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Gaurav Chopra 2002 B.Tech Analysis of Thin-Walled Cylindrical Shells Under Axial Loading
Structures, which can tolerate large dynamic, or impact loads as in the case of earthquakes or vehicle accidents, are now being keenly investigated by a large number of research engineers around the world. The sturctural behavior of relatively thin-walled components under static or dynamic loading has been given much attention in crashworthiness studies as energy absorbing devices. The present thesis presents the study of thin-walled cylindrical shells under axial loading, the transition point and the factors that lead to the transition between the two modes of buckling: axisymmetric concertina mode and non-axisymmetric diamond mode is obtained. The experimental suudy is done for both quasi-static tests and dynamic loading conditions. Quasi-static tests were conducted on UNIVERSAL TESTING MACHINE (10 Tcapacity) and the impact tests on the GRAVITY DROP HAMMER setup. Cylindrical shells of aluminum, steel and PVC of different diameters, thickness and varying strain rates (for quasi-static tests) were tested and the results (load-deformation curves and modes of collapse)were recorded. Simulations were done on PAMCRASHTM after the static analysis was done on I-DEASTM for the impact tests. Analysis of the ecperimental results and the effect of diameter (D), THICKNESS (T), D/T ratio and the strain rates were done and the plots of mean collapse load vs. D/T for all materials and mean collapse load vs.strain rates for all the speciments were analyzed. The parametric study of the simulations results were also presented and the effect of contact friction between the specimen and the lower platen, thickness and the material properties were analyzed. It was found that the transition of the deformation mode depends both on friction as well as the thickness of the specimen.
Aditya Kapoor

Keywords: Cylindrical Shells, Parametric Study, Transition Point, Deformation Modes, Axial Loading, PAMCRASHTM.

Manish Kushwaha
Any system incorporating more than six degre of freedom, by using more actuators, is called a massive system. Hence the definition of MPBS, a system having more than six binary actuators connected in parallel.
In present project we have formulated and simulated the control algorithms for the system incorporating variors real life considerations like damping and time lag. We have also tried to demonstrate the concept of ID MPBS by developing (fabricating) a model.

Keywords: Massive, Parallel, Binary, Control, Damping, Time Lag.

Rajiv Kumar 2002 B.Tech Study of Crash of a Three-Wheeled Scooter Taxi with a Leg Impactor
Lower extremities are the most commonly injured body regions for non-fatal accidents. In the current project we have studied injury to the lower limbs of a pedestrian in impact with a Three Wheeled Scooter Taxi (TST). A detailed finite element model of the front portion of a TST and an equivalent model of the remaining portion of TST has been developed. Experiments were performed on front portion of TST, and the results of the experiments have been use to validate the model under static conditions.
Rahul Gupta

Keywords: Pro-Engineer, child seat, FE Analysis, geometric model, shell-Elements, Crash simulation.

A. Fonia 2001 B.Tech Design and Development of a Warming Device for Hypothermic Patient During Long Surgery
During long surgery an anesthetized patient's body temperature may fall down due to various reasons such as reduced metabolic rate, administration of the anesthesia etc. If the body temperature falls below 350C the patient starts shivering due to which the surgeon may have difficulty in performing the operation and it may prove to be fatal if the body temperature drops below 310C. This lowering of the body temperature below 350C is called hypothermia. There is no effective method available to treat hypothermia. In this project an attempt is an attempt is being made to develop a warming device for treating hypothermia. Tests will be carried out on patients if permission is granted to determine the effectiveness of the warming device.

Keywords: Hypothermia, warming device, heat transfer, thermoregulatory mechanism, vacuum, anesthesia.

Sachin Bhalla 2001 B.Tech Development of Microprocessor Controlled Intake and Exhaust Valves
Out of many options available for achieving a better performance of an automotive engine, Variable valve timing valves is among the most awaited. Some of the reputed organizations are involved in research for the same. Present work is aimed at design and development of microprocessor controlled variable timing valves operated by elevtromagnetic actuators. The appropriate components like peripheral logic devices, sensors, springs have been chosen. Solenoids, which would be used to operate the valves, have to be fabricated. For this, a complete circuit development has been carried out. A microprocessor program code for running the system in the manual mode has been developed. Amathematical model for solenoid operated valves has been developed. Owing to the unavailability of such a solenoid in market, a complete reengineering of the actuating system had to be done. A new mode, which offers a host of advantages, has been developed. Iterative design has been carried out to come out with appropriate design parameters. The project has required much help of outside industries. Many manufacturers were asked for custom making the original solenoid system. CTS Corp (USA) shipped throttle positon sensors. RS Components were asked to provide Hall Effect Vane Switch. Experimentation of the various components in order to understand the working and role in overall circuit had been carried out at Noise and Vibration Laboratory in the Department. Microprocessor programming was done in microprocessor laboratory in IDDC. The study of some of the parameter of the engine was carried out at IC engine laboratory.
Jaspreet S. Dhupia
Amit Mehta 2001 B.Tech Design and Development of Light Weight Artificial Limb for Amputees
This B.Tech Project is dedicated to the design and development of a lightweight below knee artificial limb. Many prosthetic devices have been developed such as the Jaipur Foot, the SACH foot and the flex foot. Many of these prosthetic devices are wither not human being is different and follows no fixed pattern. It is therfore very difficult to design a prosthetic device that exactly matches the gait of the normal human. This project aims at developing a prosthetic device, which resembles the motion of a normal human foot and is also lightweight with high specific strength and stiffness.
Rohit Gulati

Keywords: Artificial limb, Below knee prostheses, Flexible ankle, Jaipur foot.

Ravi Singh 2000 B.Tech Finding Equivalent Beam Elements for a Box Beam
Usually to save computation time and effort, beam elements are preferred over shell elements. In this work, effort has been made to find an equivalent beam element model of a box beam element model of a box beam which would be subsequently used to model the chassis of a car. This simplified model using beam elements can serve as an input to the main crash simulstion of a car and a motorcycle, thus achieving the simulations in a finite time with reduced complexity.
Chitranshu Srivastava
Use is made of finite element package NISA for modelling and solving FE models of the box beam under a given set of load and boundary conditions. The dimensions of the beam are systematically varied to study the effect of each parameter on the correlation between the shell and beam models. The aim is to see how well and under what limitations the best possible collerlation can be worked out.

Keywords: NISA FE model, box beam, beam element, shell element, simulation.

Anuj Gupta 2000 B.Tech Investigations into Microflight
This project titled "Investigations into Microflight" is aimed at designing a mechanism for flying a Micro Air Vehicle or aerial robot. The study part of the project includes the investigation into the concept of MAV and available options. The flapping insect model is chosen because it is a time-tested model by the nature, and very small insects have flapping wings. Further, the Weis Fogh Model gives more power to conventional flapping wings through its unique clap and fling approach.
The project has resulted in development of a mechanism simulating the Weis Fogh technique. 3D CAD models are developed to study feasibility and the design is developed on AutoCAD 14. A software is also made for kinematic analysis of the links. This report is also available on Internet at

Keywords: Aerial robot, flapping wings, MAV, microflight and Weis Fogh.

Tanpreet Singh 2006 B.Tech Finite Element Mesh Operations for Simulation of Tibial Osteotomy
This project is aimed at developing mesh operation techniques for tibial osteotomy. In tibial osteotomy a wedge shaped bone is removed from tibia and then realigned to correct the deformation in the bone. The aim of this project is to develop a software technique for creating a wedge incision in FE model of tivia bone of patient. To achieve the simulation of wedge incision, a software has been developed in the present work. This project details the strategy for cutting the finite element mesh comprising of solid elements. Further the realignment procedure and methodology for joining the two meshes obtained after incision have been presented. The validity of the finite element model finally obtained has been established.
Vijay Jain

Keywords: tibial osteotomy, surgical simulation, mesh cutting, element subdivision, solid elements, ANSYS, THUMS, MRI, MATLAB

Prasun Bansal 2006 B.Tech Design and Fabrication of Micro-Flap Wing Mechanism
This report discusses the work done by us during 2005-2006 as part of our B.Tech. Project. The project involved the CFD modeling of various insect flaps. Simulations were carried out modeling flapping mechanisms defined by variours researchers, using FLUENT 6.2 and the lift and drag obtained were studied. Result from previously conducted experiments at IIT Delhi on Weis Fogh flapping were compared to results from CFD simulations. Hardware properties of the Weis Fogh set up at IIT Delhi were also incorporated into the CFD simulations of flap to provide a more accurate simulation of the experimental work. Design and fabrication work on a new compliant mechanism simulating Weis Fogh flap was carried out using rapid prototyping. This report contains the details of the work done and a discussion of the results obtained.
Mekala Krishnan

Keywords: Flapping, Weis-Fogh, Lift, CFD simulations, Motor model, Rapid prototyping.

Manvinder Singh 2006 B.Tech Dynamic Analysis of Bicycle and Pedestrian Injuries for Various Crash Situations Using MADYMO
Bicyclists and pedestrians are the most vulnerable categories of commuters when it comes to crashes. This ovservation is more pronounced in heterogeneous traffic situations like in India. This project aims at analyaing crash situations involving injuries caused to bicyclists and pedestrians due to crashes with three different categories of vehicles-small cars, sports utility vehicles and buses. The analysis is done in MADYMOTM, which is a software package for simulating crashes through multi-body analysis and finite element methods. The Hybrid III 50th percentile male dummy model, available from MADYMOTM library was used for modeling the human and the vehicle models were developed. The output parameters tracked are the throw distance and the lead injury Criterion (HIC). Correlations between parameters such as car speeds and impact angles and the output parameters are studied. In this report, the results for Bicycle and Pedestrian impacts with a SUV and a flat front bus are presented. Impact simulations were also carried out for the Bluebire Vision bus design and the results were analyzed. The throw distances were found to be increasing with vehicle speeds and were much larger in SUV and car impacts as compared to the bus at higher speeds. The HIC values for the Bluebird vision bus were found to be much lower than the flat-fronted bus design at high speeds.
Rohit Dey

KEYWORDS: Multi-body Simulations, Bicycle, Crash simulation, Throw distance, HIC

Gaurav Kewlani 2007 B.Tech Under Actuated Cyclic Gaits
A self-excited biped mechanism employs a passive knee joint and negative feedback at the upper hinge. This dissertation focuses on modelling of the biped leg as a double pendulum with impact at the knee. An unrestrained double pendulum exhibits chaotic behaviour. A stopper at the knee joint causes the lower link to impact with the upper one. The impact has been modelled using a spring-damper. The coefficient of restitution can be varied by controlling the stiffness and thedamping coefficient in the model. in the first phase of the project the points of transition from single pendulum to double pendulum (for plastic impacts without any fedback) and vice versa have been looked at and analytical solutions of the same have been tried. Now, varying the system parametmers (feedback constan, stiffness of spring, damping coefficient), a stable periodic cycle has been obtained. Using simulation techniques and theoretical analysis of dynamical systems, it is intended to quantify the behaviour of the system.
Gurvinder Sharma

Keywords: biped mechanism, self-excited walking, spring-damper,feedback, constant, stability

Sarabjeet Singh
Ankur Goel 2007 B.Tech Investigations into Microflight
Insect flight has been the subject of a lot of recent attention, because of the discovery of several novel unsteady mechanisms of lift generation responsible for making insects some of the most efficient flyers. Presence of flexible moving parts in nature has also led to an immense interest in designing compliant mechanisms which can mimic natural motions. This report discusses the work done by us during the year 2006-07 as part of our B.Tech. Project. The project involves our investigations into the domain of micro-flight. The project involves the CFD simulation of the double flap Weis Fogh [1] mechanism, one of the aims being the integration of the driving mechanism dynamics with the CFD analysis of the existing model. A major part of the work features the analysis of a four bar mechanism with a compliant link and possible path generation with this mechanims. Simulations were also carried out using FLUENT 6.2 to determine the existence of an optimum flapping frequency which would result in maximum lift generation over a cycle. This report contains the details of the work done and a discussion of the results obtained.
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