NaCoMM 2011 is the 15th in the series of biennial conferences organised under the aegis of AMM. The conference aims at bringing together researchers, industry experts and students interested in various aspects of design and analysis of machines and mechanisms. This year the conference starts with a one-day workshop, focussing on the kinematics of mechanisms and robot manipulators. The conference proper would consist of regular paper and poster presentations, and special talks by experts. Selected papers from the conference would be published in the IFToMM's scientific journal, Mechanism and Machine Theory. Also included in the conference is the Students' Mechanism Design contest, an event that became part of NaCoMM in 2009.
About Association for Machines and Mechanism and IFToMM
The Association for Machines and Mechanism, India, is the national affiliate of IFToMM, an international body of about fifty member nations. India was one of the thirteen founder members when IFToMM came into being in the year 1969. The national body of AMM was founded in 1984. The main objective of AMM is to contribute to mechanical design at all levels starting from academic research to industrial initiatives, thereby enhancing the quality and reliability of indigenous machines. With this in view, AMM organises the National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms, NaCoMM, and the workshop, Industrial Problems on Machines and Mechanisms, IPRoMM, regularly.
The details of the conference programme would be posted on this page as and when available. The following have been decided as of now:
Kinematics workshop: November 30, 2011.
K. Lakshminaraya Memorial Lecture, by
Prof. Ashitava Ghosal,
Department of Mechanical Engineering & CPDM
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India,
B. M. Belgaumkar Memorial Lecture, by
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andrés Kecskeméthy,
Chair of Mechanics and Robotics,
University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany,