POSITIONS: Aircraft Stress Analysis, Aircraft MRB, Petro-Chemical Stress Analysis
PERSONAL: Born in Luling, Texas
Secret Clearance, currently active
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, The University of Texas, 1969
May 2012 – Present L-3 Communications
Stress Analysis. Detailed sizing and drawing sign-off on major modification to Boeing E-6 (707) fuselage for communications upgrade.
All employment is contract except as noted “Direct”.
November 2010 – May 2012 Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control
Stress Analysis. Detailed sizing and Final Stress Report of aluminum structural components of MULE Army vehicle.
MRB. For Army HIMARS Mobile Missile Launcher. Patran, NASTRAN, Excel and Pro-E.
April 2010 – November 2010 Spirit Aerosystems
Stress Analysis. Stress Analysis and Stress Report for Wing components and FEM/Test Correlation for Gulfstream G-650 wing. CATIA and Excel.
October 2008 – April 2010 Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control
Stress Analysis. Detailed sizing of aluminum structural components of MULE Army vehicle. Patran, Hypermesh & NASTRAN. Structural investigation into cause of on-orbit failure of Space Station Radiator.
MRB. Primary structural MRB Engineer for Space Shuttle Wing Leading Edge Panels. SAP/Q-Notes.
Test. Wrote Final Test Reports for destructive testing of Space Shuttle Wing Leading Edge Panels and Nosecap. Word.
May 2007 – October 2008 L-3 Communications
Stress Analysis. Detailed sizing, drawing sign-off and Final Stress Report for APU Bleed Air Duct and Telescope Compartment Insulation for SOFIA 747. Detailed sizing, drawing sign-off and Final Stress Report for Main Bulkhead Pylon Supports of Pratt & Whitney 747 flight test aircraft.
February 2004 – May 2007 Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control
Stress Analysis. Miscellaneous stress analysis and report writing for Space Shuttle Wing Leading Edge (carbon composite) and Space Station Radiators (metal honeycomb mechanisms).
MRB. MRB/Liaison on Space Shuttle Wing Leading Edge and Space Station Radiators. SAP.
May 2003 – February 2004 Vought Aircraft Industries
Stress Analysis. Detailed sizing of refueling boom structure for 767 tanker. Boeing analysis tools and methodology.
Jun 2000 – May 2003 Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control
Stress Analysis. NASTRAN/PATRAN analysis for ElectroMagnetic Gun, highly orthotropic composite. Final stress report update and mission support for PVR and HRS radiators for the International Space Station. FEA for ElectroMagnetic Gun. Excel, Nastran and Patran.
CADIM/PDM Instructor. Trained Lockheed employees in the operation of the CADIM Program Data Management System.
Dec 98 – Jun 2000 Raytheon Aircraft Integration Systems
Stress Analysis. Detailed sizing and drawing sign-off of Main Pressure Bulkhead Frames of SOFIA, a 747-SP modified with a large 14 x 18 Ft opening in the aft fuselage skin for telescope installation. Excel.
Jan 95 – Dec 98 Lockheed-Martin Vought Systems
Stress Analysis. Only stress engineer assigned to LOCAAS prototype program (smart jet powered submunition with deployable wings and fins). Did NASTRAN/PATRAN stress analysis, detailed sizing, and drawing sign-off. Supervised material test program of engineering plastics and stereolithography material. NASTRAN analysis of bonded joints of PAC3 missile. Fatigue analysis and final report for Space Station radiators.
Dec 93 – Jan 95 Chrysler Technologies
Stress Analysis. Ran NASTRAN/PATRAN models, detailed sizing, and drawing sign-off of head-of-state interior modification to Airbus A340-200. FORTRAN.
Nov 91 - Oct 93 Loral Vought Systems
Stress Analysis and Internal Loads. Detailed sizing of LOSAT anti-tank missile and container. Nastran loads (thermoelastic) and analysis and stress report update of Space Shuttle wing leading edge panels and nosecap, a carbon-carbon composite layup. Detailed sizing and drawing sign-off of Space Station Radiator Structure. NASTRAN, PATRAN, and FORTRAN.
Feb 90 - Nov 91 Chrysler Technologies
Stress Analysis. Ran Nastran models, detailed sizing, and drawing sign-off of honeycomb sandwich interior panels for Japanese VIP 747-400. NASTRAN and PATRAN. Supervised 2 stress engineers.
May 88 - Feb 90 General Dynamics
Ft. Worth, Texas
Stress Analysis. Detailed sizing, drawing sign-off, and salvage of major aluminum/composite bulkhead, welded aluminum assemblies, and other assemblies of the ATF (F-22) prototype.
May 87 - May 88 LTV
Structural Life Assurance. Performed durability and damage tolerance analysis on YA-7F. Operated stress intensity model and crack growth computer programs. Wrote D&DT, Remaining Life, and Force Structural Maintenance reports.
Stress Analysis and Internal Loads. Finite element analysis of Space Shuttle chin panel. NASTRAN, PATRAN, NISA, and FORTRAN.
Dec 83 - Feb 87 Bell Helicopter
Ft. Worth, Texas
Stress Analysis. Detailed sizing and drawing sign-off for fuselage skin and stringers and flight control system for Model 400. Supervised 1 stress engineer.
Feb 80 - Sep 83 McDonnell Douglas
St. Louis, Missouri
Stress Analysis. Detailed sizing, drawing sign-off and salvage, F-15 fuselage. Analysis and drawing sign-off for major repair to fire damaged F-15. Detailed sizing and drawing sign-off of AV-8B Harrier crew station and controls. Detailed sizing, drawing sign-off, salvage, and first article inspection; AV-8B forward fuselage and inlet. Sizing and drawing sign-off for spin chute truss (welded aluminum tubing). Detailed sizing and drawing sign-off of fuselage stringers and skin of AV-8B and trailing edge flap of F-18 Hornet. First article inspection, fatigue analysis, and stress report for F-18. Attended course on fracture mechanics, crack initiation, growth, and failure.
Aug 79 – Feb 80 Babcock and Wilcox
Nuclear Stress Analysis. Performed 3 dimensional finite element thermal and stress analysis on nuclear reactor vessel for Navy submarine.
July 77 July 78 McDonnell Douglas
St. Louis, Mo
Stress Analysis. Detailed sizing and drawing sign off of center fuselage bulkheads and nacelle frames, salvage, and first article inspection of F 15.
Feb 77 July 77 Martin Marietta
New Orleans, La
Stress Analysis. Detailed sizing of ring frames and major plumbing line supports on the Space Shuttle External Tank.
June 74 July 76 Bell Helicopter
Ft. Worth, Tx
Reliability Engineer. Environmental Report and FMECA analysis on controls and rotors, Model AH 1T.
Internal Loads. Applied loads and detail Nastran modeling on helicopter Model 222. Detailed deflection study of door frame area.
Stress Analysis. Sizing and final stress report on controls of helicopter Models 301 Tilt Rotor and 409 gunship.
July 73 Feb 74 Hughes Aircraft
El Segundo, Ca
Stress Analysis. Sizing of spin bearing housing, catcher for explosive mechanism, and thruster rocket supports for communication satellite Intelsat IV A.
June 71 July 73 Rockwell International
Los Angeles, Ca
Stress Analysis. Sizing and drawing sign off for aft fuselage frames and longerons on B 1.
Internal Loads. Detailed load path study in longeron transition. Direct.
June 69 April 71 Boeing
Stress Analysis. Sizing and drawing sign off of outboard wing spars on the Supersonic Transport. Direct.
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