The Computational Fluid Dynamics Airflow/Combustion Analyst will develop tetrahedral, hexahedral, hybrid, and moving Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) meshes for a wide variety of engine components such as manifolds, ports, and combustion chambers. Responsibilities will include conducting CFD analyses to assess and/or modify the flow characteristics of these components to meet design requirements.
Provide component-level and/or system-level design recommendations to Design Responsible Engineers based on interpretation of analysis results
Exercise analytical models for fuel preparation and mixture motion analysis including equivalence ratio and wall wetting
Exercise analytical models for in-cylinder combustion analysis using 3D CFD codes such as Star-CD, Converge, AVL-Fire, or in-house proprietary software
Retrieve and modify Unigraphics models of engine components to support the development of CFD models
Enhance current standard analysis practices and/or tools to improve prediction fidelity and/or execution speed
Participate in product design and development teams and regularly present analysis results to engineering peers and management
Document analysis objectives, conclusions, results, and assumptions using a standard report template
Cooperatively work with test engineers to enhance laboratory procedures to support the development of first-time capable analysis techniques
Stays abreast of new technology and competitive products
Additional Job Description
Qualifications - Required
5+ years experience with compressible CFD analysis of powertrain-related systems
3+ years experience in computer-aided math-based analysis of powertrain-related systems
Highly proficient with ProStar, ICEM, Hypermesh, Tgrid, or equivalent CFD meshing software
Highly proficient with Fluent, StarCD, Converge, or equivalent CFD software
Highly proficient with Ensight, ProStar or equivalent CFD post-processing software
BS in Mechanical Engineering
Qualifications - Preferred
MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering
Proficient with GT-Power, WAVE, AVL Boost, or equivalent 1D engine simulation software
High level of oral and written communication skills
High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult
High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others
Highly proficient with Microsoft Office products
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