Compliant Mechanisms: Principles and Design: Week 5 Lectures and Assignment

Dear Students:

Lectures and assignment for week 5 are now available at the following link: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc18_me22/unit?unit=42&lesson=44
The last date for the assignment submission is 28th February 2018.

You can download the lecture videos from the NPTEL course website
If you have any doubts, feel free to ask them on "Ask a Question" tab.

Regards,
TA


Compliant Mechanisms: Principles and Design: Focus Question 3

Dear Students:

This week's Focus Question is as follows:

Focus Question 3:  The elliptic integral solution is often considered to be the most accurate method for analyzing large deflections. It is also capable of solving problems with multiple inflection points, subjected to any kinds of load cases and for any beam end angle. Discuss its benefits and limitations in comparison with Finite Element Analysis.

You can post photos, videos, recent technology articles or papers related to the question

Regards,
TA


Compliant Mechanisms: Principles and Design: Week 4 Lectures and Assignment

Dear Students:

Lectures and assignment for week 4 are now available at the following link: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc18_me22/unit?unit=33&lesson=35
The last date for assignment submission is 21st February 2018.

You can download the lecture videos from the NPTEL course website
If you have any doubts, feel free to ask them on "Ask a Question" tab.

Regards,
TA


Compliant Mechanisms: Principles and Design: Focus Question 2

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We are posting Focus Questions every week based on the previous week’s lectures. It is an opportunity to air your views and also learn from your peers. We expect you to involve in the discussion forum actively. You can post photos, videos, recent technology articles or papers related to the question.Invalid HTML tag: tag name o:p is not allowed

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Focus Question 2: We say elastic pairs (flexure joints) are generally bad. Are there any advantages of the elastic pairs?

Regards,
TA


Feedback

Dear learner

Thank you for enrolling to this NPTEL course and we hope you have gone through the contents for this week and also attempted the assignment.
We value your feedback and wish to know how you found the videos and the questions asked - whether they were easy, difficult, as per your expectations, etc
We shall use this to make the course better and we can also know from the feedback which concepts need more explanation, etc.

Please do spare some time to give your Feedback - comprises just 5 questions - should not take more than a minute, but makes a lot of difference for us as we know what the learners feel.

http://nptel.ac.in/noc/nocprofile/super_admin/weekly_feedback/form.php

Thank you.

- NPTEL team


Compliant Mechanisms: Principles and Design: Week 3 Lectures and Assignment

Dear Students:

Lectures and assignment for week 3 are now available at the following link: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc18_me22/unit?unit=24&lesson=26
The last date for assignment submission is 14th February 2018.

Please note that the last date for submission of Week 2 assignment is
7th February 2018. (It was earlier mentioned as 8th February)
You can download the lecture videos from the NPTEL course website
If you have any doubts, feel free to ask them on "Ask a Question" tab.

Regards,
TA


Focus Question 1

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We will be posting Focus Questions every week based on the previous week’s lectures. It is an opportunity to air your views and also learn from your peers. We expect you to involve in the discussion forum actively. You can post photos, videos, recent technology articles or papers related to the question.Invalid HTML tag: tag name o:p is not allowed

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Focus Question 1: Some say that compliant mechanisms have infinite degrees of freedom. But modified Grubler's formula helps us find DoF compliant mechanisms. Is this true for all compliant mechanisms? Find an example compliant mechanism around you and see if this is true.

Regards,
TAInvalid HTML tag: tag name o:p is not allowed


Compliant Mechanisms: Principles and Design: Week 2 Lectures and Assignment

Dear students:

Lectures and assignment for week 2 are now available at the following link: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc18_me22/unit?unit=15&lesson=17
The last date for assignment submission is 8th February  7th February  2018.

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If you have any doubts, feel free to ask them on "Ask a Question" tab.

Regards,
TA


Compliant Mechanisms: Principles and Design: Week 1 Lectures and assignment

Dear students:

Lectures and assignment for week 1 have been released. Last date for assignment submission is 5th February2018.

Regards,
TA


Reminder 1:REGISTER TODAY - CERTIFICATION EXAM FORM IS NOW OPEN!

Dear Student:

Here is the much-awaited announcement on registering for the April 2018 certification exam. The registration for the certification exam is open only to students who have enrolled in the course.

Registration is open from 09th January 2018 (Tuesday) until March 07, 2018 10:00 AM (Wednesday)
The certification exam registration URL is: http://nptelonlinecourses.iitm.ac.in/

(If you want to register for the exam for this course, login here using the same email id used to enroll to the course)

Dates of exam: April 28 and April 29, 2018 
Session: [Afternoon] For this course there is no ”Forenoon” Session.
You can register for a maximum of 4 course exams (same day of exam – 2 sessions. Same center will be allocated for both the sessions).

Exam Session time: Forenoon: 9.00 AM -12.00 PM ; Afternoon: 2.00 PM - 5.00 PM
Examination Cities: The exam is to be conducted in several cities across India whose list is available on the registration form. 

Click here to access the list of exam cities: http://nptel.ac.in/pdf/examcities_final.pdf
Registration fees: Rs 1100/-
(Students belonging to the SC/ST category can avail a 50% fee waiver - please select Yes for the SC/ST option and upload the correct Community certificate)
Students belonging to the PwD category can avail a 50% fee waiver - please select Yes for the option and upload the relevant Disability certificate.

Mode of payment:  Online payment - debit card/credit card/net banking or via SPOC of college

HALL TICKET:
The hall ticket will be available for download tentatively between 10 - 16th April 2018. We will confirm the same through an announcement once it is published.

Final score on certificate: 25% of assignment score + 75% of certification exam score.
Award of certificate:  Hard and soft copy of Certificate will be awarded only to those candidates who register for the exam, attend the certificate examination and whose Final score >= 40%

The final score, assignment score and exam score will be printed on the certificate. The certificate will also have a link to the NPTEL website (http://nptel.ac.in/noc), where on logging in, your scores and e-certificate will be available for verification  (Appropriate announcements will be made). Please do regularly submit assignments to get a good final score.

IMPORTANT NOTES

1) FOR CANDIDATES WHO WOULD LIKE TO WRITE MORE THAN 1 COURSE EXAM:- you can add or delete courses and pay separately – till the date when the exam form closes. No changes will be entertained after that.  

2) FOR CANDIDATES WHO ARE PAYING VIA THE LOCAL CHAPTER OF YOUR COLLEGE:- 

1. In the exam form, you will fill all the details and also upload photo, signature.
2. Ensure that you had selected your college name correctly from the drop-down list in the form.
3. Payment of exam fees - click on the tab - 'PAY VIA SPOC'.
The SPOC has to now confirm to NPTEL that he/she will pay fees on your behalf.
If the SPOC says NO, you will be intimated via email.
Then it becomes your responsibility to come back to the exam form and make the payment.
If you do not pay the exam fees within the prescribed time, you will not be able to write the exam.

Please read the instructions carefully before submitting the form.
In case of any queries please write to us at noc@nptel.iitm.ac.in

Thanks & Regards,
NPTEL TEAM


Assignment 0

Dear Students:

Thank you for signing up for our online course "Compliant Mechanisms: Principles and Design"

The course will begin on 22nd January 2017.  However, you can have a warm-up by answering the questions in Assignment 0.Submit your answers as early as possible. The assignment will help us to know you better.

Happy learning!

TA


Welcome to NPTEL Online Course: Compliant Mechanisms: Principles and Design

 
 

Dear Student,

Welcome to NPTEL Online Courses and Certification!

 

Thank you for signing up for our online course "Compliant Mechanisms: Principles and Design". We wish you an enjoyable and informative learning experience.

The course will begin on 5 Feb 2018. When content is released on the portal, you will get an email alerting you. Please watch the lectures, follow the course regularly and submit all assessments and assignments before the due date. Your regular participation is vital for learning.
 
We will open registration for the exam soon after the course starts. A form has to be filled and the certification exam has a fee, which needs to be paid at the time of registration. Everyone who has signed-up for the course, including those who do not register for the exam, will continue to have access to the course contents.

There are two sections on the portal apart from the course content and assignment sections:

  • The announcement list which will only have messages from course instructors and teaching assistants - regarding the lessons, assignments, exam registration, hall tickets etc.    
  • The discussion forum which is for everyone to ask questions and interact - If you have any questions regarding the technical content in the lectures, any doubts in the assignments or any question related to the exam, registration, hall tickets, results, etc, kindly write about this in the forum and the course instructor/TA will respond to it. Please use this well and participate to benefit from the course.
     

Details regarding the course:
 
Name of the course: Compliant Mechanisms: Principles and Design

Course url: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc18_me22

  • Date and Time of Exams: April 28 (Saturday) and April 29 (Sunday) : Afternoon session: 2pm to 5pm
  • Exam for this course will be available in one session on both 28 and 29 April.
  • Final List of exam cities will be available in exam registration form.
  • Exam registration url - Will be announced shortly

 

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Once again, thank you for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning - NPTEL team.