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Steve Hammond | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 25, 2014

Steve Hammond

Quality Engineering Services
   United Kingdom
  |   Rawdon, Leeds, UK
  |  11:21 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $50

I am a highly motivated, degree qualified design engineer with excellent problem solving, project management and communication skills. My main areas of expertise include Thermal and Aerodynamic analysis using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), structural analysis using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) techniques and 3D CAD design using SolidWorks, primarily in the automotive, aerospace and defence industries.

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Portfolio

Advanced Innovative Engineering Ltd is a startup company which specialises in the...
The brief at Ultra Electronics was to help the team progress through the PDR...
Cubewano designs, develops, tests and manufactures small, high quality internal...
UAV Engines Ltd are specialists in the design and production of Wankel type rotary...

Skills (8)

Tested
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Design
Structural Analysis
2d Draughting
SolidWorks Motion
SolidWorks Simulation
SolidWorks
3D CAD Modelling

Service Description

Overview:
Having gained significant experience working on various high profile projects as a contract engineer, I started my own company in 2011 called Qoppa Ltd which provides computer aided engineering consultancy to companies throughout the UK. From the advanced use of SolidWorks 3D software through to product design and finally FEA and CFD analysis using SolidWorks Simulation and Ansys.

Custom SolidWorks API written to Improve Staircase Modeller
July 2013 August 2013
Advancing the work for Platinum Stairlifts involved developing the system to be capable of working among teams of designers to speed up order processing. To facilitate this custom code was written to fully utilise the advanced capabilities of the SolidWorks API. The staircase modelling system is now at V5.2.

Automated Staircase Modelling Using Photo Survey Data
June 2013 July 2013
After specifying a photo survey system, Platinum Stairlifts required their existing automated staircase design system to integrate with their new, additional method of surveying staircases. As a result of this work they now have an extremely powerful solution which enable almost instant modelling of a staircase using photo survey data.

Grant Funding Application Writing
June 2013 July 2013
AIE required assistance with explaining and promoting technical information to a number of grant funding bodies. Several applications were made and accepted, helping to secure funding for further development of the company's engine...

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Employment

Cubewano
Senior Project Engineer
2009 - 2011
Overall responsibility for the Sonic 35 engine program at Cubewano. Duties include resource management as well as control of costs and timings using Microsoft Project 2010 and Microsoft Project...
Cetix AS
Senior Project Engineer
2008 - 2009
Lifting Solutions were originally contracted to design and develop a 13 Tonne Active Heave Compensated ROV Winch for the marine sector. As project manager I had overall responsibility for ensuring...
Jaguar Land Rover
CFD Analyst
2008 - 2008
At Jaguar/Landrover I was responsible for conducting CFD analysis on the Jaguar XK, specifically the uprated supercharged XKR. Working closely with the styling department to optimise the under hood...
Dunlop Equipment
Analysis Engineer
2007 - 2008
Dunlop Aerospace design and produce aircraft anti-icing valves, Turbine Case Cooling Valves and other associated valves for the Aerospace industry. Analysis work was conducted using Ansys FEA,...
UAV Engines Ltd
Project Engineer
2004 - 2007
UAV Engines Ltd are specialists in the design and production of Wankel type rotary engines used in unmanned military air vehicles. The project consisted of engine design work for DARPA and Aurora...
KC Mobility Services
Design Engineer
2001 - 2004
KC Mobility services are specialists in the design and production of bespoke components which are used in vehicle conversions to assist disabled people. Responsibilities included the redesign of...
TVR Engineering
Student Design Engineer
1999 - 2000
During my placement year at TVR I worked in a number of different departments including the production line and the race team to gain as much experience as possible. My primary responsibility was...

Education

Sheffield Hallam University
Integrated Engineering with Automotive Studies
1997 - 2001

Keywords

SolidWorks
3D CAD
Rendering
2D Draughing
Mechanical Engineering
FEA
CFD
Analysis
Flow Simulation
Structural Simulation
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