SRM University Student Chapter
Lecture on Poka Yoke by Mr. C. V. Gowri Sankar
On 10th August 2016, Mr. C. V. Gowri Sankar, Secretary - NIQR Chennai branch delivered a lecture on “Poka Yoke” to the student members of SRM University Student Chapter organised at the University Auditorium, Vadapalani. Mr. N. Dinakaran, Asst. Prof, Dept. of Mech Engineering & Chair Person NIQR Student Chapter welcomed the members present. Mr. Abhijith, 3rd year Mechanical student introduced the speaker to the audience.
Mr. C. V. Gowri Sankar started the lecture with Murphy’s Law and explained the importance of ensuring no failure in the design stage itself.
He explained the reasons for mistakes in mass production with an exercise and the students were thrilled with it. He briefed the audience about the Ten Types of Human Mistakes and various errors possible during mass production. He then explained the 3 methods of Poka Yoke, namely the contact method, the fixed-value (or constant number) method & the motion - step (or sequence) method.
The difference between warning Poka Yoke and control Poka Yoke was explained with examples. In the end he gave a lot of examples in real life situation and the audience responded with lot of interaction.
The lecture was attended by 200 NIQR student members and the Faculty members of mechanical engineering department.
Mr. Kunal Sharma, 3rd year Mechanical Student proposed the vote of thanks and wanted NIQR to arrange such Guest Lectures to make the Students Industry-ready.