Publications

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Book Chapter/ Edited Book



1)

Bandyopadhyay, S.(2012), 
Lagrangian Dynamics of Manipulators, in Service Robots and Robotics: Design and Application,

Editor: Marco Ceccarelli, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-0291-5.ch005, ISBN13: 9781466602915, pp. 78-91.
2)

Bandyopadhyay, S., Saravana Kumar G., and Palaniappan Ramu (2011), Machines and Mechanisms, ISBN: 978-81-8487-192-0.

Journal Papers



1)

Bandyopadhyay, S., Ghosal, A. and Ravani, B. (2002), 
A differential geometric method for kinematic analysis of two- and three-degree-of-freedom rigid body motions
, 
Mechanics of Structures and Machines 30(3), pp. 279-307.
2)

Bandyopadhyay, S. and Ghosal, A. (2004), 
Analysis of configuration space singularities of closed loop mechanisms and parallel manipulators, 
Mechanism and Machine Theory
 39(5), pp. 519-544.
doi:10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2003.08.003    
3)

Bandyopadhyay, S. and Ghosal, A. (2004), 
Analytical determination of principal twists in serial, parallel and hybrid manipulators using dual number algebra, 
Mechanism and Machine Theory 39(12), pp. 1289-1305.
doi:10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2004.05.017    
4)

Bandyopadhyay, S. and Ghosal, A. (2006), 
Geometric characterization and parametric representation of the singularity manifold of a 6-6 Stewart platform manipulator, 
Mechanism and Machine Theory 41(9), pp. 1377-1400.
doi:10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2005.12.006    
5)

Bandyopadhyay, S. and Ghosal, A. (2008), 
An algebraic formulation of kinematic isotropy and design of isotropic 6-6 Stewart platform, 
Mechanism and Machine Theory 43(5), pp. 591-616.
doi:10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2007.05.003    
6)   Bandyopadhyay, S. and Ghosal, A. (2008), 
An eigenproblem approach to classical screw theory, 
Mechanism and Machine Theory (2008) 44(6), pp. 1256-1269.
doi:10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2008.07.006
7)   Bandyopadhyay, S. and Ghosal, A. (2009), 
An algebraic formulation of static isotropy and design of statically isotropic 6–6 Stewart platform manipulators, 
Mechanism and Machine Theory (2009) 44(7), pp. 
1360-1370.
doi:10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2008.11.002   
8)   Srivatsan, R. A., and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2012), 
On the position kinematic analysis of MaPaMan: a reconfigurable three-degrees-of-freedom spatial parallel manipulator, 
accepted for publication in Mechanism and Machine Theory.
9)   Srivatsan, R. A., Bandyopadhyay, S. and Ghosal, A. (2012), 
Analysis of the degrees-of-freedom of spatial parallel manipulators in regular and singular configurations, under review.


Conference Presentations



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1)

Bandyopadhyay, S. and Ghosal, A. (2001), 
Analysis of finite self motion and finite dwell in closed loop mechanisms and parallel manipulators, 
Proceedings of ASME DETC/DAC'01, Pittsburg, USA.
2)

Bandyopadhyay, S. and Ghosal, A. (2003), 
Analytical determination of principal twists and singular directions in robot manipulators, 
Proceedings of the ASME DETC/DAC'03, Chicago, USA.
3)

Bandyopadhyay, S. and Ghosal, A. (2003), 
Analytical determination of principal twists in serial, parallel and hybrid manipulators using dual number algebra, 
Proceedings of the NaCoMM'03, Delhi, India (forwarded to Mechanism and Machine Theory).
4)

Bandyopadhyay, S. and Ghosal, A. (2007), 
An algebraic formulation of exact force-, moment-isotropy in spatial parallel manipulators, 
Proceedings of the IFToMM 2007 World Congress, Besancon, France.
5)   Bandyopadhyay, S. and Ghosal, A. (2007), 
Classical screw theory: a fresh look using the dual eigenproblem approach, 
Proceedings of the NaCoMM'07, Bangalore, India.
6)    Bandyopadhyay, S. and Ghosal, A. (2008),  
A new characterisation of spatial manipulators based on their instantaneous degrees-of-freedom,
Proceedings of the ICICAME'08, Bangalore, India.
7)    Jagannath, M. and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2009), 
A new approach towards the synthesis of six-bar double dwell mechanisms,
Proceedings of the 
5th International Workshop on Computational Kinematics, May 06-08, 2009, Duisburg, Germany.
8)   Bandyopadhyay, S. (2009), 
A novel characterisation of spatial manipulators based on their degrees-of-freedom,
Proceedings of the 
2009 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, July 14-17, 2009, Singapore
9)   Bandyopadhyay, S. (2009), 
 Verification of the trajectories of Stewart platform manipulators against singularities,
Proceedings of the 14th. national Conference on Machines and Mechanisms 
2009 (NaCoMM 2009), December 17-18, 2009, Durgapur, India
10)   Arikere A., Saravana Kumar G., and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2010), 
 Optimisation of Double Wishbone Suspension System Using Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm, 
Proceedings of the International Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning
, December 01-04, 2010, at Kanpur India.
11)   Nasa C. and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2011),
Trajectory-tracking control of a planar 3-RRR parallel manipulator with singularity avoidance, 
Proceedings of the 13th World Congress in Mechanism and Machine Science, June 19-23, 2011 at Guanajuato, Mexico.
12)   Sekhar A. C., Bandyopadhyay, S., and Ghosal A. (2011),
Partitioning instantaneous degrees-of-freedom and its application to three-degrees-of-freedom parallel manipulators, 
Proceedings of the 13th World Congress in Mechanism and Machine Science, , June 19-23, 2011 at Guanajuato, Mexico.
13)   Soni A., Ramanathan M., and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2011), 
Adjustable Hand-cranked Tricycle for Mobility Disabled,  
Proceedings of the 15th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms (NaCoMM 2011), November 30-December 02, 2011, at Chennai, India.
14)   Agarwal A., Nasa C., and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2011), 
Dual-loop Control for Backlash Correction in Trajectory-tracking of a Planar 3-RRR Manipulator,  
Proceedings of the 15th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms (NaCoMM 2011), November 30-December 02, 2011, at Chennai, India.
15)   Nagarajan A. and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2011), 
A Framework for Analysis and Dynamic Visualisation of Mechanisms, 
Proceedings of the 15th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms (NaCoMM 2011), November 30-December 02, 2011, at Chennai, India.
16)   Anwar S. and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2011) 
Trajectory-tracking Control of Semi-Regular Stewart Platform Manipulator, 
Proceedings of the 15th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms (NaCoMM 2011), November 30-December 02, 2011, at Chennai, India.
17)   Shanker V. and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2012), 
Singular Manifold of the General Hexagonal Stewart Platform Manipulator, 
Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Advances in Robot Kinematics (ARK 2012), June 24-28, 2012, at Innsbruck, Austria.
18)   Badduri J., Srivatsan R. A., Kumar G. S., and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2012),  
Coupler-curve synthesis of a planar four-bar mechanism using a genetic algorithm based optimisation method, 
accepted for presentation in the “Ninth International Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning (SEAL'2012)”, December 16-19, 2012 at Hanoi, Vietnam.
19)   Kannapan D., Mahindrakar A. D.,  and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2013),  
Quaternion-based backstepping for line-of-sight tracking of satellites using only magnetorquers",                                                  accepted for presentation in the “
23rd AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Kauai, Hawaii”, February 10-14, 2013 at Kauai, Hawaii.

 

Patents



1)

Bandyopadhyay S., Srivatsan R. A. and Mehta T. (2012)
A reconfigurable parallel manipulator
Indian Patent Application No. 3277/CHE/2012.
2)

 Soni A., Ramanathan M. and Bandyopadhyay S. (2012)
An improved design for the manually operated tricycle for the physically challenged

Indian Patent Application No. 613/CHE/2012
3)

Tilove R.B. and Bandyopadhyay S. (2011)
Apparatus and method of automated manufacturing
U.S. Patent 7,974,737.
4)

Srivatsan R. A., Gawali B., Rampal H., Mehta K., Bandyopadhyay S. and Kumar G. S. (2010)
Pageflipper: A device to automatically flip pages of a book without use of hands
Indian Patent Application No. 2597/CHE/2010.
5)

Bandyopadhyay S. and Gupta A. (2010)
PLANIFICATION DE TRAJET À MULTIPLES OBJECTIFS DE ROBOTS DE SOUDAGE AVEC SÉQUENCEMENT AUTOMATIQUE

Worldwide Patent WO/2010/051,381.
6)

Tilove R. B., Shastry G., Bandyopadhyay S., Gupta A. and Hunsur N. (2008)
Method and system for automated selection of a set of candidate weldguns including orientations of the selected guns

U.S. Patent Application No. 12/040,192.
7)

Bandyopadhyay S., Balaji T. and Shenoy V. (2008), A hands-free device for enabling the disabled to turn the pages of a book while reading , Indian Patent Application No. 1390/CHE/08.
8)

Bandyopadhyay S., Arjun N. and Srinidhi K. (2008)
A device for facilitating the use of Braille by the visually disabled
Indian Patent Application 1391/CHE/08.
9)

Bandyopadhyay S. and Gupta A. (2007)
Multi-goal path planning of welding robots with automatic sequencing
U.S. Patent Application 12/262,918.