Sponsor: Metal Box (India) Ltd.
Duration : 1974, Funding : Rs. 25,000.00
Title : Computer-aided Cam Design. (with Professor J Chakraborty)
 

Sponsor: Redactron Corporation, USA
Duration : 1976 - 77, Funding : $ 50,000.00
Title : Kinematic and Dynamic Analysis of a Daisy-type Typewriter and a Ball-type Typewriter (with Professor George N Sandor)

 
Sponsor: Burroughs Corporation, USA
Duration : 1997 - 78, Funding : $ 30,000.00
Title : Platen Linkage Design for Burroughs MICR Imprinter, (with Professor George N Sandor)
 

Sponsor: Telco, Pune and Jamshedpur (1980-87)
Duration : 1980-87, Funding : Rs. 5,00,000.00
Title: The leading automotive company in India, Tata Engineering and Locomotive Co Ltd (Telco), Pune and Jamshedpur had retained Dr S G Dhande as a Retainer Consultant from July 1980 till December 1986. Dr Dhande is still associated with Telco on a per call basis.The objective of his assignment is to develop the activities of CAD/CAM and computer graphics in all the divisions of Telco, Pune and Jamshedpur, viz. Machine Tool Division, Press Tool Division, Materials Handling Division, Engineering Research Center, Management Services Division, Manpower Development Division and some other departments. Over the past six years, Dr Dhande had interacted closely with the design engineers and managers of these divisions so as to initiate and guide several CAD/CAM projects. The efforts have finally culminated in establishing CAD Centers at Pune as well as at Jamshedpur plants of Telco. Dr Dhande also conducted a series of courses for the executives, managers and engineers of Telco. The projects guided at Telco are as follows -

  • Compuetraided Design of Electrical Control Ladder Circuits for Special-purpose Machine Tools,
  • Machine Tool Division, Telco, Pune, 1980-82.
  • Computer-aided, Interactive Graphical Design of Machine Tool Gear Boxes,
  • Machine Tool Division, Telco, Pune, 1980-82.
  • Design and Development of Transition Sections - A CAD Approach,
  • Materials Handling Division, Telco, Pune, 1981-82.
  • Intersection and Development of Ducting Joints - A CAD Package Development,
  • Materials Handling Division, Telco, Pune, 1982-83.
  • Optimal Blank Layout for Sheet Metal Components,
  • Press Tool Division, Telco, Pune, 1982.
  • Design of Free-form Surfaces for Vehicle Cab Components & Template Design and Manufacture Using Spline Theory,
  • Press Tool Division, Telco, Pune, 1981-84.
  • Kinematic Analysis of the Entire Steering System of a Vehicle,
  • Engineering Research Center, Telco, Jamshedpur and Pune, 1983-85.
  • Design of Blank Development Algorithms for Sheet Metal Components,
  • Press Tool Division, Telco, Jamshedpur, 1983.
  • Kinematic and Dynamic Analysis of a Hydraulic Excavator Linkage,
  • Engineering Research Center, Telco, Jamshedpur, 1982-83.
  • Kinematic & Dynamic Analysis of a Scissor-type Table-lift Mechamism,
  • Materials Handling Division, Telco, Pune, 1983.
  • Dynamic Analysis of an Overhead Conveyor System - A CAD Approach,
  • Materials Handling Division, Telco, Pune, 1983.
  • Rigidity and Stress Analysis of the C-frame of a Hydaulic Press,
  • Materials Handling Division, Telco, Jamshedpur, 1982-83.
  • Design of an E.O.T. Crane Girder - A CAD Approach,
  • Materials Handling Division, Telco, Jamshedpur, 1983-84.
  • Rigidity Analysis of a Machine Tool Column,
  • Machine Tool Division, Telco, Pune, 1983-84.

Selection and Evaluation of a CAD/CAM System,
Management Services Division, Telco, Pune, 185-86.

Sponsor: Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Bombay
Duration : 1982, Funding : Rs. 15,000.00
Title: Design and Development of a Contour Plotting Package for Post-processing of a Flow Analysis Program.

Sponsor: Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd., Bhopal
Duration : 1982-84, Funding : Rs. 2,00,000.00
Title: Development of a Graphics Package for the Display of Transformer Tanks and Piping Networks. A graphics database was created for storing and retrieving the component and assembly drawings of the transformer tankassemblies and coolent oil piping subassemblies of BHEL equipment.

Sponsor: Tool Room Division, Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co Pvt Ltd, Bombay
Duration: 1984, Funding : Rs. 50,000.00
Title: Design and Development of a Set of Programs for Component Definition, Blank Development and Optimal Blank Layout of Sheet Metal Components for Progressive Dies.

Sponsor: Bharat Heavy Plates and Vessels Ltd, Visakhapatnam
Duration : 1986, Funding : Rs. 10,000.00
Title: Evaluation and Recommendation of a CAD System for Mechanical Design Applications.

Sponsor: Railway Design & Standardization Organization, Lucknow
Duration : 1987-88, Funding : Rs. 1,00,000.00
Title : Design Analysis of BOXN-type Structures of Wagons and Axles. As a part of the project activities, some engineers of RDSO were trained at CAD Project, I I T Kanpur.

Sponsor: U.P. State Electricity Board, Lucknow
Duration : 1987 - 88, Funding : Rs. 50,000.00
Title : Generation of a cartographic database of the U P power grid map using the DOGS CAD software. As a part of the project activities, some engineers of UPSEB were trained at CAD project, I I T Kanpur.

Sponsor: Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, Pune
Duration : 1988, Funding : Rs. 20,000.00
Title : Software Development and Marketing in India for CAD/CAM.

Sponsor: Windward International Corporation, Wytheville, Virginia
Duration: 1988 - 1990 , Funding: $ 50,000.00
Title: Computer Aided Design of Extruder Screws

Sponsor: Babcock & Wilcox SPIC Division, Lynchburg
Duration: 1989 - 90, Funding: $ 45,000.00
Title: Conceptual Design of a Limited Access Workspace Robot (PI - Prof C F Reinholtz)

Sponsor: Eastman Kodak Corporation, Tennessee
Duration: 1989 - 1990, Funding: $ 25,000.00
Title: Design and Development of a Crimping Machine

Sponsor: Nautilus Corporation, Independence, Virginia
Duration: 1990 - 1991, Funding: $ 35,000.00
Title: Design and Development of a Wrapping Cam Mechanism (PI - Prof C F Reinholtz)

Sponsor: Defence Material & Stores Research & Development Establishment, Kanpur
Duration: 1992-1993, Funding: Rs. 50,000.00
Title: Computer Aided Solid Modeling of Components of a Suspension System

Sponsor: Defence Material & Stores Research & Development Establishment, Kanpur
Duration: 1993-1994, Funding: Rs. 95,000.00
Title: Computer Aided Design Analyis of a Rifle Handguard ( with Prof K Muralidhar)

Sponsor: Windward International and Buss Corporation, USA, Singapore and Switzerland
Duration: 1991- 1997, Funding: $ 40,000.00
Title:Ü¥e

Sponsor: Square D Corporation, Chennai
Duration: 1993 , Funding: Rs. 20,000.00 (with Dr. K Deb)
Title: Development of a CAD Software Development Proposal for Machine Element Components

Sponsor: Singhasini Heavy Machines and Chemical Plants (India) Ltd., Kanpur
Duration: 1995, Funding: Rs. 20,000.00
Title: Development of Design Methodology and CAD Software for Industrial Centrifugal Blowers

Sponsor: Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., Lucknow
Duration: 1993 - 1995, Funding: Rs. 900,000.00
Title: Computer Aided Engineering Analysis of Hydraulic Components and Systems of Aircraft Engine Controls.

Sponsor: Aeronautical Development Agency, Bangalore
Duration: 1996-97, Funding: Rs. 50,000.00
Title: Cutpiece Feature Extraction and Profile Analysis for AUTOLAY.

Sponsor: Tata Steel Co., TISCO, Jamshedpur
Duration: 1996-1998, Funding: Rs. 275,000.00
Title: Development of Software for Intersection, Development and Nesting of Sheet Metal Components

Sponsor: LML Limited, Kanpur
Duration: 1998 - 1999, Funding: Rs. 1,000,000.00
Title: Rapid Prototyping and Tooling of Two Wheeler Models.

Sponsor: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Korwa
Duration: 1998 1999, Funding: Rs. 3,75,000.00
Title: CAD Analysis of Flight Data Recorder System

Sponsor: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Korwa
Duration: 1998 1999, Funding: Rs. 52,000.00
Title: Rapid Tooling (SVC) For Aircraft Instrumentation Components

Sponsor: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Korwa
Duration: 1998 1999, Funding: Rs. 40,000.00
Title: Reverse Engineering of Aircraft Instrument Components

Sponsor: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Bhopal
Duration: 1998 1999, Funding: Rs. 10,50,000.00
Title: Rapid Prototyping and Tooling of Pelton Wheel Buckets

Sponsor: Scooters India Limited, Lucknow (with Prof. N. S. Vyas)
Duration: 1998, Funding : Rs. 27,000.00
Title: Verification and Calibration of Vibration Instruments.

Sponsor: Scooter India ltd.
Duration: 1998, Funding: Rs.27000.00.
Title: Instrumentation Design of Scooter India Ltd.

Sponsor: HOPE.
Duration: 1998, Funding: Rs. 185000.00.
Title: Topology Optimization.

Sponsor: Shekhar Software Pvt. Ltd. Kanpur.
Duration: 1998-99, Funding: Rs. 400000.00.
Title: Computer Aided Design And CNC Code Generation of Shoe Soles and other Footware Components.

Sponsor: Geometric Software Pune.
Duration: 2000, Funding: Rs. 90000.00.
Title: Development of Software for Diagnostics of Triangulation