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Decentralized Sustainable Energy Planning For Tumkur District, India
(20100218)The energyplanning involves finding a set of sources and conversion devices so as to meet the energy requirements/demands of all the activities in an optimal manner. This could occur at centralized or decentralized level. ... 
Delamination Modeling and Detection in Composite Structures
(20171212)Composite laminated structures are prone to delamination. Rotorcraft flexbeams, apart from many other aerospace primary load carrying members are made up of composite laminated structures. A delaminated primary load carrying ... 
Demonstration Of Supersonic Combustion In A Combustion Driven ShockTunnel
(20110117)For flights beyond Mach 6 ramjets are inefficient engines due to huge total pressure loss in the normal shock systems, combustion conditions that lose a large fraction of the available chemical energy due to dissociation ... 
Design and Analysis of Multifunctional Composites for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
The principal aim of this thesis is to analyse the effectiveness of multifunctional composites as intelligent structures to improve mechanical properties and activate additional nonstructural features. In order to investigate ... 
Design and Development of 75 mm FixedWing Nano Air Vehicle
(20180611)This thesis deals with the design and development of a 75 mm fixedwing nanoair vehicle (NAV). The NAV is designed to fit inside a cube with each side measuring 75 mm. The range and endurance of the NAV are 300 m and 23 ... 
Design And Development Of Diaphragmless Hypersonic Shock Tunnel
(20110316)The growing requirements to achieve hypersonic flights, as in the case of reentry vehicles, pose a serious challenge to the designers. This demands an understanding of the features of hypersonic flow and its effect on ... 
Design and Development of Piezoelectric Stack Actuated Trailing Edge Flap for Helicopter Vibration Reduction
(20180109)This research investigates onblade partial span active plain trailing edge flaps (TEFs)with an aim to alleviate the helicopter vibrations. Among all the available smart materials, piezoelectric stack actuator(PEA)has shown ... 
A Design Procedure for Flapping Wings Comprising Piezoelectric Actuators, Driver Circuit, and a Compliant Mechanism
(20180605)Flappingwing micro air vehicle (MAV) is an emerging microrobotic technology, which has several challenges toward its practical implementation. Inspired by insect flight, researchers have adopted biomimicking approach ... 
Design, Development And Flight Control Of Sapthami  A Fixed Wing Micro Air Vehicle
(20100921)Two micro air vehicles, namely Sapthami and Sapthamiflyer, are developed in this thesis. Their total weight is less than 200grams each. They ﬁt inside a 30cm and 32cm sphere respectively and carry the commercially available ... 
Determination Of Isopectral Rotating And NonRotating Beams
(20160427)In this work, rotating beams which are isospectral to nonrotating beams are studied. A rotating beam is isospectral to a nonrotating beam if both the beams have the same spectral properties i.e; both the beams have the ... 
Development and Application of Kinetic Meshless Methods for Euler Equations
(Indian Institute of Science, 20051017)Meshless methods are a relatively new class of schemes for the numerical solution of partial differential equations. Their special characteristic is that they do not require a mesh but only need a distribution of points ... 
Development And Design Optimization Of Laminated Composite Structures Using Failure Mechanism Based Failure Criterion
(20090427)In recent years, use of composites is increasing in most fields of engineering such as aerospace, automotive, civil construction, marine, prosthetics, etc., because of its light weight, very high specific strength and ... 
Development Of A New FiniteVolume Lattice Boltzmann Formulation And Studies On Benchmark Flows
(20110630)This thesis is concerned with the new formulation of a finitevolume lattice Boltzmann equation method and its implementation on unstructured meshes. The finitevolume discretization with a cellcentered tessellation is ... 
Development Of A Plume With OffSource Volumetric Heating
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Development Of Gyroless Attitude And Angular Rate Estimation For Satellites
(20110406)Studies aimed at the development of indigenous low cost star tracker and gyroless attitude and angular rate estimation is presented in the thesis. This study is required for the realization of low cost micro satellites. A ... 
Development of Novel Heat Transfer Gauges Based on Large Carbon Clusters to Measure Total as well as Radiative Heat Flux for Planetary Entry Configurations in Hypersonic Shock Tunnels
The quest of travelling beyond earth, preludes with ground based experimental studies, detailed analysis and accurate calculations in the aspects of having a safer design of flying vehicles. As the vehicles plunge into the ...