**Overview of Compliant Mechanisms; Mobility Analysis** |

Lecture 01 - Overview |

Lecture 02 - Spirit of Compliant Design |

Lecture 03 - A Glimpse of Applications |

Lecture 04 - Mobility and Degrees of Freedom in Compliant Mechanisms |

Lecture 05 - Maxwell's Rule and Grubler's Formula |

Lecture 06 - Using Compatibility and Force Equilibrium Matrices to Identify Degrees of Freedom and State of Self-stress in Trusses |

**Modeling of Flexures and Finite Element Analysis** |

Lecture 07 - Empirical Formula for Flexure Joints |

Lecture 08 - Types of Elastic Pairs (Flexures) |

Lecture 09 - Linear Finite Element Analysis of Compliant Mechanisms with Beam Elements |

Lecture 10 - A Compliant Mechanism Kit |

Lecture 11 - Linear and Non-linear Finite Element Analysis using Continuum Elements |

Lecture 12 - Subtleties in Finite Element Analysis: Geometric Nonlinearity and Contact |

**Large Displacement Analysis of a Cantilever Beam and Pseudo Rigid Body Modeling** |

Lecture 13 - Deformation of a Cantilever under a Tip-load, using Elliptic Integrals |

Lecture 14 - Elliptic Integrals and their Use in Elastic Analysis |

Lecture 15 - Frisch-Fays Approach to Large Deformation of Beam |

Lecture 16 - Burns-Crossleys Kinematic Model |

Lecture 17 - Howell-Midha's Elastic Model |

Lecture 18 - Pseudo Rigid-body (PRB) Modeling |

**Analysis and Synthesis using Pseudo Rigid-Body Models** |

Lecture 19 - Modeling a Partially Compliant Mechanism |

Lecture 20 - Kinematic Coefficients of a Four-bar Linkage with and without Springs |

Lecture 21 - Solving Equations of PRB Modeling and Comparing with Finite Element Analysis |

Lecture 22 - Loop-closure Equations for PRB Models of Compliant Mechanisms |

Lecture 23 - Burmester Theory for Compliant Mechanisms |

Lecture 24 - PRB based Synthesis Examples |

**Structural Optimization Approach to Design for Deflection** |

Lecture 25 - Structural Optimization Approach |

Lecture 26 - Early Works on Design for Compliance |

Lecture 27 - Design for Deflection of Trusses |

Lecture 28 - Design for Deflection of Beams and Frames |

Lecture 29 - Design of Elastic Continua for Desired Deflection |

Lecture 30 - Continuum Element-Based Topology Optimization of Compliant Mechanisms |

**Designing Compliant Mechanisms using Continuum Topology Optimization; Distributed Compliance** |

Lecture 31 - YinSyn; Synthesis of Non-linear Responses with Compliant Mechanisms |

Lecture 32 - Five Different Formulations for Compliant Mechanism and Design |

Lecture 33 - Distributed Compliance |

Lecture 34 - How to Achieve Distributed Compliance |

Lecture 35 - Shape Optimization |

Lecture 36 - Cam-flexure Clamp-case-study |

**Spring-lever and Spring-mass-lever Models for Compliant Mechanisms, and Selection Maps** |

Lecture 37 - Spring-lever Model for Compliant Mechanisms |

Lecture 38 - Feasibility Maps for Complaint Mechanism |

Lecture 39 - Selection of Compliant Mechanisms for Given User-specifications |

Lecture 40 - Two Case-studies using Feasibility Maps Technique |

Lecture 41 - Spring-mass-lever Model for Compliant Mechanisms for Dynamic Response |

Lecture 42 - Redesign of Compliant Mechanisms; MATLAB and Java Codes |

**Non-dimensional Analysis of Compliant Mechanisms and Kinetoelastic Maps** |

Lecture 43 - Non-Dimensional Analysis of Beams |

Lecture 44 - Deformation Index and Slenderness Ratio of Complaint Mechanisms |

Lecture 45 - Kinetoelastostatic Maps |

Lecture 46 - Designing with Kinetoelastic Maps |

Lecture 47 - Non-dimensionalization of Stress, Frequency, and Other Measures |

Lecture 48 - Designing Compliant Suspensions using Kinetoelastic Maps |

**Instant Center and Building-block Methods for Designing Compliant Mechanisms** |

Lecture 49 - Instant Center Method for Designing Compliant Mechanisms |

Lecture 50 - Stiffness and Compliance Ellipsoids |

Lecture 51 - Building Block Method of Designing Compliant Mechanisms |

Lecture 52 - Comparative Analysis of Different Methods for Designing Compliant Mechanisms |

Lecture 53 - Aspects of Mechanical Advantage of Compliant Mechanisms |

Lecture 54 - Mechanical Advantage of Rigid-body and Compliant Mechanisms |

**Bistable Compliant Mechanisms and Static Balancing of Compliant Mechanisms** |

Lecture 55 - Bistability in Elastic Systems |

Lecture 56 - Analysis of Bistable Arches |

Lecture 57 - Compliant Mechanisms with Bistable Arches |

Lecture 58 - Static Balancing and Zero-free-length Springs |

Lecture 59 - Static Balance of a Compliant Mechanism using a Linkage |

Lecture 60 - Static Balancing Method for Compliant Mechanisms |

**Compliant Mechanisms and Microsystems; Materials and Prototyping of Compliant Mechanisms** |

Lecture 61 - A catalogue of Compliant Mechanisms |

Lecture 62 - Compliant Suspension Mechanism in Microsystems (MEMS) |

Lecture 63 - Micromechanical Signal Processors using Compliant Mechanisms |

Lecture 64 - A Few Special Concepts of Compliant Mechanisms |

Lecture 65 - Materials and Prototyping of Compliant Mechanisms |

Lecture 66 - Summary of the Course |

**Six Case Studies of Compliant Mechanisms** |

Lecture 67 - Micromachined Accelerometers with Displacement-amplifying Compliant Mechanisms (DaCMs) |

Lecture 68 - Miniature Compliant Mechanisms as Cell-manipulation Tools |

Lecture 69 - Micronewton Force Sensor |

Lecture 70 - Compliant Tissue Cutting Mechanism |

Lecture 71 - A Compliant Pipe-crawling Robots |

Lecture 72 - A Compliant Easy-chair for the Elderly |