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Mechanical Engineer Design FEA Manufacturing Quality

Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Posted:
January 24, 2018

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AKSHAY PATEL

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant Lamar University, USA Aug 2016 – Dec 2017

• Developed single asperity frictional contact model using Abaqus CAE to find the effect of creep.

• Investigated the tribological performance of nanoparticles as additives in engine oil using the Tribometer.

• Detected the tribological response of the coatings on the substrate, and noted the causes of material failures. Mechanical Engineer Windsor Machines Ltd., India Aug 2014 – Dec 2015

• Coordinated with designing team to develop parts for Injection Molding & Extrusion Machine using SolidWorks.

• Revised the drawings for main assembly, parts and datasheet, and generated Bill of Material (BOM) for production department with accurate GD&T as per ASME Y14.5M-2009 as per the client’s requirements.

• Carried out FEA simulations for new and existing parts to ensure continuous engineering improvement.

• Contributed in Product Planning and Development exercising APQP through FMEA and PPAP.

• Collaborated with WIN CSS team efficiently to ensure on-time delivery and customer service activities. Manufacturing Intern Ingersoll Rand (India) Limited, India May 2014 – Jul 2014

• Observed production of LRBU and SRBU departments and suggested improvements for production efficiency.

• Learnt and understood FMEA for different types of reciprocating compressors to create control plans.

• Assisted in quality inspection of parts at various stages of production process, by comparing blueprints to the actual part ensuring accurate specifications.

Mechanical Maintenance Intern IFFCO, India May 2013 – Jul 2013

• Actively involved in troubleshooting, failure analysis and maintenance of rotary and stationary equipment.

• Supervised daily condition monitoring activities of workers engaged in setting up, installing, repairing, and maintaining machinery and equipment.

• Updated and maintained equipment records, manuals, and history sheets as per the SOPs. SKILLS

Modeling SolidWorks, Pro-E, AutoCAD, CATIA, Siemens NX FEM Abaqus, Ansys, Comsol

Programming C, C++, MATLAB, Python

Technical GD&T, BOM, CAD/CAM, Six Sigma, DMAIC, DMADV, 7QC, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, 5S, DFMA, FMEA, APQP, TQM, REBA, SAP

EDUCATION

MS in Mechanical Engineering Lamar University, USA GPA 4.0/4.0 Dec 2017 Thesis: Pre-sliding Frictional Analysis of Coated Spherical Asperity (Tribology and Contact Mechanics)

• A 3D coated spherical asperity with the hard coating is modeled under combined normal and tangential loading using ABAQUS CAE, and subsequently, its pre-sliding frictional behaviors are studied. Coursework: Advanced Manufacturing Analysis, CFD, FEM, CREO, Turbomachinery, Tribology, Control Engineering, Operation Research, Heat Transfer

BE in Mechanical Engineering Gujarat Technological University, India GPA 3.7/4.0 Jun 2015 Coursework: Product design, Machine Design, I. C. Engines, Static, Dynamics, Manufacturing Technology, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Refrigeration & Air-conditioning (HVAC), Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Mechanics of solid, Material Science, Industrial Safety and Maintenance ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Optimization and CFD analysis of vortex tube Spring 2016 Created model in Pro-E is analyzed in Ansys for different types of inlet nozzle profile and numbers of nozzles. Modeling and CFD analysis of extrusion die for polymers Spring 2015 Created model in NX is validated using Comsol, to analyze the stress-strain and pressure distribution at the profile. Modeling and CFD analysis of vortex tube refrigeration system Fall 2014 Created model in Pro-E is validated using Ansys, to find out the effect of inlet pressure, aspect ratio and shapes of outlet. Improvement of effectiveness of double pipe heat exchanger Spring 2014 Created laboratory model in SolidWorks is validated using Ansys, to introduce different shapes and materials of fins.



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