Expert in Mechanical Design, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Component and System Design and Consulting
Expert ID: 736169 Washington, USA
Expert's career as an engineer began in 1961 as a B.S.M.E. from Pennsylvania State University, followed by two years of active duty as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. His first engineering experience took place at Fort Hood, Texas, where he planned, supervised, and built an ammunition depot for the 1st Armored Division after the Cuban Crisis of 1962.
After his active duty, the companies that he worked for were as follows:
North American Aviation, Apollo Capsule project.
Beckman Instruments, Advanced Technologies Operation
Partner in ISR, Inc. (Industrial & Scientific Research Corp.)
Pacific Scientific Company, Project Engineer
Control Components, Inc., Project Engineer
Pacific Valve Company, Project Engineer, Nuclear Valve Specialist
Paul Monroe Hydraulics, Chief Engineer
Kaiser Electro Precision, Senior Project Engineer
Parker Hannifin, Senior Project Engineer
Engineering Consultant, McDonnell Douglas, and Boeing Aviation
Consulting Mechanical Engineer to Ralbo, Inc., Sparks, NV.
Expert's training and expertise have been in Thermodynamics and Hydraulics.
|Year: 1964||Degree: PHD ( not completed)||Subject: Advanced Engineering Math||Institution: U.S.C.|
|Year: 1961||Degree: B.S.M.E.||Subject: Mechanical Engineering||Institution: Pennsylvania State University|
|Years: 1989 to 1992||Employer: Parker Aerospace||Title: Senior Project Engineer||Department: Hydraulic valve design||Responsibilities: Design of hydraulic landing gear valves for the Boeing 777 aircraft.
Design of various valves, pumps and other hydraulic components for the McDonnell Douglas fly by wire DC-9 derivative that became the Boeing 717 Aircraft
|Years: 1980 to 1988||Employer: Kaiser Electroprecision||Title: Senior Project Engineer||Department: Engineering||Responsibilities: Various valves and mechanisms for McDonnell Douglas and Boeing including components of the first stealth aircraft.|
|Years: 1975 to 1988||Employer: Paul Munroe Engineering||Title: Senior Project Engineer/ Chief Engineer||Department: Hydraulic System Design||Responsibilities: Design of Steering Gear for three Navy ships. Design of hydraulic valve operators for main steam isolation valves for the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plants units 2 and 3. Hydraulic servo valves and conventional hydraulic operators for the valving of the Sacramento Waste Water Treatment Plant.|
|Associations / Societies|
|SAE, while a student at Penn State
ASME Life Member and Secretary of the ASME working group for Nuclear Valves.
Registered Professional Engineer in California from 1973 to 2005
Registered Professional Engineer in Washington from 1994 to present.
|Licenses / Certifications|
|P.E. State of California 1965 to 1995
P.E. State of Washington 1992 to Present
Secretary of the A.S.M.E. Section VIII, Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code for Nuclear Valves 1971 through 1980
|Other Relevant Experience|
|From 1963 to 1964, Expert was in a P.H.D. program at U.S.C. (not completed)|