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Rahul K. | Elance
 
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Rahul K.

Perfect Control!
   Canada
  |   Burnaby, British Columbia

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

Hi,

I have 10+ years experience in Power Electronics, Motor Drives, Motion Control, Instrumentation, LabVIEW, Test Fixture Development, Ultrasonics, Piezoelectric Sensors. Starting from a mathematical model, I have the ability to implement Real Time Control on a Texas Instruments DSP and Industrial PCs as well as sourcing cost effective suppliers gives you an edge.

I use Open Source (GNU) software whenever possible so as to reduce your future development costs.

If you want advice from Gurus (Nobel prize or Near that level), it can be...

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Portfolio

Skills (10)

Tested
Analog Electronics
Digital Electronics
Digital Signal Processing
Statistics
C++
C
Fuel Cells
Motion Control
Ultrasonics
Motor Drives

Service Description

(1) Mechatronics and Motion Control: Robot & Actuator Development, CNC and other Automated Tools Design and Mechanical Assembly- Motor Drive integration.

(2) Sensorless Control, Adaptive Control and Discrete Optimization (Linear Programming) Algorithm Development (I have invented a new Discrete Optimization Algorithm).

(3) DC-AC, AC-DC and DC-DC Switch-Mode Power Conversion: Power Factor Correction (PFC), Inverters, Multi-level inverters, Fuel Cell, Wind and Solar to Grid Interface, Distributed Generation

(4) Motor Drives: Inverter Hardware and Embedded Control Software

(5) Mathematical System Modelling in PSIM, SABER, OrCAD-PSPICE, Matlab-Simulink, Scilabs, Octave, MathCAD, Vissim, CASPOC, EWB (Electronics Workbench), GNUCap, gEDA, Macsyma, Mathomatica, Maple, C, C++, Python

(6) Electronics Hardware design: Worst Case Analysis and Tolerance Analysis

(7) Embedded Control using Texas Instruments' Digital Signal Processors (DSP)

(8) Digital Filter Design and implementation on DSP

(9) Battery Management Systems (BMS) and Battery Testing using Impedance Spectroscopy

(10) LabVIEW and “My Open Lab” (Open Source) based testing including Highly Accelerated Life Testing-Highly Accelerated Stress Testing-Mean Time Before Failure estimates

(11) Instrumentation, Sensors and Data Acquisition System and Board Design (DAQ)

(12) Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Layout for minimum Electromagnetic Interference and Electromagnetic Compliance

(13) Basic Radio Frequency (RF) Design...

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Employment

Light Based Technologies, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Power Supply Design Engineer
2011 - 2012
(1) designed a lowest total Bill of Material (BOM) cost topology for a Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) Protocol controlled Deep 1% Dimming LED power supply with a built-in...
Electrovaya, Miss., Ontario, Canada & New York, US
Electrical Engineer (Contract)
2010 - 2011
(1) Designed Low Cost Sensorless (No Cell Voltage Monitoring required) Battery Charger-Balancer (Designed multiple isolated winding DC-DC converter output on a common Magnetic Core, auxiliary...
Northland Motor Technologies, Watertown, New York
Electronics Engineer
2008 - 2010
(1) Root Cause Analysis on failed Brushless DC (BLDC) drives, found four Failure Modes including Bootstrap Driver Output MOSFET latch-up causing Inverter cross-conduction, and saved 22,000 PCBs...
John Deere, Fargo, North Dakota, USA
Electrical Engineer II (Hardware)
2007 - 2008
Electronics for Agricultural & Lawn care equipment: (1) Responsible for Analog and Digital Hardware for DSP based BLDC drives in cutting (2 hp) & traction (4 hp) (2) Design of Switching Power...
Youtility, Inc. (Semikron subs.), Hudson, NH, USA
Electrical Engineer
2006 - 2007
Specialty Power Electronics design and manufacture: (1) Modeled Boost & Buck converters in SABER, PSPICE, and LTSPICE for Control Loop Stability Analysis, Monte Carlo & Analog Sensory circuit...

Education

Texas A&M University
Master of Science
- 2003
Indian Institute of Technology
Master of Technology
- 1999

Keywords

Power Electronics
Motion Control
Battery Management Systems
Ultrasonic Tools & Piezoelectric Sensors
Electromagnetic Compliance
Testing using LabVIEW
Mathematical Modelling: Matlab-Simulink-PSIM-SABER-LTSPICE
Embedded Texas Insruments' DSP Control
Electromagnetic Compliance
3D Solidworks Design
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