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Solidworks Engineer

Raymore, MO
May 28, 2020

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Duc Nguyen

**** * ******* *** **** Springs, MO **015 816-***-****


University of Missouri-Kansas City GPA: 3.69/4.0

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering May 2020 Engineer In Training

Cum Laude Honors

Area of Study: Thermal and Fluids Sciences

Computer Skills: VBA, Matlab, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, ABAQUS, Microsoft Office Programs, Google Drive

Languages: English, Vietnamese

Academic Projects:

Laptop’s Cup Holder (Senior Design- Partner Project) Fall 2019

● Designed a cup holder that can be attached to a laptop

● Added features into the holder such as magnetic stirrer, instant heating/cooling system

● Analyzed to pick out the best materials using hand calculations and Finite Elements Analysis

● Made 3D models in SolidWorks and print them out using 3D printing technology for testing

● Made 2D models, and Bill Of Materials drawings for the final report.

● Designed a coffee filter

Wind Turbine (Team Project) Springs 2019

● Re-designed a large size wind turbine blade

● Performed the design in SolidWorks Flow Simulations to get efficiency and best angles of attack

● Created animation for the whole wind turbine

● Increased power output from 1.5 MW to 8.06 MW

Continuously Variable Transmission Analysis (Team Project) Fall 2019

● Calculated Fatigue, Yielding Factor of Safety for a shaft

● Calculated Fatigue, Solid Factor of Safety for a spring

● Created an Excel file to compare all the calculations above for a lot of different materials to pick out the best one in term of Factor of Safety, performance of the part, and cost reductions

● Helped a teammate with SolidWorks drawings

● The transmission met every safety requirement

● Reduced cost by changing the materials

Gaming Chair Drawing (Individual Project) Springs 2018

● Created a 3D model of a gaming chair in SolidWorks

● Created a 2D drawings for parts including dimensions, Bill Of Materials Experience:

Missouri Department of Transportation, Kansas City District, December 2019 – Present Construction Technician

• Ensure safety of construction zone

• Quality Assurance

• Track down quantity of work being done

• Make sure the work being done according to plan

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