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Civil Engineering Mechanical

Fort Collins, CO
November 20, 2018

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Amritha Muniswamy Venkatappa

Fort Collins, Colorado

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Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado Expected Graduation: Dec 2018

Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering GPA: 3.39/4

Bangalore University, Bangalore, India June 2012

Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering GPA: 75/100


Hypermesh, Hyperview, HyperMorph, Simlab, Nastran/Optistruct, Abaqus, Unigraphics, MATLAB, Simulink.


Modelling and Simulation of Hybrid CNG Transit Bus using MATLAB and Simulink to improve the Fuel Economy and Emissions– Fall 2017

Modelled and 3D printed Fly Fishing Reel & Accessories as part of Additive Manufacturing Project - Spring 2018


CAE Analysis Engineer (NVH Team) Nov 2012 – Jul 2017

General Motors Powertrain Project in Tata Consultancy Services, Bangalore, India

Performed following Projects using NX/ Hyperworks/ Simlab/ NASTRAN/ OPTISTRUCT/ ABAQUS:

Power train Bending Analysis to meet the optimum Powertrain Frequency

Mounting Boss stiffness analysis of Block and Head Mounting bosses to evaluate for optimum boss stiffnesses

Static Stress Analysis on AC Compressor Bracket /Generator Bracket/ P.S Bracket using dynamic hub loads and static hub loads to meet the requirements and Yield Strength of the Material

Knock Sensor Analysis of Engine Block to optimize the location of Knock sensor mount.

Pseudo sound modal noise evaluation analysis on Oil pan

Modal & Dynamic stress analysis on Direct Injection and Port Fuel Injection Fuel System/AC Compressor Bracket /Generator Bracket/ Oil tank/ Oil fill tube/Dip stick tube using dynamic engine loads to reduce the natural frequencies of the components and limit the dynamic stresses well below the Endurance limit.

Exhaust system Static, Modal and Dynamic Stress Analysis with Thermal mapping to optimize the natural frequencies, static and dynamic stresses of the Exhaust components.


Won on the spot award for a Case study on V8 Engine Valley Cover to reduce the natural frequency and dynamic stresses by modifying the designs.

Won star of the month award for reducing the dynamic stresses on Brackets mounting on Catalytic Converter of Exhaust System.

Part of Mechanical design team in Colorado State University Vehicle Innovation Team for ECO CAR 3 competition

Leadership and Involvement:

Trained new members in the team on Modeling, standard Dynamic Analysis procedures and tools

Co-ordinated TCS internal events and competitions

Participated in Project internal knowledge sharing sessions

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