AM — 12:00 NN

GRAPHICAL SKILLS 2

(AUTOCAD) COMPETITION

INDIVIDUAL

ALL DIPLOMA YEAR 2 STUDENTS

AUTOCAD LABORATORY

B111

10:00 AM — 12:00 NN

ELECTRICAL SKILLS

COMPETITION

INDIVIDUAL—PVC CONDUITS

DIPLOMA YEAR 2, ADVANCED DIPLOMA, & BACHELOR ELECTRICAL POWER ENG’G STUDENTS

ELECTRICAL WORKSHOP

B024

11:00 AM — 2:00 PM

ELECTRONIC SKILLS

COMPETITION

INDIVIDUAL

DIPLOMA YEAR 2, ADVANCED DIPLOMA, &

BACHELOR ELECTRONICS ENG’G STUDENTS

ELECTRONICS SKILLS LAB

B120

11:00 AM — 2:00 PM

SIMULATION SKILLS

COMPETITION

INDIVIDUAL—MULTISIM

DIPLOMA YEAR 2, ADVANCED DIPLOMA, &

BACHELOR ELECTRONICS ENG’G STUDENTS

ENGINEERING

FREE ACCESS LAB

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

MECHANICAL SKILLS

COMPETITION

INDIVIDUAL

DIPLOMA YEAR 2 & ADVANCED DIPLOMA

MECHANICAL ENG’G STUDENTS

MECHANICAL WORKSHOP

B005

11:00 AM — 2:00 PM

CNC SKILLS COMPETITION

INDIVIDUAL

DIPLOMA YEAR 2 & ADVANCED DIPLOMA

MECHANICAL ENG’G STUDENTS

CNC LABORATORY

B007

11:00 NN — 2:00 PM

EVENT/COMPETITION

AWARD/PLACE

NAME OF THE WINNERS

CNC SKILLS COMPETITION

FIRST PLACE

SAMI HAMOOD SALIM AL-TAMIMI

SECOND PLACE

AHMED RASHID AL-YAQOOBI

MECHANICAL SKILLS COMPETITION

FIRST PLACE

ABDULLAH SAID AL-HINAI

SECOND PLACE

AHMED HAMED AL-HINAI

GRAPHICAL (MANUAL DRAWING) SKILLS COMPETITION

FIRST PLACE

TALAL SAID RASHED AL-ESSAI

SECOND PLACE

ASAAD SAID KHALFAN AL-ZEEDI

GRAPHICAL (AUTOCAD DRAWING) SKILLS COMPETITION

FIRST PLACE

SAID AHMED AL-TAMIMI

SECOND PLACE

RAID SALIM AL-MANI

SIMULATION (MULTISIM) SKILLS COMPETITION

FIRST PLACE

JAWAHER KHAMIS SALEH AL-ALAWI

AMIRA ATIYAQ KHALFAN AL-WAHSHI

SECOND PLACE

THARAYA SULIMAN AL-SAIDI

SUAAD ABDULLAH AL-MAQRASHI

ELECTRONIC SKILLS COMPETITION

FIRST PLACE

JAWAHER KHAMIS SALEH AL-ALAWI

SECOND PLACE

AMIRA ATIYAQ KHALFAN AL-WAHSHI

ELECTRICAL SKILLS COMPETITION

FIRST PLACE

ASMA ALI ABDULLAH AL-SIDAIRI

SECOND PLACE

LIYTH HAMED SALIM AL-BAHRI

BADAR AAMIR SALIM AL-SHAMLI

 

 
Sunday, 27 May 2018 00:00 Written by in Engineering
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