Mvudi - CFD - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Olivier Mvudi

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Services

CFD

Summary:

-Excellent in CFD with STAR-CCM+.

Work History

Lead design Engineer

Aard Mining equipment

February 2009 - May 2013

duties:
-To oversee and approve drawings done by the draughtsmen.
-Check and approve drawings generated or changed by others in the department.
-To calculate cost effects of modifications and design detail changes;
-To perform engineering design calculations of systems, structures and components.
-To investigate the causes of engineering problems and generate report.
-To confirm design specifications with details to assure conformance.
-To liaise with the production department to ensure most economical methods of manufacture are used and taken into consideration at the design stage.



-To plan and supervise the development and testing of engineering systems,
structures and components.
-To analyse and interpret engineering test data.
-To structure BOM's (Bill of Material) on SYSPRO;
-To design and validation of hydraulic circuit, electric circuit, structural
rigidity of vehicle and stability of mining equipment complying with mining
regulation.


-2013 (June)-2013 (November): CFD Engineer at Aerotherm Computational
Dynamics, with duties:

-To prepare 3D CAD geometries for CFD purposes.

-To mesh, setup, monitor CFD analysis and to post-process the result.

-To compile technical report of the analysis.

Stress analysis Lecturer

Vaal university

January 2008 - January 2009

of
Technology using FEA with Pro/Mechanica and ANSYS.

Design Engineer and FEA-analyst

Imperial

December 2007 - January 2009

Flexi-manufacturing (part of the Imperial Holding), duties:
-To design trailer and rigid bodies according to customer's requirement with
Proengineer.
-To evaluate and improve the technical performance of rigid bodies, through
FEA and fatigue analysis with Pro/Mechanica.
-To investigate failure on trailer.
-To optimize the design process by creating intelligent model.
-To make sure that production is done according to drawing.
-To create a Database.
-To do weight distribution calculation of any trailer.
-Responsible of development of rigid bodies (concept, mechanism, FEA,
drawing and cost evaluation).
-Writing investigation, proposal and new product development report.

Consultant-Designer at Kappa engineering

February 2006 - November 2007

duties:
-To design hydraulic cylinder according to customer requirement with
Proengineer.
-To evaluate and improve the technical performance of the cylinder through
FEA and fatigue analysis with Pro/mechanica.
-To investigate failure on hydraulic cylinder.



-To optimize the design process by creating intelligent model with the main
design parameters being the customer's requirement.
-To make sure that production is done according to drawing.

Junior Engineer

S.A. Truck Bodies/Henred

December 2003 - January 2006

Frauef in Design.(2 years), duties:
-To create a data base of product ( trailer, side tippers, Tautliner ).
-To create 3D model and drawings of the different product with
Proengineer.
-To make sure that production is done according to drawing and customer
requirement.
-To optimize the design process by creating intelligent model with main
design paremeters being the client requirement.
-To calculate the optimum payload of a trailer.

Qualifications & Certifications

Technology mechanical engineering

Vaal University of Technology

College Saint-Joseph

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