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  • Aerospace
  • Design / Development
  • Data Acquisition Software / Hardware Support
  • Testing
  • Transportation

This expert attended the University of Maryland at College Park and received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from that institution.

Senior Design Engineer, Product Development, Design Analysis Expert Consultant Resume
 

Areas of expertise of this consultant include industrial ground-based turbine combustion testing, performance verification, and sound (acoustic) and emissions requirement adherence. This expert also has experience in flight engine fuel distribution systems, commercial aircraft canopy mechanisms and landing gear system performance. Other areas of specialization for this expert are aluminum vehicle carrier railcar door design verification, brake system implementation, and large-assembly modeling implementation.

This consultant has experience in high-speed data acquisition, and creation of sampling programs to acquire high-sample rate data with buffer management. This expert also has experience in creation of post-processing routines to perform time-based data averaging and buffer error detection on large data sets.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates Inc.

Providing expertise in product development, design analysis, industrial ground-based turbine combustion testing, performance verification, data acquisition, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.

 

Senior Design Engineer, product design and development firm

Has provided design engineering expertise relative to the following: Industrial Ground-Based Turbine: Combustion Testing. Designed combustion test rig and combustion hardware to meet strict sound (acoustic) and emissions requirements. Wrote data acquisition and rig control software for real time high speed thermal, acoustic and vibratory data acquisition. Integrated computer-controlled exhaust probe traverse. Installed instrumentation, assembled and tested combustion hardware. Oversaw the assembly and alignment of all components of the test rig. Industrial Ground-Based Turbine: Performance Verification. Wrote data acquisition software and performed in-engine testing of instrumented transition pieces and vanes. Wrote data acquisition software for and performed modal-response testing of transition pieces and blades. Performed air and water-flow testing of transition pieces and blades. High-Speed Data Acquisition: Created sampling program to acquire high-sample rate data with buffer management. Created post-processing routines to perform time-based data averaging and buffer error detection on large data sets. Flight Engine: Created fuel distribution system. Performed modal analysis of fuel tubes. Created liner attachments. Performed thermal and structural analysis on liner hangers. Created nozzle seal and flap. Created composite plies. Created kinematic attachment hardware. Commercial Aircraft: Created moving canopy opening mechanisms. Analyzed landing gear system performance. Created canopy latching mechanisms. Analyzed kinematic operating loads and operator force requirements. Created composite ply layups and analyzed conventional and composite material performance. Vectoring Exhaust Nozzle: Analyzed test stand kinematic joint loads and motion analysis. Performed time-based and force-based analysis to determine actuator requirements and component loads. Updated test stand to increase stiffness and ease assembly. Aluminum Vehicle Carrier Railcar. Performed door design verification, brake system implementation, and large-assembly modeling implementation.

 

Internal Consultant, Machine Tool Design Company

Provided hardware and software support for PTC's Pro/Engineer Suite. Assisted in software use, implemented alternate techniques for more effective use. Experienced in large assembly, top-down, and generative model design, as well as document best practices. Created and conducted training seminars, coordinated external training. Selected, benchmarked, and setup hardware solutions. Installed and configured software. Created configuration and template files. Served as chair of internal users group. Automated overnight PDM database reporting, generation of inter-departmental deliverables, and e-mailed summary reports. Created local database GUI and logic for managing part design relationships across disparate product databases prior to enterprise PDM integration.

 

Mechanical Engineer, Commercial Barcode Scanning Equipment Company

Ergonomic handable scanner. Performed customer surveys, integrated industrial design, early involvement with customers, vendors, and manufacturing. Designed enclosure, cabling, stand, and labels. Interfaced with PCB electronics packaging. Analyzed stress and deformations. Scanning Module Implementation. Retro-fitted existing designs with new scanning modules. Reduced part counts, product and assembly costs. Package Sorter. Redesigned delivery service sorting hardware for rotomold construction.

 

National Science Foundation Scholar, UMCP, Civil Engineering Dept.

Created and taught experiments demonstrating engineering principles.

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