National Conference jointly organised by Saveetha University and NIQR
NIQR Student Chapter of Saveetha University organised a guest lecture for the students of automobile engineering department.
Mr. C V Gowri Sankar, Secretary NIQR Chennai Branch delivered a lecture on Poka Yoke on Saturday 13th March 2016. About 30 students of Automobile Engineering and faculty attended the program. Mr. Achanta Vineel Satyakanth, NIQR Student Chapter Coordinator, Saveetha University introduced the speaker to the students.
Mr. C V Gowri Sankar started the session explaining the various TQM concepts followed from Japan. The importance of POKA YOKE in mass production, especially in auto sector was explained with some exercises.
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 students and faculty members thanked the HOD for arranging a lecture on a useful topic and expressed their desire to have lectures on various TQM concepts in future.