MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 178, 201822nd International Conference on Innovative Manufacturing Engineering and Energy - IManE&E 2018
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Innovation, Creativity, Learning and Education in Engineering|
|Published online||24 July 2018|
Application of GeoGebra software into teaching mechanical engineering courses
Technical University of Varna, Department of Mechanics and Machine Elements, 9010 Varna, Bulgaria
2 Technical University of Varna, Department of Manufacturing Technologies and Machine Tools 9010 Varna, Bulgaria
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mechanics courses traditionally characterize with a rather low percentage of passing students. Dynamic mathematical packages like GeoGebra are widely used nowadays for teaching mathematics, but its interactive capabilities can be used for simulation of different physical phenomena. In this article few interactive applets for Static, Dynamic, Strength of Materials and Theory of Mechanisms and Machines courses, are presented. An experiment with comparison of the test results of two group of students after the exercise beam about internal forces, shows that group trained with GeoGebra applets have significantly higher mean result.
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