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CATIA Product design and development

Location:
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted:
March 18, 2020

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V. Kaliyaram

Tel: 91-978*******

Email: adccih@r.postjobfree.com

Experience Summary:

A solution oriented individual with good exposure to the Aerospace industry, experienced in successfully handling large projects. Developed long term customer relationships and handled large teams under very challenging conditions with Profit and Loss responsibility. Able to correlate business requirements and technical know how to provide profitable solutions to business. Ability to provide strategic direction, develop and nurture business accounts and manage large teams.

16 years of relevant experience (Total 22 years) experience in Aeronautical engineering with focus on managing large multi-skilled teams with extensive experience in aero-structural design, Product life cycle Management, Product Development and Design for Manufacturing, Application software development and Customization.

Core Skills:

Experience in Aerospace component design (Machined parts, Sheet metal panels & Concept design)

Fuselage Wing leading edge and Wing trailing edge Ribs, Stringers, Linkages, Frames, Shear Walls and Floors

Assy. Jig Components Skins & Canopy, Main under Carriage Nose under Carriage and Pallet design Plastic & Sheet metal parts

Value Engineering & Reverse Engineering

Catia V4 Advanced Surface / Solid Modeling & Detailing

Catia V5 Advanced Surface / Solid Modeling, Sheet metal & Detailing

Catia Advanced Assemblies Manipulation

Experience in Aerospace component design (Machined parts, Sheet metal panels & Concept design)

Fuselage Wing leading edge and Wing trailing edge Ribs, Stringers, Linkages, Frames, Shear Walls and Floors

Assy. Jig Components Skins & Canopy, Main under Carriage Nose under Carriage and Pallet design Plastic & Sheet metal parts

Program Management:

Project tracking, resources allocation & resources utilization, issue list tracking and resolving it with customer to make task clear for implementation, supplier development, initiating VA/VE activity.

Development of Engineering IT Solutions / Methodologies in Engineering Design, CAE, CAD Visualization software, Process Simulation, Workflow and Knowledge Management etc.

Worked on large Bid team for new business proposals

Resource Augmentation (Profile development & Evaluation, conducting Technical meeting, Induction and deployment)

New business acquisition engagement support

Customer Visit Management and collaterals development

Knowledge Sharing / Paper publication in leading international forums

Highlights of Experience

22+ Years of experience in the field of CAD/CAM/CAE application for Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace structures.

Experience in the Area of Automotive Structure (BIW), Interiors, Chassis, Die-casting and Aero Structure, Wing, Fuselage (Surface Modeling).

Hands-on experience with Catia-V5 design capabilities, experience in drafting, 3D Modeling, detailing and assemblies of Interiors, Experience in Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD& T)

Surface Modeling of Sheet metal structural / skin panels, plastic parts design and sub-assembly creation in UG/NX and/or CATIA V5.

Hands on experience in Automotive Structure (BIW), Interiors, Chassis, Die-casting

Drafting and 3D Modeling and assemblies of Interiors and exteriors of the Car and truck

Design and concept development of Power Assisted Steering (PAS), Active Ride Control (ARC), Automotive A/C Fluid Line, different types of connectors, adaptors, flanges, brackets, sockets, tube end form, Transmission system, Engine Valves and valve train and engine supercharger etc

Experience in Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T)

Plastic & Sheet metal parts

Value Engineering & Reverse Engineering

Functional Skills

Aerospace:

Extensive experience in Design of Aircraft Structures, Systems design & Integration.

Experience in creation of conceptual / detail design of Fuselage, empennage, wing to bottom fairing and wing structural components for long range passenger aircraft such as 747-8F,747-8IC and for military combat aircrafts such as LCA and its variants.

Experience in the detail design of interiors such as seating systems, galleys and lav's,emergency equipment installations, escape system installations of commercial airplanes such as 787

Ability to lead, guides, direct and manage complex project schedules.

Has Extensive experience in CATIA V5, CATIA V4, Enovia LCA, Enovia VPM, and Team centre.

Has OEM experience in Design and development of full life cycle of Passenger airplane structural and systems parts like frames, stringers, Stringer clips, Intercostals, Composite brackets, Aluminium brackets, Machined components etc.

Automotive:

Experience in Automotive Structure (BIW), Interiors, Chassis, Die-casting

Drafting and 3D Modeling and assemblies of Interiors and exteriors of the Car and truck

Design and concept development of Power Assisted Steering (PAS), Active Ride Control (ARC), Automotive A/C Fluid Line, different types of connectors, adaptors, flanges, brackets, sockets, tube end form, Transmission system, Engine Valves and valve train and engine supercharger etc

Experience in Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T) Carbon composites, Plastic & Sheet metal parts Value Engineering & Reverse Engineering

Extensive experience in body design & Integration.

Experience in Design Process and NRPD process

Experience in the detail design of interiors such as seating systems,

Knowledge of Automotive design criteria, load criteria, material properties and strength.

Ability to lead, guides, direct and manage complex project schedules.

Has OEM experience in Design and development of full life cycle of a Products..

Coordination with customer managers and the customer partners

Ability to design, develop, coordinate, integrate and document structural design requirements

Ability to provide product definition to concurrent engineering support groups such as systems, stress and production throughout the product development cycle

Skill set

CATIA V4, CATIA V5, Enovia LCA, Enovia VPM, and Team centre.

Qualifications

BE Mechanical, First class, Bangalore University (1990-1994).

Experience Summary

Working with Sri Mookambika info Solution Pvt Ltd (SMI) as Senior Consultant from 2016 onwards

Worked with Sri Mookambika info Solution Pvt Ltd (SMI) as a Program Manager in Chennai from May 2015 to 2016l

Entrepreneur Caprosys Engineering Services, Chennai. (JV with Brick and Byte Innovative Product Pvt. Ltd, Navy Mumbai) From July 2013 to Nov 2014,

Worked with i-Grandee Software Technologies, as a General Manager, New Delhi, during 2008- 2012

Worked as a Project Manager at I-Design Technologies, Chennai, during 2006-2008

Worked as a Project Manager at Enmas Process Technologies Pvt, Ltd. Chennai during 2003-2006.

Worked and involved in the Design and Development of LCA and LCA Navy Aircrafts at ADA (Aeronautical Development Agency) is an autonomous body under the ministry of defence, entrusted with the task of design & development of LCA (Light Combat Aircraft), during 1998-2003

Worked as a Lecture in Jerusalem College of Engineering during 1995-1998

Projects Handled at ADA, Bangalore

1.Digital Prototype Assembly Studies of LCA (Light Combat Aircraft)

Description

Modelling of Frames, Ribs, Spars, Brackets, Bulkheads and other Aircraft Components at different stations. This has been modelled by using the NMG Surfaces and modelling involves solid &surface modelling. Also on completion of design, it has been sent for NC programming & for realization in Virtual Reality lab

Responsibilities

Drafting and modelling of various components of LCA, Check for the interference and assembly Assist in realization of virtual reality. Provide manufacturing data for machining the components. And the Models used for Stress Analysis.

Hardware: IBM 3090, IBM RS 6000, and ES 9000

Software: Catia V4 and GITA

Client: ADA, Bangalore

2.Cockpit Design and Modelling of the LCA Trainer Aircraft

Description

Drafting and modelling of different parts of Trainer Aircraft including shear Walls, Floors, and Windscreen and Canopy Bubbles etc. Drafting and modelling of various parts of Trainer Aircraft. Check for the Interference and Assembly. Models used for stress analysis.

Responsibilities

Drafting and modelling of various parts of Trainer Aircraft includes Frames, Brackets, Shear wall and its Assembly

Hardware: IBM 3090, IBM RS 6000, and ES 9000

Software: Catia V4 and GITA

Client: ADA, Bangalore

3.Design and Modelling of the Modular structure for MMR (Multi Mode Radar)

Description

Complete structural design of the MMR, which involves different Floors, Frames, and Brackets etc.

Responsibilities

To assist the Design Engineers to Draft and modelling of Floors, Frames, and Brackets etc. Check for the Interference and Assembly. Models used for Stress Analysis.

Hardware: IBM 3090, IBM RS 6000, and ES 9000

Software: Catia V4 2.2

Client: ADA, Bangalore

4.FIN Design of the Light Combat Aircraft

Description

Complete structural design of the FIN, which involves different Torsional box, Nose box Frames, Brackets etc.

Responsibilities

To assist the Design Engineers to Draft and modelling of Nose box, Torsional box, Frames, Brackets etc. Check for the Interference and Assembly. Models used for Stress Analysis

Hardware: IBM 3090, IBM RS 6000, and ES 9000

Software: Catia V4 2.2

Client: ADA, Bangalore

5.Digital Mock-up of the LCA Navy Aircraft

Description

Drafting and modelling of different parts like Front fuselage, Center fuselage, and Rear fuselage of LCA Navy Aircraft including shear walls, Floors, Windscreen, Bulkheads and Canopy etc.

Responsibilities

To assist the Design Engineers to Draft and modelling of various components of LCA Navy Aircraft. Check for the interference and assembly. Assist in realization of virtual reality. Provide manufacturing data for machining the components. Models used for stress analysis.

Hardware: Windows

Software: Catia V5

Client: HAL-ARDC, Bangalore

6.Electrical Harness routing of LCA Aircraft

Description

Electrical routing of the entire Aircraft of LCA Aircraft including Main landing gear, wing, Fin, Multimode Radar and Environment Control system.

Responsibilities

Creation of Electrical Library and Mechanical Library. Creation and Modelling of various types of connectors. Modelling and positioning of related models LCA aircraft. Assist in Realization of Virtual Reality using PRANA Software.

Hardware: SGI Work stations

Software: Catia V4 2.2

Client: ADA, Bangalore

Projects Handled at Enmas Process Technologies Pvt Ltd, Chennai

1. Digital Mock-Ups (DMU) - Fuselage Construction

Inputs

UG NX4 wire frame models of the structure

2D drawings in the form of tiff

All manufacturing instructions/notes

Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) in Pdf format

Deliverables

Phase1: To create 3D DMU, clash detection and assembly resolution

Phase 2: To create manufacturing 2D drawings for individual parts, main and sub-assemblies

Create 3-D models & Assemblies from the wireframe model

Create complete 2-D manufacturing drawings and also implement the past ECNs into the drawings

Dual dimensioning followed for all drawings

2. 3D Modeling and detail design of Composite airframe structures

Scope: To model Equipment Bay, Air intake bay, Wing and Pressurized fuel tank

Input: Aircraft Numerical Master Geometry (NMG), Modeling standards and Drawing templates

Client: L&TES

Software: Catia V5 R18

3. Design and Optimization of Aircraft Assembly

Scope: To design of test rigs, Modeling the front fuselage assembly, Optimization of Nacelle Assembly and Optimization of Seat rail attachments

Input: Aircraft Numerical Master Geometry (NMG), Modeling standards and Drawing templates

Client: L&TES

Software: Catia V5 R18

Projects Handled at I-Design Technologies Pvt Ltd, Chennai

1.Simplifies Component Development of Wing Ribs for Airbus A320

Client: HSM Technologies

Role: 3D-Modelling & Detailing. Quality checking and delivery

Software: CATIAV5R17

Description:

The objective of the project is to extend a simplified approach to develop CATIA V5 parent wing ribs models from the client given CATIA V5 files. The activities stock design, surface extraction, stock split, fillet design, appending lug & pockets, wall thickness check & correction, feature recognition of holes, QC and revision were performed. Accomplished the development for AIRBUS A320 on CATIA V5R16 platform for our client HSM Technologies, Chennai for their end user Sonaca SA, Belgium.

2. Automotive Seat back Frame

Client: Hyundai Motor India

Role: 3D-Modeling & Detailing, quality checking and delivery

Software: CATIAV5R17

Description:

Our customer required for a new seat back frame design for their Belt-in- Seat System type of Seat assembly which improves comfort and performance of seat belt restraint systems which is mounted on passenger seat instead of vehicle body.

Problems Identified:

The occupants may find difficulties in accessing the seat belt from the vehicle body and the removal of fixed belt anchor points.

Solution:

The seat back frame is designed with upright members for D-ring mounting and diagonal guide way imparted for web travel. Also, the frame is developed with enough cross ribs for even rigidity on action of seat belts. The various sheet metal model development done using CATIAV5 and necessary drawings are made.

3.Expandable Container Holder for Vehicles

Client: Hyundai Motor India

Role: 3D-Modelling & Detailing, quality checking and delivery

Software: CATIAV5R17

Description:

The objective of the project is to design a container holder which is flexible enough to hold different sized containers in a vehicle. The holder must be able to hold cans of different size and also tapered cups. To accomplish all these purposes a holder is designed that includes a resilient curvilinear wall with overlapping free ends movable toward and away from each other to vary the diameter of container holding opening defined by the wall. It includes means of locking the ends to the selected adjustable position to present a container holder with a selected diameter. It also includes a box like shape adapted to catch and contain spilled liquids therein for later disposal.

4.Nacelle

Client: Hyundai Motor India

Role: 3D-Modelling & Detailing, quality checking and delivery

Software: CATIAV5R17

Description:

Development of Nacelle to cover new combination switch, which is developed for car vehicle. Provision for

Ignition lock is provided in nacelle itself and gives more aesthetic.

Projects Handled at Caprosys Engineering Services, Chennai

1. Wing Box Rib - Surface Modeling

Scope: The scope of this project was to generate CATIA V5 parametric models using NMG

Input: Aircraft Numerical Master Geometry (NMG), Modeling standards and Drawing templates

Software: Catia V5 R18

2. Wing Box Spoiler rib - Surface Modeling

Scope: The scope of this project was to generate CATIA V5 parametric models using NMG

Input Aircraft NMG, Modeling standards and Drawing templates

Software: Catia V5 R18

3. Value engineering for different systems/structures- FEM Modeling of front fuselage of a A/C and H-stab Optimization

Input:

Points Co Ordinates Data in .Pdf Format & 2D Drawings with Cross sectional details

Scope:

Creation of the Sectional Curves through Given Points Data

Analyzing the Curve through curvature analysis

Generating the Loft Model through the Sectional Curves.

Quality Check

Deliverables:

Full Aircraft CAD Model, MS Excel Template file, Delivery Note.

H-stab Optimization

Changing upper skin core from 3-lb to 6-lb.

Incorporation of external horizontal doublers (not at BL 0.0) into skin.

Incorporation of external horizontal doublers (located at BL 0.0) into skin.

Changing the drag angle from one piece s.s. to two pieces (1 s.s. the other aluminum)



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