Check out material that was used in the workshop Techathlon 2021 for first years.
It includes PPTs of the theory sessions for Product Development, Design Thinking and Mechanisms, as well as a starter document for OnShape - an online 3D Modelling Tool.
This is an python based online tool based on Google Colab to analyse or animate a fourbar mechanism. Click on the Play button next to the code you want to run!
Four Bar Linkage Analysis can be used to carry out position analysis, velocity analysis and acceleration analysis of a four bar mechanism. It can be used on laptop as well as phone. NO installation/download required.
The Four Bar Animation Code can be used to animate a four bar mechanism that satisfies the Grashof Condition.