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Mechanical Engineer Engineering

Location:
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Salary:
70,000
Posted:
October 26, 2016

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ZARVAN DAMANIA

480-***-******** N Scottsdale Rd, Apt 1160, Tempe, AZ- 85281 • acw82x@r.postjobfree.com • http://www.linkedin.com/in/zarvandamania

SUMMARY:

Mechanical Engineer with a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering focused on design and structures.

Core Competencies are: Computer Aided- Manufacturing and Design - Structures - Vibration Analysis - Computational Fluid Dynamics - Developing Innovative solutions for Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Industry

EDUCATION:

Master of Science Aerospace Engineering - GPA 3.39

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA - May 2016

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering GPA 3.194

Symbiosis International University, Pune, India - May 2013

CERTIFICATION:

Autodesk Fusion 360 Certified User September 2016

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Autodesk Fusion 360 Student Expert, ASU - Dr. Ganesh October 2015 – Current

Teaching Assistant for the Fulton School of Engineering (FSE)-100 class – ASU; conducted workshops and taught students Autodesk Fusion 360.

Designed and 3D printed a model of desert tortoise legs for integration with Lego Mindstorms EV kit parts.

Designed different parts (body, rods, pins, rotating pins, etc.) of a Sparky-bot and 3D printed it.

Member of Autodesk Fusion 360 Student Modeling program and designed a Horizontal twin factory engine, Vertical steam engine, Mountain Bike, Airplane Jet Engine using Autodesk Fusion 360

Designed horizontal twin factory engine (valves, pistons, piston rods, piston rings, fly wheel, crank rod & shaft, cylinders, etc.,) design was chosen by Autodesk for use in their A360 Cloud Rendering demo reel video to highlight and feature some of the best customer images created using Cloud Rendering.

The link to the designs created using Autodesk Fusion 360 https://gallery.autodesk.com/fusion360/users/9ZJ9PQBSAB4P

SAE Baja at ASU, Tempe September 2014 - April 2016

Intercollegiate design competition

Conceptual 2D / 3D CAD Design of chassis frame of an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) according to the specifications that were given using SolidWorks

Built the roll-cage prototype from PVC pipes for virtual understanding of the design.

Modeled the A-arm for the front and rear suspensions of the ATV.

CATIA was used in surface modeling the sheet metal frame for the roll cage of the ATV.

Simulated the frame structure for stress analysis using ANSYS and SolidWorks.

AirDevils at ASU, Tempe September 2014 - April 2016

Intercollegiate design competition

Designing the wing and fuselage model of a UAV in SolidWorks.

Used foam and balsa wood for building the wings of the airplane.

Competed in AIAA DBF (Design/Build/Fly).

SAE BAJA at SIU, Pune, India November 2011 – February 2013

Intercollegiate design competition

Lead the Mechanical Design Team, lead team meetings to monitor the progress of the design team.

Designed the chassis of the ATV using CATIA.

Installed the electrical system including brake lights, emergency stop button and battery on the ATV.

Used CATIA in surface modeling the sheet-metal frame.

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Mumbai, India June & July 2012

Mechanical Design Engineering Intern

Designed a sliding lifter prototype using GD&T technique for a wheel balancing machine using CATIA.

Used manufacturing processes such as CNC and lathe machines to fabricate prototype tools.

Designed and fabricated prototype tools using GD&T on CNC and lathe machines.

Calibrated and repaired machines.

Redesign of Rivet Gun parts such as O-ring, piston rod, piston plate, etc.

Designing of fasteners, redesigning of socket mechanism of the Atlas Copco machine.

Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India June & July 2011

Mechanical Design Engineering Intern

Designed the 3D model of an articulate forklift chassis in Autocad.

Conducted non-destructive testing of the forklift mast.

PROJECT WORK:

To Develop a Minimum Weight Stiffener Design of an Artificial Fuselage Spring 2015

Evaluated different metals and composites that could be used for designing the stiffeners and the skin of the

fuselage.

Optimized the number of stiffeners and the weight of the fuselage using Model Center and MATLAB.

Simulated stress analysis on the fuselage in SolidWorks for the given bending moment and torque.

Optimization of Pallet Packaging Space using SCARA robot Spring 2015

Trained the neural network to find the length of the robotic links in MATLAB.

Simulated stress analysis on the links for the given pay load.

Designed the links of the robot and optimized it for minimum weight criteria to reduce the cost and material usage in SolidWorks.

Demonstrate the Application of the MDOF Analysis Methods to the Finite Element Model of a Structure Fall 2014

Calculated the natural frequencies and mode shapes of the structure using MATLAB.

Generated the damped free response and damped steady state response of a set of points of the structure.

Determined the damped transient response vs. time of a set of points of the structure to a harmonic excitation of varying frequency and zero initial conditions.

Crack Location and Size Prediction in a Cantilever Beam Using Artificial Neural Network Spring 2013

Prepared compliance matrix of cracked beam from expression of stress intensity factor and strain energy on MATLAB.

Compared the results of natural frequencies from MATLAB with ANSYS simulation.

Trained a neural network to predict the natural frequency of the cantilever beam for give crack parameters.

Designing of a 2 – stage gear box Spring 2012

Calculating the dimensions and the gear ratio of the gear, pinion, shafts, bearings and keys.

Designed the 2- stage gear box using CATIA and prepared the bill of material.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Design: Autodesk Fusion 360, CATIA, ANSYS Fluent, SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, PRO-E, PTC CREO, Solid Edge.

Applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MATLAB

Extra-Curricular: Member of AirDevils, American Helicopter Society, AIAA and SAE BAJA.

AFFILIATIONS:

American Helicopter Society at ASU Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

Understanding the working of and constructing of a quad-copter using CATIA.

Leading the design team for the AHS student Design Competition.

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PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDS:

Paper titled “Linear Response Analysis of a Cracked Beam Using Artificial Neural Network” presented at the International Conference on Recent Advances in Engineering Technology (ICRAET) and published in the International Journal of Systems, Algorithms & Applications.

Paper on “Artificial Neural Networks Applications to Mechanical Engineering: A Case Study on Vibration Analysis of Cracked Cantilever Beam” second prize in national level technical paper presentation organized by IEEE.



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