 Mechanical Engineering Graduate looking to enter into the world of CAE to work on some challenging projects to expand personal horizons and to help parent organization grow and achieve targets.

SOLIDWORKS, SURFACE-MODELING, SOLID-MODELING, MATLAB-BASICS, CFD-BASICS, SOLIDWORKS-FLOW-SIMULATION-BASICS, MBD-BASICS, SOLIDWORKS-MBD Class of 18 Btech Mechanical Graduate from SCMS School of Engineering and Technology,Kerala (affiliated to MG University,Kottayam). Worked for a short period of time at The St Regis Mumbai as a Facilities Maintenance Engineer before leaving looking for bigger challenges. My responsiblities there included energy consumption monitoring and reduction,human comfort,snag solving etc. Currenntly gaining expertise in Programming(Matlab and Python),CFD(Solidworks),FEA(Ansys) and CAE design(Solidworks). ### Projects

Matlab-Forward Kinematics of a Robotic Arm

Please find the attached code,animation video and code explanation. Code clear all close all clc % l1 is the length of the first arm l1=1 % l2 is the length of the second arm l2=0.5 % theta1 is the degree of movement of the first arm theta1=linspace(0,90,10); % theta2 is the degreee of movement of the second arm theta2=linspace(0,90,10);…

Advanced Structural Analysis using ANSYS Workbench-Verification of Weld Joints

Introduction The purpose of this challenge is to simulate three different types of welding using three different weld materials Weld Materials used are: Case 1.  Stainless Steel: In this case, the material of the plates must also be the same. Use Stainless steel for both weldments and plates. Case 2. Aluminium Alloy:The…

Flow Simulation using SolidWorks-Pipe Flow Simulation

Introduction The challenge is to simulate the flow of water through a pipe at reynolds number 100,1000 and 10000 and find out the cut plots at 85,90 and 95 percent of the pipe length. Theory  The required inlet velocities for the given reynolds number can be found out from the given equation:      …

Advanced Structural Analysis using ANSYS Workbench-Rolling operation

Introduction The purpose of this challenge is to simulate a copper wire being rolled. After simulation the follwing values and parametres will be discovered and discussed upon. Equivalent stress for the whole setup Equivalent Plastic strain for the workpiece Directional Deformation in the Z axis for the workpiece Prove…

Matlab-Solving Second Order ODEs

Please find the attached code,code explanation,results and error codes below. %This is a programme to solve the second order equation and to animate the results. clear all close all clc l=1; m=1; b=0.05; g=9.81; %initial_condition theta_0=[0;3]; %Time points T_span=linspace(0,20,300); %solving ode [t,results]=ode45(@(t,theta)…

Multibody Dynamics using Solidworks-Internal Geneva Mechanism

Introduction The purpose of this challenge is to create an internal geneva mechanism which converts a constant rotational motion into intermittent rotational motion and find out various parametres of the system. Procedure Create the Driven and Driver Wheel from the cad drawing as shown in the given figures. Driving Wheel…

Matlab - Parsing NASA thermodynamic data

The aim of the project is as follows To parse thermodynamic data from a file and find out the Specific Heat,Enthalpy,Entropy and Molecular weight of many compounds and elements at various temperatures To plot the Specific Heat vs Temperature,Enthalpy vs Temperature,entropy vs Temperature Graphs and store them in different…

Multibody Dynamics using Solidworks-MBD Simulation on IC Engine Valve Train

Introduction The purpose of this challenge is to model the essential parts of an IC Engine Valve Train and run an MBD simulation on that.  The parametres for simulation is as given below: Sl.No CAM Lift (mm) Speed (RPM)  Material  1 3.5 1500 Cast Carbon Steel 2 6 1500 Cast Carbon Steel   We also…

Multibody Dynamics using Solidworks-Planetary Gear

Introduction The purpose of this challenge is to run the motion analysis on the planetary gear with a sun gear, a ring gear, a carrier and four planet gears. We will also be creating the carrier on our own. The specifications of the gears are as below (The module of all the gears will be 2.5 and the input speed will…

Advanced CFD using ANSYS FLUENT - Ahmed Body Challenge

Ahmed Body The Ahmed body was described originally by S. R. Ahmed in 1984.The Ahmed body represents a simplified, ground vehicle geometry of a bluff body type. Its shape is simple enough to allow for accurate flow simulation but retains some important practical features relevant to automobile bodies. This special shape…

Advanced CFD using Ansys Fluent-Mixing efficiency

Introduction For this challenge, we have  two versions of the mixing tee. One of them is longer than the other. We will setup a steady state simulations to compare the mixing effectiveness. Case 1:Short mixing tee with hot inlet velocity of 3m/ and momentum ratio of 2. This equates to a cold inlet velocity of 6m/s.…

Advanced Structural Analysis using ANSYS Workbench-Universal Joint

Introduction The purpose of this challenge is to perform a transient structural analysis on a double universal joint with a spring using three different materials: Structural Steel, Stainless Steel and Titanium alloy. The three materials will be used on the joint with the springs alone.  We obtain the Equivalent…

Advanced Structural Analysis using ANSYS Workbench-Machining with Planer Challenge

Introduction The purpose of this challenge is to perform an explicit dynamics simulation to find out the Equivalent Stress, Total Deformation and also insert a User defined result to calculate the temperature of the body.We will be performing simulation for 2 cases. Case 1: Cutting velocity of 20000mm/s Case 2:cutting…

Advanced Structural Analysis using ANSYS Workbench-Wire Bending

Introduction The purpose of this challenge is to perform an analysis to simulate the bending of a wire in ANSYS. We will be using similiar wires made of  Copper Alloy (Non Linear), Aluminium Alloy (Non Linear) and Magnesium Alloy ( Non Linear) . We will find out the Equivalent stress and Equivalent strain on the wire…

Advanced Structural Analysis using ANSYS Workbench-Stress Concentration on a Plate with hole

Introduction The purpose of the ansys analysis being performed here is to find out and compare the deformation and maximum stress in two plates of structural steel. The dimensions of both the steel plates are 300mmx120mmx30mm(lxwxb).  case 1: There is a hole of 60 mm dimeter in the centre as shown in the figure.  Case…

Flow Simulation using SolidWorks-Modelling and simulation of flow through a flowbench

Introduction The primary objective of this challenge is to model a simple valve and port and find out out flow velocity ,pressure and mass flow rate is affected by different valve lifts. A secondary is to perform a grid dependency test for a particular valve lift and explain the results. Procedure Create a valve port and…

Advanced CFD using ANSYS FLUENT-Exhaust Port Challenge

Conjugate Heat Transfer Analysis Conjugate Heat Transfer Analysis is a method by which we can analyse the heat transfer between a fluid volume and a solid volume. We can simulate the flow of fluids of any temperature,velocity or any other property through any solid of required shape and property. This enables us to analyse…

Matlab- Curve fitting

Please find the Code,Code Explanation,Results and Errors below. Code close all clear all clc %Curve Fitting cp_data=load('data'); temperature=cp_data(:,1); sp_heat=cp_data(:,2); %Linear Polynomial Curve Fitting co_effsl=polyfit(temperature,sp_heat,1); predicted_cpl=polyval(co_effsl,temperature); figure (1) hold on plot(temperature,sp_heat)…

Matlab-Genetic Algorithm

Please find the Code,Explanation,Results,Errors and Supplementary Questions below.  Main Code clear all close all clc x=linspace(0,0.6,150); y=linspace(0,0.6,150); [xx, yy] = meshgrid(x,y); num_cases=50; % Evaluating the stalagmite function for i = 1:length(xx) for j = 1:length(yy) input_vector(1) = xx(i,j); input_vector(2)…

Flow Simulation using SolidWorks-Flow over a cylinder

Introduction  100%. We will find out the velocity for each of the increased reynolds number and run simulation to plot the velocity and pressure cut plots. Calculations Equation:Re = rho*U_inlet*D/mu D = cylinder diameter mu = dynamic viscosity rho = density    The baseline simulation was run with velocity…

Python-Breaking Ice with Air cushion Vehicle - Find minimum pressure with Newton-Raphson method

Please Find the code,Explanation,Results and Errors Encountered Below. Code- Determining Cushion Pressure Required for Given Height """ p3 (1-b2)+(0.4hb2-(sh2/r2))p2+s2h4p/3r4-(sh2/3r2)3""" import numpy as np import matplotlib.pyplot as plt # Known Values b=0.5 #beta r=40 #size of air cushion s=150*144 # Tensile strength…

Advanced Structural Analysis using ANSYS Workbench-Long Piston With Cam

Introduction The purpose of this challenge is to run a transient structural simulation analysis on a piston and cam mechanism model that has been provided. We Find out the Equivalent Stress, Directional Deformation and Equivalent Elastic Strain and compare them for the following three cases Case 1: Frictionless Case…

Advanced Structural Analysis using ANSYS Workbench-Bevel Gear Challenge

Introduction The objecctive of this challenge is to analyze the given Bevel Gears and find out their total deformation,equivalent stress andequivalent strain at a mesh size of 1.75mm. Following this a parametric study is done to do a grid dependency test. Mesh sizes of  4,5 and 6 mm are used to run tests to determine…

Flow Simulation using SolidWorks-Flow over an airfoil

Introduction The aim of this challenge is to model the flow over a NACA0017 airfoil for the angle of attacks 0,2,4,6,8,10 compare the lift and drag forces. Procedure The X,Y,Z plot points can be found out online from the given website.It is copied into the txt file in a certain format.It is put in the curves option in…

Advanced Structural Analysis using ANSYS Workbench-Sphere pressing on a plate

Introduction The purpose of this challenge is to simulate a sphere of structural steel pressing down on to a plate of structural steel non linear and causing a plastic deformation on the plate. We will also be exploriing the concept of symmetry to reduce compute time, whereby if the loads are similiar across axes and the…

Advanced CFD using ANSYS FLUENT-Rayleigh Taylor Instability Challenge

Rayleigh Taylor Instability Rayleigh taylor instability is the instability of the interface between two fluids of different densities in hydrostatic equilbrium under acceleration. Here the lighter fluid pushes the heavier fluid. This would result in the fromation of spikes.Thi eventually grows in a non-linear fashion and…

Matlab- Plot the Otto Cycle PV graph and find out thermal efficiency

Please find the attached code, Explanation,result and errors faced during programming. Code %To Create an Otto Air Standard Cycle Plot and to find its Thermal efficiency. clear all close all clc % Inputs & Known values p1=101325 t1=500 t3=2300 stroke=0.1; bore=0.1; con_rod=0.15; cr=12; gamma=1.4; swept_volume=(pi/4)*(bore^2)*stroke;…

Advanced CFD using ANSYS FLUENT-Cyclone Separator

Introduction  The purpose of this challenge is to to perform CFD Analysis on a cyclone seperator. We will be running the simulation as two cases with each containing multiple Sub-Cases Case 1:Perform an analysis on the given cyclone separator model and apply four different boundary condition types at the inlet i.e.…

Flow Simulation using SolidWorks-Centrifugal pump design and analysis

Introduction The purpose of this project is 1-To design a centrifugal pump from scratch and simulate flow of water through it. The outlet velocity of the water will be the independent variable and the outlet and inlet pressure of the variable will be found out through simulation. 2-To show the flow trajectory of velocity.…

Advanced Structural Analysis using ANSYS Workbench-Spur Gears

Introduction The purpose of this ansys analysis is to compare the equivalent stress, total deformation and stress intensity of spur gears made from three materials namely Case 1: Cast Iron Case 2: Cast Steel Case 3 : Cast Bronze Results The results for each case is as follows Case 1: Cast Iron Equivalent Stress Total Deformation…

Advanced Structural Analysis using ANSYS Workbench-Worm Gear Challenge

Introduction The purpose of this challenge is to perform a transient structural analysis on a worm gear assembly.  For this challenge,we rotate the worm so as to get to almost end of the half cut and get results for Equivalent stress, Equivalent elastic strain and the total deformation in the model. Procedure…

Multibody Dynamics using Solidworks-MBD Simulation on a Piston Assembly

Introduction The purpose of this project is to simulate the dynamics of a piston assembly in Solidworks. We will be simulating the dynamics of in 3 cases. Case 1:Piston at neutral position with regards to crankshaft. Case 2: Piston at 10 mm positive offset with regards to crankshaft Case 3: Piston at 10 mm negative offset…

Advanced Structural Analysis using ANSYS Workbench-Tension and Torsion test challenge

Introduction The purpose of this challenge is to  perform the tension and torsion test on a given specimen. The test will be divided into two cases Case 1:Tension test where one end is fixed and the other end is displaced axially by 18mm Case 2:Torsion test where one end is fixed and the other end is twisted…

Advanced CFD using ANSYS FLUENT-Conjugate Heat Transfer Analysis on a graphics card.

Introduction In this project we will be running a conjugate heat transfer analysis on a model graphics card. the parametres we will be looking for are as follows: 1. The maximum temperature attained by the processor. 2. Prove that the simulation has achieved convergence with appropriate images and plots. 3. Find out the…

Python-Curve Fitting

Please Find The Code,Explanation,Results,Extra Questions and Errors Below.   Code import numpy as np import matplotlib.pyplot as plt from scipy.optimize import curve_fit #Curve fit function def func(t,a,b,c,d): return a*pow(t,3)+b*t*t+c*t+d def func1(t,a,b,c,d): return a*t+b #Reading Thermodynamic data File def read_file():…

Python-Data Analysis

Please find the Code,Code Explanation, Results and Errors Below. Code #This is a program to make it easier for data analysis using python import matplotlib.pyplot as plt import numpy as np from numpy import trapz import time lc=1 row_count=0 heading=0 crank=[] pressure=[] coloumn_name=[] coloumn_units=[] #First Compaitablity… ### Course Certificates

Flow Simulation using SolidWorks

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Multibody Dynamics using SolidWorks

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