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Mechanical Engineer Product Development

Location:
Arlington, Texas, United States
Posted:
May 31, 2017

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SWAPNIL SUBHASH HAREL

*** * ****** **, *** ***, Arlington, TX 76013

Email: ac0kvq@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: +1(682) *** ****

SUMMARY

* ***** ** ********** *** Research experience in Product Development, Durability Testing, CAE- Optimization, Validation & Quality Assurance.

Practical experience with problem-solving and process improvement techniques such as Root Cause Analysis, Analytical Troubleshooting, Control Plans, and Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA).

Highly skilled in 2D/3D CAD, FEA & Structural Optimization using various design & analysis Software.

Interested in seeking a full-time opportunity as a Mechanical Engineer.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Software: CAD: Solidworks, NX, CATIA V5, Team Center PLM, AutoCAD, Inventor, Creo (Pro-E)

Analysis: ANSYS, HyperMesh, Abaqus, Solidworks Simulation Xpress, Optistruct, NASTRAN, ABAQUS

Languages: Matlab, Mathematica, MS Office Suite 2013

Machines: Arc Welding, Lathe, Drilling, Grinding, Laser Cutting, 3D Printing

Tools: CAE, APQP, DFMEA, PFMEA, Six Sigma, GD&T, Stacks, Tolerance Analysis, Autodesk (Sketchbook, Publisher), knowledge of standards ASME B31.3, ANSI, ASTM, API, ISO/TS 16949

Soft Skills: Strong written and verbal communication skill, Technical Reporting, Analytical Skill

EDUCATION

Master of Science (MS) in Mechanical Engineering, GPA: 3.75/4.0 Jan 2015 – May 2017

The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA

Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Mechanical, GPA: 3.5/4.0 Aug 2009 – Aug 2013

Dr. Babashaheb Ambedkar Technological University, MH, India

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

University of Texas at Arlington Sept 2015 – May 2017

Graduate Research Assistant, Arlington, TX, USA

Directed product design and development of absorbers from concept design to prototype manufacturing.

Developed CAD models for structures like Aircraft wing, Rotatory Machines, Bridges, Buildings.

Performed Modal analysis, harmonic response and frequency response analysis of the systems

Conduct FEA and Optimization simulations on Optistruct and ABAQUS to develop an optimal product.

Achieved weight reduction of 58% in vibration absorbers using topology optimization.

Fabricated the prototype of an absorber cell using 3D printing technique.

Presented product plans, designs, test and validation results for perspective applications.

John Deere May 2012 – Jan 2015

Mechanical Design Engineer, Pune, MH, India

Performed extensive linear & non-linear FEA analysis using HyperMesh, Optistruct, ABAQUS and NASTRAN

Hands on experience in structural analysis of CAB, driveline components and other part/ assembly (plastic fuel tank, cooling package, power train, brake paddles and rear and front axels etc.)

Assisted various Product Development(PDP) and Continuous Improvement (CI) projects to positive end.

Conducted Vibration analysis, Fatigue/ Fracture & life cycle assessment of parts/ assemblies.

Executed failure analysis and root cause analysis to solve design and manufacturing related issues of product and process using Design of Assembly (DFA) and Design for manufacturing (DFM) principles.

Assisted in documentations of DOE, DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, Control Plans & SOP.

Proficient in reviewing the post-processed FEA results and provide necessary recommendation

Mercedes-Benz May 2015 – Sep 2015

Quality Intern, Pune, MH, India

Maintain accurate records such as updated project drawings and documentation.

Worked in a cross- functional team on QM-Release of SKD startup of C-117 (Mercedes Benz CLA class)

Continuous Improvement Work (CIW) - Development of Direct Material Supplier Quality Dashboard.

Time and motion study of receiving inspection process and proposals for process improvement based on Lean Principles like 5-S, Kaizen and Six-Sigma Methodology (DMAIC).

Prepare Bill of Materials (BoM) and verified parts and assembly design specification.

Assisted audit processes, data analysis, new product testing, process and product improvement.

Detailed oriented time and Motion study of processes on assembly line including BWI .

Worked in a team to conduct facility audit of W166 and X 166 (Mercedes-Benz GL and ML class)

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Frequency Tuning of Vibration Absorbers Using Topology Optimization, Guide: Prof. Robert Taylor, Sep 2015- May 2017

Conduct Multidisciplinary Optimization to design vibration absorber cells to obtain 60% weight reduction.

Performed static and dynamic analysis on the absorber and target structures using Optistruct and ABAQUS

Developed a CAD model and manufactured using 3D printing Technology.

Design and Manufacturing of Automobile Chassis, Chassis Lead, FSAE, Jan 2015 – Dec 2016

Designed space frame chassis for optimum stiffness using SOLIDWORKS for Formula student competition.

Calculated optimum stiffness by simulating for condition like acceleration, cornering, braking, cornering

with breaking on ANSYS and other tools.

Validated calculations and simulation results by static and dynamic testing.

Fluid flow and Heat transfer characteristics of cross cut Heat Sinks, Jan 2016 – May 2016

Compared four different types of heat sinks for their heat transfer and fluid flow characteristics.

Calculated performance parameters such as pressure drop, pumping power and thermal resistance for varying inlet conditions using ANSYS Fluent.

Weight optimization of Dome Structure using MATLAB and ANSYS integration, Aug 2015 – Dec 2015

Weight optimization of dome structure under various loading conditions like dead load, wind load, snow load and thermal load.

Dome structure was modeled using Solidworks, ANSYS APDL was used to calculate elemental stresses and nodal displacements and a MATLAB function called Fmincon is used to optimize the weight reduction.

Weight reduction of 28% was achieved for maximum loading condition.

A concept design of Launch Support Attachment Bracket for Atlas V Rocket using Topology Optimization

Conduct Multidisciplinary Optimization to design attachment bracket to obtain 57% weight reduction.

Performed topology optimization for weight optimization Optistruct and validated the results using Abacus.

Redesigned the part using SolidWorks 16.0 and validated the results using maximum stress theory.

Structural Optimization of Bel Crank Lever and Wheel Upright using Topology optimization, FSAE, Jan 2017

Multidisciplinary Optimization to design bell crank lever and upright to obtain 44% weight reduction.

Performed topology optimization for weight optimization Optistruct and validated the results using Abacus.

CERTIFICATION

Six Sigma Green Belt

GD&T



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