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S. Velladurai 2000 M.Tech Development of Mems Vibration Detector
The investigation aims in designing capacitive type MEMS vibration detector acting as an accelerometer to measure the vibration of turbines in jet engines. It has been designed with a central plate acting as a seismic mass and four webs, which are acting as springs and connecting central plate with outer frame. The capacitance change due to motion of the seismic mass is the measure of vibrations.
A mathematical model of the system is derived by assuming it as a single degree of freedom system. But to study the real system, which is continuous in nature, a Finite Element Model is used. Several models are formulated by using Taguchi's design methodologies and the dynamic behavior of those models is studied. Natural frequency and damping ration are the two important factors deciding working range and sensitivity of the accelerometers. An optimized model is designed within the manufacturable dimensional ranges for higher sensitivity and linear response. Then a model is checked for dynamic stresses.

Keywords: MEMS, accelerometer, sensitivity, natural frequency, and linear response.

Atul Jain 2000 M.S.(Res-earch) Dynamic Analysis and Design of Parallel Manipulators
This thesis pertains to the inverse dynamic analysis of the parallel manipulators, and the objective is to design a realistic Stewart Platform type parallel manipulator for milling applications. In order to demonstrate the working of the manipulator a model is built based on the above design.
Different modelling techniques are studied, and the difference between Newton-Euler-Largange is carried out so that an efficient and easy method is being used for the dynamic analysis of the parallel manipulators. The Newton-Euler (N-E) modelling technique for the inverse dynamics is chosen for the parallel manipulators.
Inverse dynamic analysis of two and three degree of freedom parallel manipulators is investigated using N-E modelling technique. An algorithm is developed in MATLAB for verfivation of the results from the dynamic modelling technique. Inverse dynamic analysis of six degree of freedom parallel manipulators is also proposed, and another algorithm is developed using MATLAB. This calculates the actuation force, which is required for the design and control purposes.
The workspace and singularity analysis of six-degree of freedom parallel manipulator is performed, and based on that, the optimum architecture of the manipulator is selected.
Nikhil Ravi 2004 B.Tech Randomized Kinodynamic Planning for Traffic Simulation
This report presents the work done on a project to simulate traffic flow in India. Traditional traffic simulations are based predominantly on lane-following principles, thereby making them ineffectual in a country like ours where traffic does not move in organized lanes. Therfore there is a need for a simulation based on a methodology applicable to conditions in India. Such a methodology has beendeveloped here. Vehicles are modeloed as entities attempting to reach their goal positon in a field of other vehicles by an optimal or sub-optimal path. The motion planning algorithm has to be one which can incorporate the dynamics of the vehicles, and for this purpose, the principles of randomized kinodynamic planning have been borrowed from robotics. Kinodynamic planning can be used to model systems that have non-holonomic constraints. Probability distributions of different vehicles on Delhi roads are used to randomly place vehicles on the road. Rapidly exploring random trees are then used to search the available space for a vehicle in order to find a path for it amongst the vehicles surrounding it. The algorithms have all been implemented in Visual C++. The algorithm also takes into consideration such factors as vehicle dynamics and driver behaviour.
Deepak Trivedi

Key words: traffic simulation, motion planning, randomized kinodynamic planning, rapidly exploring random trees, vehicle dynamics, collision avoidance, nonholonomic planning, driver behaviour.

Sunil Kaler
The ISO 13232 document recommends a set of 7 impact test configurations between the motorcycle (MC) and the car (also known as the opposing vehicle, or OV). The configurations have been used for the study of bicycle and car crash. The work reports simulations of the above-mentioned situations and the effects on the dummy rider. The simulations have been carried out MADYMO.
The results for HIC and CTI were obtained and have been reported and a brief discussion has been provided.

Key words: Bicycle, Car, Madymo, Crash simulation, Injury criteria, HIC, CTI

Amitayush Bahri 2004 B.Tech An Orthopaedic Model of the Human Index Finger
This report summarizes work on a project to build an orthopaedic model of the human index finger. Current models involve replacement of the joint with an equivalent mechanism. By avoiding this and using actual surface geometries it is possible to build tailormade models for an individual and predict the effect of changing bone geometry on resultant motion. Applications for such a model can be found in surgery, diagnosis of causes of abnormal joint motions etc. The procedure followed involves generation of geometries of the proximal, distal and medial phalanges of the index finger as well as the metacarpal bone and modeling of the phalanges, metacarpal and collateral ligaments in MATLAB. The resultant model incorporates forces due to both physical bone contacts as well as collateral ligaments. We are able to obtain data on variation of contact points and ligament forces and compare predicted motions of the bones, under various loads, with experimental results.
Anant Sudarshan

Key words: Joint Modeling, articulating surfaces, index finger, phalange, metacarpal, bone geometries, surface fitting, surface intersection.

Anju Taneja 2004 B.Tech Design and Control of a Biped Walking Mechanism
A self-excited biped walkinf mechanism consisting of two legs that are connected in a series at the hip joint through a servomotor is designed and studied to determine range of stability. A torque proportional to angle between the shank and the vertical is seen to sustain a gait. Each leg has a thigh and a shank connected at a passive knee joint that has a knee stopper restricting the forward motion like the human knee. While a torque proportionality constant is to be determined. A mathematical model for the dynamics of the system including the impact equations is used to analyze the stability of the system through examination of phase plane plots.
Vivek Sangwan
For a specified proportionality constant, the range of physical parameters like leg-length and mass of leg for which the system is stable is determined. Using the stability data, a robust design has been proposed. The reasons for instability have been investigated. The convergence to stable limit cycle has been studied. Uniqueness of the limit cycle for a given k has also been verified. The variation of the mechanical energy of the system and the energy being pumped by the actuator has also been studied in order to minimize energy consumption.

Keywords: biped mechanism, self-excited walking, feedback, stability

Mayank Kumar 2005 B.Tech Multi-Fingered Grasping and Manipulation
The project aims at analyzing grasping and manipulation by multi-fingered robotic finger system. The project is to be accomplished in two parts. The first part deals with conceptualizing the prototype finger while the second part deals with the analysis of grasping and manipulation. To fulfill the project a model of the finger system was made in PROE and necessary calculations were carried out ot estimate the power required to drive the system. The model chosen for the study is a three fingered structure with each finger having three degrees of freedom.
Shashank Chahar
For approaching the problem the Jacobian of the system was formulated. At the same time most of the dynamics in this case involves use of second order differential equation. Hence, the use of Runge-Kutta method becomes important for the analysis.

Key words:Dexterous, Manipulation, Robotic Finger, Motion Analysis, Jacobian.

Suman Chandrawat 2005 B.Tech Analysis of Car-Bicycle Crashes
The project aimed at establishing correlation between throwing distance and impact speed, point of impact, angle of approach for various crash configurations. Crashes between bicycle and car were simulated using models built using a multi body system program, MADYMO. The Hybrid III 50th percentile male dummy model, available from MADYMO library has been used.
Varun Agrawal
Crash configurations relevant to India conditions have been identified. These configurations have been use for the study of bicycle and car crash with parametric variation in speed, angle of approach and point of impact. The result of the above-mentioned situations have been repoted and a brief discussion has been provided.

Keywords:- Human Neck, Neck Injury, Finite Element Method.

Amit Kumar Choudhari 2003 B.Tech Finite Element Modelling of Human Neck
Neck injuries are one of the very frequently occurring phenomena in case of car accidents. Increasing concern over the number of neck injuries has has impressed upon the need to devise new safety features in automobiles. As result one needs to come up with a model which predicts the head neck response under various crash situations.
Ankur Garg
This project makes an attempt to come up with a Finite Element Model of Human Neck (cervical spine) which would be able to predict the response of head under the frontal and lateral loading situations. In this respect, the head neck responses from human volunteers experimets, as obtained in various loading directions by Naval Biodynamic Laboratory, New Orleans represent a unique set of data in the field of biomechanical research. These thesis describes the characteristics of the model developed, the rationale behind the definition of model elements and the performance compared with the volunteer reference.
M.V.Kartik 2003 B.Tech Impact Behavior of Viscoelastic Materials: Simulation and Experimental Verification

Keywords: Viscoelastic, Hopkinson's bar, attenuation, dispersion, spectral methods

Puneet Bhargava
The importance of studying of material behavior of soft materials such as human tissues at high strain rates is becoming increasingly important particularly for use in material models for simulation of protective devices and the parts of human body being simulated. Applying conventional methods for high strain rate testing to non-elastic materials is ineffective due to impedance mismatch between the specimen and apparatus and so a new testing technique (based on Split Hopkinson's Pressure Bar) is needed.
Conventional equations of Hopkinson's bar analysis are not directly applicable since due to viscoelastic nature of Bars to be used in the modified procedure. As the wave propagates through the bar, the inherent material behavior carses the waves to undergo dispersion and attenuation. This necessitates the need for spectral methods to study wave propagation.
Akshiv Singhla 2003 B.Tech Design of Spherical Four Bar Mechanism to Guide wings
A spherical flapping wing mechanism to guide wings in flapping motion has been designed. The flight model of "Encarsia Formosa" was reported by Weiss Fogh. The successive positions of the wing, including pronation and supenation were modeled using Pro-EngineerTM. The synthesis of spherical mechanism to guide the wing using one rotary input was carried out. The mechanism proposed reproduces the forward motion of the flight, but not the return.
Rahul Gupta

Keywords: spherical mechanism, flapping wing, lift generation, crank-rocker, and Weiss fogh.

Vibhor Mithal 2003 B.Tech Design and Fabrication of a Five Bar Function Generation Mechanism
Traditionally, an elementary level of programmability in single degree of freedom mechanisms has been achieved with the help of adjustable link lengths. With the advent of servo-actuators, multiple-degree of freedom (MDOF) mechanisms could not only be used for this purpose but also achieves continuous adjustability. Amongst MDOF there exists a class of devices which is termed as programmable mechanism, wherein one of the inputs is driven at a references speed while the other inputs are servo-controlled.
Ajeet Kuma
In this project, a five bar mechanism is designed to generate exact dwell as a translatory output function. This has been achieved by varying the length of coupler with time using a servo-actuator.

Key words: programmable mechanisms, dwell mechanism, multi-degree of freedom mechanism.

Abhijeet Rathore 2009 Mini P Tool for Hip Surgery
This document records the process of development of an efficient instrument for the hip resurfacing surgery. Different designs viz. parallel pliers, turn buckle and a hybrid for the surgery are presented. The underlying fundamentals of kinematics of linkages and force analysis have also been discussed. Prototyping of one of the design and further modifying the model by compliant mechanisms comprise the final part of the document.
Rohit Jain
Hip resurfacing surgery involves the reshaping of femoral head to accept a metal cap which sits into a metal cup fitted into pelvis. Currently the method used to resurface the femoral head depends a lot on eye-balling by the surgeon during operation. It involves finding the axis of femoral neck to be drilled upon, which in general doesn't coincide with head axis. Also the instruments involved make it time consuming and error prone.
Sharvil Talati
Simultaneously, a turn buckle mechanism was developed which provides symmetrical motion of two jaws. The problem of small tolerances and wear are also included in the document.
The hybrid design involves the parallel motion pliers embedded with turn buckle to exploit the advantages of both these designs. The design was optimized to take care of the incision size and easy handling. This design was later converted into a physical model by Rapid Prototyping. The prototype was analyzed and valuable feedback was taken from medical professionals.
In the current stage, we are trying to reduce the number of links by shifting to a compliant mechanism. Further work is required to be done on the same. The testing of the instrument can be done by flixing it on different dry bone femur specimens and then drilling through them. The validation will depend on the accuracy determined by the X-ray taken.
Name Year Class Title
Ripul Bhutani 2010 B.Tech Repositioning of Human Body Models
Shashank Sharma B.Tech
Anil kumar 2010 M.Tech Rate Effects In Bone Loading
Shiv Kumar R Iyer 2001 M.Tech Issues In Dummy Modeling For Car-Motorcycle Crash Simulations
Joel Keishing 2010 M.Tech Micro-Drop System
Pankaj Pawar 2010 M.Tech Design and Development of Delta configuration based Micro-Actuation system
Debasis Sahoo 2010 M.Tech Effect of Road Devider Design on Motorcycle Stability
Raghu Vamsi
2010 M.Tech Crash Reconsturction Using Multi Body Simulation and Otimization Technique
Ashvinkumar Jani
2010 Ph.D. Repositioning the Knee and the Hip Joints in Human Body Finite Element Model for Impact Simulations
Anurag Soni 2009 Ph.D. A Study on the Effects o Muscle Contraction on the Lower Extremity Response in Car-Pedestrian Crashes
B. Karthikeyan 2009 Ph.D. Characterization of the Compressive Impact Response of Muscles
Gawade Tushar
2004 Ph.D. Rollover Stability and Safety Analysis of Three-Wheeled Vehicles
Ved Prakash Dutta 2005 Ph.D. Studies in Genetic Algorithm based Model Updating and Structural Dynamic Modification for Dynamic Design in Mechanical Systems
Syed Fahad Anwar 2007 Ph.D. CFD Analysis of Flow Past a Rigid Body Executing a Genetal Two Dimensional Motion
Satish Kumar
2001 M.Tech CFD of A Modified Flap Wing Mechanism
Krishna Kishore
2001 M.Tech Design and Calibration of a Lift Measurement Device for a Micro Air Vehicle
Shinde Dattaji
2001 M.Tech Design and Fabrication of Flapping Wing Mechanism for Micro Air Vehicle
Sachin Kumar 2001 M.Tech Design of Erection Methodology for Rail Mounted Ship Loader
Dileep Kumar 2001 M.Tech Finite Element Simulation of Mobile Deformable Barrier used for Car Side Impact Crash Test
Dinesh Sankla 2000 M.Tech Modelling and Analysis of an Intelligent Conveyor System
Jammy Sehgal 1999 B.Tech Rectified Kinematic Synthesis
Mohit Bhakuni 2000 B.Tech Design Tool for Planar Mechanism
Raman Choudhary
1998 B.Tech Development of Modules of an Automated Machine for Profile Grinding of Glass Panes.
Lala Ram Patel 2004 M.Tech Road Accident Reconstruction
Walesh Kumar 2004 M.Tech Finite Element Modeling of Rupture of Material Under Impact Loading
Abhijeet Parihar 2004 M.Tech Validation of Human Body Finite Element Models (Knee Joint) Under Impact Conditions
Girish Sharma 2004 M.Tech Finite Element Meshing of Human Bones from MRI Raw Data
Name Year Class Title
Ashish Nayak 2002 M.Tech Finite Element Modeling of the Human Forearm
Mallikarjun Metri 2002 M.Tech Finite Element Modeling of the Human Forearm
Jitendra Prasad
2002 M.Tech Design of a Compliant Mechanism for Micro Aerial vehicle Application
Aswini Kumar
2002 M.Tech Development of Massively Parallel Binary Systems
Shashikant A.
2002 M.Tech Child Dummy Model Development for Study of Car-Child Pedestrian Impact
Sanjeev Gupta 1999 M.Tech Studies on Vibration Monitoring of Turbine Blades
1998 M.Tech Massively Parallel Binary Systems
Dhiraj Chawla 1997 M.Tech Simulation of Active Cord Mechanism
Manae Netaji
1999 M.Tech Impact Helmet Modeling
T. Dharmaraju 1999 M.Tech Design and Simulation of Vertical Robot
Pankaj Dorlikar 1999 M.Tech Analysis and Fabrication of Micro-Catheter with IPMC Actuator
Kaustubh Mani 2000 M.Tech Finite Element Based Simulations of Car-Motorcycle Frontal Crashes an Initial Study
Atul S. Tayade 2000 M.Tech Modeling of Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle
S. Velladurai 2000 M.Tech Development of Mems Vibration Detector
Atul Jain 2000 M.S.(Res-earch) Dynamic Analysis and Design of Parallel Manipulators
Nikhil Ravi 2004 B.Tech Randomized Kinodynamic Planning for Traffic Simulation
Deepak Trivedi
Saurav Raaj 2004 B.Tech Bicycle Crash Modeling
Sunil Kaler
Amitayush Bahri 2004 B.Tech An Orthopaedic Model of the Human Index Finger
Anant Sudarshan
Anju Taneja 2004 B.Tech Design and Control of a Biped Walking Mechanism
Vivek Sangwan
Mayank Kumar 2005 B.Tech Multi-Fingered Grasping and Manipulation
Shashank Chahar
Suman Chandrawat 2005 B.Tech Analysis of Car-Bicycle Crashes
Varun Agrawal
Amit Kumar
2003 B.Tech Finite Element Modelling of Human Neck
Ankur Garg
M.V.Kartik 2003 B.Tech Impact Behavior of Viscoelastic Materials: Simulation and Experimental Verification
Puneet Bhargava
Akshiv Singhla 2003 B.Tech Design of Spherical Four Bar Mechanism to Guide wings
Rahul Gupta
Vibhor Mithal 2003 B.Tech Design and Fabrication of a Five Bar Function Generation Mechanism
Ajeet Kumar
Abhijeet Rathore 2009 Mini P Tool for Hip Surgery
Rohit Jain
Sharvil Talati
Gaurav Chopra 2002 B.Tech Analysis of Thin-Walled Cylindrical Shells Under Axial Loading
Aditya Kapoor
Abhijt Rai 2002 B.Tech Design Issues of Massively Parallel Binary Systems
Manish Kushwaha
Rajiv Kumar 2002 B.Tech Finite Element Based Crash Simulation of TSTs Using PAMCRASHTM
T.N. Swaminathan
Name Year Class Title
Gaurav Jain 2002 B.Tech Study of Crash of a Three-Wheeled Scooter Taxi with a Leg Impactor
Ujjwal Lahoti
Dipan Bose 2001 B.Tech Finite Element Analysis of Child Restraint System in Car Crash Situations
Rahul Gupta
A. Fonia 2001 B.Tech Design and Development of a Warming Device for Hypothermic Patient During Long Surgery
Sachin Bhalla 2001 B.Tech Development of Microprocessor Controlled Intake and Exhaust Valves
Jaspreet S. Dhupia
Amit Mehta 2001 B.Tech Design and Development of Light Weight Artificial Limb for Amputees
Rohit Gulati
Ravi Singh 2000 B.Tech Finding Equivalent Beam Elements for a Box Beam
Anuj Gupta 2000 B.Tech Investigations into Microflight
Tanpreet Singh 2006 B.Tech Finite Element Mesh Operations for Simulation of Tibial Osteotomy
Vijay Jain
Prasun Bansal 2006 B.Tech Design and Fabrication of Micro-Flap Wing Mechanism
Mekala Krishnan
Manvinder Singh 2006 B.Tech Dynamic Analysis of Bicycle and Pedestrian Injuries for Various Crash Situations Using MADYMO
Rohit Dey
Gaurav Kewlani 2007 B.Tech Under Actuated Cyclic Gaits
Gurvinder Sharma
Sarabjeet Singh
Ankur Goel 2007 B.Tech Investigations into Microflight
Rohan Trivedi
C Ashish Kumar 2008 B.Tech Probabilistic Learning of 2-D Grasps
Dhawal Parate
Kalpesh Singal 2008 B.Tech Evolving Grasping Structures
Piyush Kumar
Vardhman Jain 2008 B.Tech Boundary Element Method (BEM) Based Study of Cardiovascular Bubbles in presence of Gravity
Navish Wadhwa
Akash Agrawal 2008 B.Tech Computer Assist in Knee Osteotomy
Aseem Suri
Arpan Gupta 2008 B.Tech Investigations into Microflights
Pulkit Agarwal
Nitish Sabharwal 2009 B.Tech Manufacturing of an artificial cartilage testing rig providing optimal flexion extension motion under constant loading
Shubham Rao
Name Year Class Title
Richa Bansal 2009 B.Tech Rollover Stabilization in Electric Vehicles
Tushar Sharma
Aryaman Tandon 2009 B.Tech Autoclavable Robot
Siddharth Khattri
Ripul Bhutani 2010 B.Tech Repositioning of Human Body Models
Shashank Sharma
Marathe Ratnakar
2005 M.Tech Material Characterization of Soft Tissues in Compression and Impact
Vinay Kumar 2005 M. Tech Studies on Vibration Monitoring of Turbine Blades
V. Pavan Kumar 2006 M.Tech Study of the IS013232 FST Side Impact Configurations Through Computer Simulations
Adity Shekhar 2006 M.Tech Material Characterization of Human Bone under Impact by Inverse Mapping in FE Simulations
Biradar Ashok
2005 M.Tech Evaluation of Effectiveness of Leg Guard Bars in an Indian Motorcycle Using Computer Simulations
Shahnawazkhan S.
2007 M.Tech Tracking the Anatomical and Mechanical Axis During Knee Surgery
Tushar S. Baviskar 2007 M.Tech Developing Methodologies For Damaged Base Accident Investigation Involving 2 Wheelers
Kanhaiya Lal Mishra 2007 M.Tech Material Characterization of live Body Organs using Inverse FEM Analysis
Sagar. S. Umale 2007 M.Tech Developing a Virtual Environment of Drilling a Bone in Wrist Surgery
Suvajyoti Guha 2007 M.Tech Design and Analysis of PICO Gas Turbine (10-100WATTS)
Shehroz Dost 2008 M.Tech Develop a wrist bone drilling simulatior using a 6-axis parallesl manipulator
Varun Grover 2008 M.Tech Car Accident Reconsturction and Head Injury Correlation
Kranthi Teja Ch 2009 M.Tech Shpb For Bones
Ganesh Ramesh
2009 M.Tech Pedestrian-car Crash Reconsturction and Head Injury Correlation
Hemant Arora 2009 M.Tech Delta Cofiguration Based Micro Manipulation System
Anil Kumar M 2010 M.Tech Rate Effects in Bone Loading
Debasis Sahoo 2010 M.Tech Effect of Road Divider Design on Motorcycle Stability
Pankaj Pawar 2010 M.Tech Design and Development based Micro-Actuatian system
Raghu Vamsi
2010 M.Tech Crash Reconstruction using Multi Body Simulation and Optimiaztion Technique
Joel Keishing 2010 M.Tech Micro-Drop System