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Pankaj Pawar 2010 M.Tech Design and Development based Micro-Actuatian system
Micro actuation systems are needed for micro component integration. The motivation to conduct this activity is to automate the grasping process and thus enable micro-handling. The idea of present work is to develop a manipualtion system of size similar to our hand for handling small objects and should be scalable to handle micro components. The target size of objects and should be scalable to handle micro components. The target size of objects would be within optical range (maximum major dimension: 1mm and minor dimension: 0.1mm). Workspace of the manipulator of maximum cubical dimensions (10cm x 10cm x10cm) is decided on the basis on anthropometry of our finger. A design where all motors are on the fixed base of manipulator is suggested which is known as DELTA configuration. Serial manipulators are not appropriate because of their limited rigidity and need for carrying motors at each junction. Among parallel manipulators, DELTA configuration is suited to requirement of micro actuation system, as it has static actuators, high stiffness, and small mass of links and potentially higher accuracy in comparison to serial manipulators.
This thesis follows the work done by Arora, 2009. It covers the dynamic modeling and validation of the Delta manipulator. It also states the limitation of the manipulator at micro levels and thus suggests the repoacement of revolute joints with flexure hinges. It covers the design of flexure hinges and manufacturing method to integrate the flexure hinges with rigid links. To study the dynamic behavior of DELTA configuration with flexure hinges a Pseudo-Rigid-Body model of the structure is developed. This model considers the flexure hinges as torsional springs mounted at the pin joints in place of only revolute joints. However, this approach has another limitation that it ignores the accurate deflection in flexure joints. So, another classical approach is suggested at the end of the work which considers the deflection of joints while defining the dynamics of the system. The approach uses Lagrange's equation of motion and it computes the kinetic and potential energy for the flexures as well as for rigid links while deals with dynamics.

Keywords: Delta configuration, Manipulator, Dynamics, Flexible-Rigid-Body model, Pseudo-Rigid-Body model, compliant mechanisms, Flexure Hinges.

Raghu Vamsi Kanugula 2010 M.Tech Crash Reconstruction using Multi Body Simulation and Optimiaztion Technique
Crash is a rare, unplanned and severe accident event. The crash reconsturction is the scientific process of investigating, analyzing and drawing conclusions about the causes and events during a vehicle collision. Reconstruction is done for to identify the collision causation and contrubution factors. These results are useful for better crash worthiness.
Severe occupant lower extremity injuries occur primarily in vehicle-vehicle frontal crashes. The project would establish a methodology to simulate real life road accidents and correlate lower extremity injury locations and predictions with known injury and accident data. First stage of the project was accident data collection at the Birmingham Automotive Safety Centre, Uneversity of Birmingham, UK. In the second stage understanding of the accident reconstruction methodologies of passenger cars, review of lower extremity injury mechanisms and associated injury criteria. In the third stage crash case was reconsturcted by using multi body system occupant and car models to acquire the lower extremity impact conditions in MADYMOTM. Optimization method was applied to simulation process to find optimum value of the variables such as vehicle speed, occupant position and orientationto reach the required probability of injury to the lower extremities.
The project hence establishes methodology to evaluate the crashworthiness of a vehicle based on the occupant lower extremity injury criteria prediction. The project eventually contributes towards design of safer vehicles from the point of view of occupant safety.

Keywords: vehicle-vehicle crash reconsturction, lower extremity injuries, FFC,TI.

Joel Keishing 2010 M.Tech Micro-Drop System
Computer simulations are cost effective as compared to full-scale crash tests, and also provide a great deal of information that is frequently unavailable from full-scale crash testing. A well-developed human body model helps in understanding injury mechanisms and also helps to know the effect of modifications made to vehicles. This thesis is focused on determining dynamic mechanical properties of cancellous bones especially at the strain rates of 130-175/s.
For this rate characterization of compressive properties of cancellous bones Micro-drop System is used. Cylindrical specimens of 4-6 mm diameter and 1.5-2 mm thickness from cancellous bones are taken for experiment. The Young's moduli are calculated from linear portion of stress-strain curves.
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
Kanugula
2010 M.Tech Crash Reconsturction Using Multi Body Simulation and Otimization Technique
Dhaval
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
Rajaram
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
Dewangan
2001 M.Tech CFD of A Modified Flap Wing Mechanism
Krishna Kishore
Vepakomma
2001 M.Tech Design and Calibration of a Lift Measurement Device for a Micro Air Vehicle
Shinde Dattaji
Kashinath
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
Kailash
Krishnaswamy
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
Khatait
2002 M.Tech Design of a Compliant Mechanism for Micro Aerial vehicle Application
Aswini Kumar
Panda
2002 M.Tech Development of Massively Parallel Binary Systems
Shashikant A.
Gavhane
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
Swarangi
Muralidhar
1998 M.Tech Massively Parallel Binary Systems
Dhiraj Chawla 1997 M.Tech Simulation of Active Cord Mechanism
Manae Netaji
Haribhau
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
Choudhari
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
Chitranshu
Srivastava
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
Agarwal
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
Shrikrishna
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
Rudragoud
2005 M.Tech Evaluation of Effectiveness of Leg Guard Bars in an Indian Motorcycle Using Computer Simulations
Shahnawazkhan S.
Pathan
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
Kakade
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
Kanugula
2010 M.Tech Crash Reconstruction using Multi Body Simulation and Optimiaztion Technique
Joel Keishing 2010 M.Tech Micro-Drop System