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Aerospace Industry Solutions and Expertise

Butch Vision aerospace expert

Butch Vision
VP of Engineering
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aerospace expert

Areas of Expertise

  • Design and analysis of nozzles, afterburner, and external components for both military and commercial engines (F100, F119, and F135)
  • High cycle fatigue analysis using both random (PSD) and sinusoidal inputs
  • Low cycle fatigue analysis of aerospace components including engine and wing anti-ice systems, turbine exhaust cooling ducts, and landing gear
  • Engine component qualification testing per RTCA-D0-160D

Background

  • MS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Florida

SimuTech in the Aerospace Industry

Through numerous projects with our ANSYS aerospace customers and consulting services, SimuTech has worked on a variety of aerospace projects (see list below).

Besides engineering simulation software and services, SimuTech is an industry leader in gas turbine blade testing and modal testing for the aerospace industry.

Sample Aerospace Projects

  • Acceleration and pressure analysis of titanium potable water tanks on Boeing aircraft
  • Stress (proof, burst, HCF, LCF) analysis of exhaust components on Sikorsky helicopters
  • Dynamic analysis of a heads-up display on Boeing aircraft
  • Fatigue analysis of Flexible and V-band clamps
  • Structural analysis of 777X Engine Anti-Ice System
  • Mechanism analysis of F-15 landing gear to determine both extension/retraction and joint loads
  • Fatigue analysis of F-15 landing gear to determine cycles to failure based on mechanism analysis

ANSYS Resources

ANSYS engineering analysis software has been widely used in all aerospace design applications. To learn more about projects that have been done with ANSYS software, please see information below on specific aerospace components.

SimuTech’s skilled engineers provide consulting, analysis, simulation, and support services via ANSYS software to a variety of aerospace companies and projects. We lead the industry in gas turbine blade testing and modal testing.

SimuTech Consulting Projects in the Aerospace Industry:
  • Mach 5 rocket nozzle steering design
  • Thrust and flow analysis of a space shuttle rocket engine with steering from eccentric drag caused by variable chamber impingement
  • Supersonic design study of various wing profiles, various angles of attack, and altitude
  • Pre-stressed PSD random vibration of electronics PCB assembly
  • Fuel coupling piping fatigue analysis
  • Development of programs for automation of jet engine simulations
  • Airworthiness analysis of engine systems
  • Advanced mesh development for engine component thermal/structural analysis
aerospace engineering simulation software
Airflow in Cabin
ANSYS consulting
Rotor Dynamics
ANSYS software
Nacelle Meshing

aerospace applications Electronics Aerostructures Cabin and Cockpit Nacelle Wings Landing Gears Engine Design Fuel, Air and Hydraulics Systems Flaps and High Lift Devices Auxiliary Power Units


Electronics

Electronics

  • Avionics Cooling
    • Conjugate heat transfer
    • Thermal stress
  • Modal Analysis
    • Random vibration
    • Drop test
    • Pre-stressed modal analysis
  • Safety and durability
    • Impacts
    • Perforation
  • Rack assemblies
    • Stress
    • Fatigue
  • EM Interference
    • High and low frequency

Aerostructures

Aerostructures

  • Metallic and composite materials
  • Weight and mass control
  • Welding, riveting, bonding
  • Mechanical systems
  • Safety systems
    • Oxygen delivery
    • Exits
    • Slides

Cabin & Cockpit

Cabin & Cockpit

  • Air conditioning
    • Natural, mixed, and forced convection
    • Comfort indices, PPD, PMV (ISO 7730)
    • Humidity
    • Solar loading
  • Seating arrangements
    • Locking system
    • Stress prediction
    • Belts
    • Fatigue
  • Overhead compartment
    • Durability and fatigue
    • Openings
    • Modal analysis

Nacelle

Nacelle

  • Pylon design
    • Stress and deformations
    • Fatigue
    • Vibrations
    • Mechanical systems
  • Impacts and perforations
    • Bird strikes
    • Blade shedding
  • Core-compartment
    • Thermal environment
    • Ventilation
    • Fire extinction
  • External shape
    • Inlet
    • External aerodynamics
    • Aeroacoustics
    • Mixer and chevrons
    • Icing

Wings

Wings

  • External Aerodynamics
    • Advanced turbulence and transition modeling
    • Best-in-class meshing
  • Perforations and impacts
  • Welding and riveting
  • Fatigue
  • Fluid-structure interaction
    • One- and two-way interaction
    • Aeroelasticity analysis
  • Anti-icing systems
  • Fuel tanks

Landing Gears

Landing Gears

  • Acoustics
  • Flow
  • Mechanical systems
    • Multibody flexible dynamics
  • Stress and deformation
  • Braking systems
    • Thermal transients
  • Tires
    • Deformation
    • Explosion and perforation

Engine Design

Engine Design

  • Complete turbo systems
    • Fans
    • LP and HP compressors
    • Combustion chambers
    • HP and LP turbines
  • Installations
    • Mixers and chevrons
    • Inlets
    • Core-compartment
    • Leaks and fire extinction
    • Fixings and attachments
  • Multi-disciplinary
    • Stress
    • Thermal
    • CFD
    • Combustion
    • Rotordynamics
    • Bird strikes and blade shedding

Fuel, Air & Hydraulics Systems

Fuel, Air & Hydraulics Systems

  • Multi-purpose
    • Valves, pipes, ducts, tanks
    • Bleed
    • Compressor lines
    • Filters
    • Mixing
    • Air, skydrol, fuel
  • Optimization
    • Fully parametrized process
    • Design of experiments
    • Design for Six Sigma
  • CAD integration and connectivity
    • Workbench bi-directional connectivity
    • FLUENT for Catia V5
  • Fluid structure interaction
    • One-way stresses and deformations
    • Two-way moving and deforming bodies
    • Multibody flexible dynamics
  • Multiscale modeling
    • 1D software couplings

Flaps & High Lift Devices

Flaps & High Lift Devices

  • Performance
    • Lift, drag, weight
  • Transients
    • Moving and deforming bodies
    • One- and two-way fluid-structure interactions
    • Multibody flexible dynamics
  • Acoustics
  • Structures
    • Stress and deformations
    • Axis and bearings
    • Fatigue

Auxiliary Power Units (APU)

Auxiliary Power Units (APU)

  • Complete Turbo System
    • LP and HP compressors
    • Combustion chamber
    • HP and LP turbines
  • Installations
    • Alternators
    • Inlets
    • Core-compartment
    • Leaks and fire extinction
    • Fixings and attachments
  • Multi-Disciplinary
    • Stress
    • Thermal
    • CFD
    • Emag
    • Combustion
    • Rotordynamics
    • Blade Shedding