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Intern/ CAE Analyst01/2014 to CurrentRoush Industries
Application of Finite Element Method in Automotive Design.
The course aims at introduction to finite element stiffness method, potential energy approach, truss equations, beam equations, modal analysis, plain stress, and plain strain equations, isoparametric formulation, fatigue analysis, higher order interpolation for 3-D stress analysis.
Comparative study of the theoretical calculations to the FEA results from HyperMesh pre-processor and Radioss and Abaqus solvers.
Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis Finite element theory in linear static analysis is reviewed.
The course discusses modeling of material and geometrical nonlinearities in static and dynamic conditions.
Commercial FEA codes are to be used for assignments.
Understanding of the fundamentals of nonlinear finite element analysis and differences of linear FEA and nonlinear FEA Graduate study projects Calculating stress intensity factor using FEA tools.
The project aims at calculation of stress intensity factor at crack tip of a circular hole in a rectangular plate.
A comparative study was conducted using the results from the finite element analysis with high element density around the crack tip ,with respect to crack width, crack length, crack tip angle variation of mesh density.
The stress intensity is calculated at the next three nodes after the crack tip on crack face, which are used to extrapolate the stress intensity factor at the tip as the finite element method generates an artificially high stress at the crack tip due to change in geometry.
Study of various element types and the utilization.
Study of behavior of 2-D, 3-D Bar elements ,1st order 2nd order Shell elements, Fully ,Reduced and Incompatible 3D elements under cantilever loading condition with the same dimensions.
A comparative study of theoretical values of bending slope 'y' and bending stress with respect to the results from various elements from finite element method was studied to suggest the better suited element for bending behavior.
Finite element Modal Analysis of an automotive chassis A modal analysis is carried out on an automobile chassis to increase in the 1st mode frequency by more than 1 Hz without careful inspection is done with the help of various iterations with reducing the thickness of various pillars and cross members without compromising static stability of the model while reducing the weight and strain energy density.
Finite element structural static nonlinear analysis of steering wheel.
A nonlinear analysis of the steering wheel is done using HyperMesh preprocessor and Abaqus solver.
The project aims at studying the nonlinear behavior of the steering wheel assembly wherein the steering column and the spokes are represented using beam sections and the rbe3 connections are used to join various sections of the steering wheel in order to transfer force and moments.
The stress vs.
time and stress vs.
displacement are plotted to check the stress variation for nonlinear material behavior.
Calculation of bending and torsion stiffness of the automotive chassis member.
Finite element NVH analysis of an automotive chassis is carried out with constraining the shock tower rings of the chassis using rbe2 connections and loading at the right and left rocker at the H-points for calculation of bending stiffness and the front shock tower section are subjected a couple force to calculate torsion stiffness of the member along with the stiffness the modes of vibrations under the applied loading conditions were observed.
Matlab code development for comparison of solution for 1-D heat equation.
Generation of Matlab code for solving a given 1-D heat equation such that the root mean square of the error term the lesser than equals to 1e-3 times of the max error.
Comparison of the results with the exact solution to study the deviation of the finite difference scheme from the actual solution and to study the stability of the scheme for the given initial and boundary conditions.
Nonlinear analysis on EBT and TBT beam elements.
Understanding the difference in the formulation of EBT and TBT beams.
Abaqus EBT and TBT elements were used for performing the analysis.
Max deflection was plotted to understand the behavior of the beams.
Pinned-pinned and clamped-clamped boundary was applied with a UDL load.
Nonlinear geometric analysis on a thin plate.
Thin plate with fixed boundaries on the edges and symmetric boundary at the center lines was created in Abaqus using S4, S4R and S4R5.
A pressure load was applied on the plate.
deflection plots were created comparing the element types and linear and nonlinear response of the same element.
The project aims at understanding the difference between linear and nonlinear geometric analysis and difference in formulation of shell element types.
Undergraduate study projects Design and Analysis of 500 kg Payload Pendulum type Shock Test Machine Design and development of an indigenous pendulum type shock test machine for payloads of 500kg.
The test machine is designed to carry out the real time shock testing on the airborne components under various shock loads in order to study the behavior of the components under various shock loads.
An anvil which can hold the payload of 500kg with a safety factor of 1.5 under dynamic loading conditions was designed using FEA tools.
Hence studying the static and dynamic behavior of entire assembly.
Structural analysis of the I.C.
engine piston through Ansys.
A study on IC engine piston is done using a quarter symmetry models.
The static behavior of the member under the given loading condition with three different materials is studied.
Hence recommending the appropriate material to be used for pistons with various load capabilities.
Abilities - Smart working, Adaptability, Good managerial skills, willingness to learn, team facilitator and hard worker.
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Graduate Student Research Assistant01/2013 to 12/2013University of Michigan
Creating FEA models for the vehicle shock tower sub-structure and assembly representing contacts, welds, bolts, rivet joints and loading conditions using HyperMesh preprocessor.
Developing different techniques in FEA to represent friction stir linear weld and self-piercing rivet.
Review results of the magnesium alloy shock tower sub-structure model and sensitivity study of the loading modes.
Structural analysis of magnesium shock-tower assembly with friction stir linear weld only and self-piercing rivet only, to find the high stress locations and stress contour on the base material and the joint area.
Performing constant amplitude loading analysis in FEA at the test loading conditions for different material combinations under friction stir linear weld only and self piercing rivet only Development of SN curves for material database generation in nCode DesignLife using structural stress method.
Life prediction of shock tower assembled with friction stir linear weld only and self-piercing rivet only with the SN curves from structural stress method using nCode DesignLife at the testing conditions and correlate the results.
Tutor and Project handler01/2011 to 05/2012Engineers Cadd Centre Ltd, OCT
Tutoring Ansys-multiphysics, Solidworks,.
Developing and assisting projects from undergraduate students in fields of interest.
Engineer10/2009 to 05/2011
Design of pneumatic components of airborne vehicle; including but not limited various models of servo housing; mechanical linear, rotary and electromechanical actuators, for cost, size& weight optimization depending upon the load carrying capacity and the space available at the place of utilization.
Validating all CAD drawings in order to check manufacturing limitations, issues available jigs and assembling the parts.
Performed various analyses including but not limited to Structural, Electromagnetic and Vibration analysis of various components and different parts of control housing under constant and variable loading in order to check the structural stability and various parameters to be within the limits.
Operation of CAD & Gear Profile measuring CMM machine - Calibration of probes, Component measuring:-measuring CAD profiles of various components and inspecting the tolerance levels & Inspection of gear teeth profile and compare with the theoretical profile sketches.
Bachelors: Mechanical Engineering1 2009Jawaharlal Nehru Technological UniversityHyderabad, IndiaMechanical Engineering Fracture And Fatigue Consideration In Design
A comprehensive review of fracture and fatigue processes in engineering material with emphasis on mechanics instead of mechanisms of failure. Design methodology based on fracture toughness and fatigue crack propagation is presented.
Automotive Power trains.
This course covers the topics of engine matching, transmission functions and structures, manual transmission design and analysis, transmission components design, vehicle performance modeling and analysis, torque converter and friction elements in automatic transmissions, transmission gear design, planetary gear trains, torque and ratio analysis of automatic transmissions. The objective of the course is to provide students a general introduction to vehicle power train systems and the fundamentals in transmission components design and analysis.
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