Sundaravathanan chellappan

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Propulsion Engineer

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Professional Profile

Summary

 Experience in Micro ion thruster development (micro ion electrospray thruster)
 Exposure in space propulsion (Chemical propulsion )
 Experience in cube satellite product development
 Worked on stress analysis of cube satellite structure
(Linear static, random analysis Thermal analysis)
 Experience in Tool and die making for composite material manufacturing
 Experience in composite material stress analysis.
 Exposure in aerospace testing equipment development

Professional Experience

1. Product engineer (space propulsion), Independence-X- Aerospace (GLXP Team Malaysia) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (since May 2016)

Title: Bi-propellant thruster (ADCS Thruster) development

 To understand the mission requirement
 Propellant selection
 Pressurant tank design and Analysis

 Propellant tank design calculation
 Thrust chamber and nozzle design
 Fluid system development
 Prepared makeup model
 Cad modeling
 Spacecraft makeup model development
 To organize project meeting
 To organize project review

Tools: CATIA V5, STK 11 (Basic work)

2. Design engineer (Cube sat product development), Aeolus aero tech pvt ltd Bangalore (Apr 2013 to Apr 2016 )

Title: Product development for micro ion electrospray thruster

 Tested 5 Emitter Functional modal (lab modal )
 Understand the function of ion electrospray thruster
 Multi emitter functional modal under development ( 24 emitter and 48 emitter)
 Understand the space propulsion
 Exposure in basic space electrical propulsion
 System Integration
 Performance verification for Emitter ,Extractor and Accelerator
 Design and analysis
 Thruster lab Testing
 Papering the document for preliminary design
 Data collection from existing project
 Project report preparation
Title: Solid propellant static test rig (Academic Rocket propulsion lab Equipment)

 Thrust chamber design
 Solid propellant grain design and manufacturing
 CD Nozzle design and manufacturing
 Assembly and Integration with thrust stand
 Analysis of burning rate for different grain design
 Thrust measurement using load cell
 Lab Testing
 Project report preparation
Title: Liquid propellant engine study test rig
(Academic Rocket propulsion lab Equipment)

 Thrust chamber design
 CD Nozzle design and manufacturing
 Propellant, oxidizer tank design and manufacturing
 Assembly and Integration with thrust stand
 Thrust measurement using load cell
 Lab Testing
 Project report preparation

Title: 1U, 2U & 3U Cube satellite Structure development

 Design cubesat structure as per calpoly standard
 FEA Validation (static ,Vibration ,Thermal analysis )
 Product manufacturing
 System Integration (Electronics ,AOCS ,communication Systems )
 Testing (static test And vibration testing )
 Final project report preparation

Tools: MSC PATRAN 2010, MSC NASTRAN 2010, HYPER MESH 10, CATIA V5, MS Office 2007.

Title: Magnetic torque rod development (1U cubesat)

 CAD modeling as per designer requirement
 FEA Analysis (Static ,Vibration ,Magnetic Analysis )
 Manufacturing support
 Test setup development support (Mechanical )
 Assembly And integration
 Final project Report preparation ( stress report )

Tools: MSC PATRAN 2010, MSC NASTRAN 2010, HYPER MESH 10, CATIA V5, MS Office 2007.

2. Design Engineer. Aeolus aero tech Pvt Ltd – ( Feb 2012 to march 2013 )

Title: Composite material Manufacturing

 Collecting the data from the assembly drawing and BOM for particular assembly.
 Guiding the technicians to develop tool and die by referring manufacturing drawing.
• Manufacturing of pressure vessel
• Manufacturing of Engine Inlet
• Manufacturing of Rocket launcher
• Rocket mockup modal
• Wind turbine blade manufacturing

Process: Hand layup with auto clave
3. Academic project
Title: Experimental Solid propellant rocket development (student project)
 Propellant selection
 Nozzle design
 Combustion chamber design
 Flight Stability calculation
 Ignition system development
 Test bench design
 Experimental testing
Skills Sets

Tools Experience TOOLS

MSC NASTRAN/PATRAN 2010
HYPERMESH 10,ICEM-CFD
ANSYS WORKBENCH
CATIA V5
AUTOCAD

Educational Qualification

Bachelor of Engineering in Aeronautical engineering, under Anna University in the year of 2011

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