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 Midha, Ashok
 PROFESSOR
 Mechanical & Aerospace Engin
 
 186 Toomey Hall
 ROLLA, MO 65409
 573/341-4298
  midha@mst.edu

Mech Eng 5704: Compliant Mechanism Design

Introduction to compliant mechanisms; review of rigid-body mechanism analysis and synthesis methods; synthesis of planar mechanisms with force/energy constraints using graphical and analytical methods; pseudo-rigid-body models; force-deflection relationships; compliant mechanism synthesis methods; and special topics, e.g. bistable mechanisms, constant-force mechanisms, parallel mechanisms, and chain algorithm in design. Emphasis will be on applying the assimilated knowledge through a project on compliant mechanisms design.
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MechEng5704-Introduction
MechEng5704-Course Outline
MechEng5704-Course Coverage 


Time/Day: 10:00 am - 10:50 am MWF
Prerequisites: : Mech Eng 3313, Civ Eng 2210.
Units: 3
Course Component(s): Lecture

Books:

Compliant Mechanisms, L.L. Howell, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, NY, 2001
IgniteRollaPresentation  This invited presentation was made at the 2016 S&T Council of Graduate Students (CGS) sponsored Ignite Rolla event, with the theme: Breaking Barriers.  I will use this during the first lecture.


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Distance Education Internet OPEN 71946 1DIS

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