Objective: To design & fabricate a FormulaOne type racing car using Maruti-Suzuki 800cc engine. (National level competition)
> Designed, procured… · More and assembled the cooling system viz radiator, hoses of appropriate specifications
> Designed and modelled the roll-cage for the car chassis in CATIA adhering to safety standards.
> Analysed the effects of a crash to calculate impact time, g-forces, deformation etc for the design of an impact attenuator.
> Implemented the entire electrical and electronics system involving the Main Control Unit to drive the fuel pump, ignition, E-stop. Also designed & implemented a custom digital speedometer using magnetic encoder & LCD display.
> Developed an FEA backend solver for linear static structural analysis of 2D trusses and frames.
> Implemented the solver as an Android… · More application with a graphical user interface using Java as the programming language.
• ASRS system consisted of a motored frame for the robot, a custom designed gripper, a PLC, motion card, servo drives & HMI.
• Programmed… · More Allen-Bradley ControlLogix L61 PLC in RSLogix5000 using a combination of Ladder & Structured Text
• Established EtherNET communication between the PLC, Motoman Robot, SchneiderElectric HMI & AMCI Motion card.
• Developed an intuitive user interface to control the system from a Schneider Electric touchscreen HMI.
• Developed an X-Y structural frame over which the Motoman Robot was mounted
> A simple, quick design to hold your phone hands-free in front of you to - 1) Shoot videos with your phone from your POV hands-free; 2) Watch videos… · More hands-free 3) Virtual Reality experiments
> Designed & modelled the prototype in two variations that can either be 3d printed or laser-cut.
The aim of the project was to build an electronic die (like playing dice) which powers up using not a battery but by harvesting the work done in shaking the… · More device. The output would be a random number displayed on LEDs arranged in a dice-dots pattern
> Modelled and 3D-printed a cylindrical enclosure within which a neodymium magnet would translate. Magnetic coil would be wound over the center of the enclosure.
> Designed the circuit comprising of the coil, diode rectifier, capacitor, voltage regulator, ATTiny microcontroller, and LEDs.
> Analysed the magnetic flux linkage using FEMM (Finite Element Method Magnetics) to estimate the voltage induced in the coil.
> Analysed the capacitor discharge rate considering the presence of a voltage regulator in the circuit, to determine the correlation between number of windings and the time for which LEDs will stay on.
> Programmed the microcontroller to generate a distinct random number every time it is powered up.
> Soldered electronic components on a prototype board.
> Conducted tests using CRO to visualize the actual voltage being generated
The aim of this project was to design a wave energy harvesting device to be placed on a buoy in the ocean for the purpose of powering an on-board… · More communications transmitter. The design was subject to constraints / requirements
> The design was divided into three inter-connected systems – mechanical, magnetic & electrical.
> Modelled the mechanical system comprising of the waves, buoy, and a suspended iron rod inside the buoy as a spring-mass system.
> Modelled the magnetic system, carrying out magnetic circuit analysis to determine dimensions of the permanent magnet, core-diameter and air gaps for optimum power
> Created a Simulink model for the entire system consisting of each of the subs-systems.
> Designed and built a low cost autonomous mobile robot to follow a black line on white floor using self-designed infra-red optical sensors, PCB and… · More readily available cellphone batteries.
> Fabricated the chassis out of wood.
> Designed a microcontroller development board for the AVR Atmega32 microcontroller. Got it fabricated and then soldered all components onto it.
> Developed optical sensors from scratch using infra-red LEDs and photodiodes on a separate PCB.
> Programmed AVR Atmega32 microcontroller in C to implement the line following logic with PID control of DC motor speed by PWM.
> Total cost was under $25.
> Analysed and modelled the control problem to keep a satellite on its trajectory using radial and tangential thrusts as inputs.
> Designed and… · More evaluated various controllers for the problem such as full-state feedback, observer based feedback etc
> Simulated compressible flow through a converging-diverging nozzle to investigate the feasibility of running supersonic wind tunnels for longer duration… · More with reduced pressure requirement by means of heating and cooling.
> Used C++ for simulation using numerical methods
> Designed & modelled the convering-diverging nozzle in CATIA and fabricated it using sheet metal working.
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