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Etcel Brochure 062009

  1. 1. www.enablingtechnologies.co.uk Enabling Technologies Consulting Engineers Ltd
  2. 2. Enabling Technologies Aerospace Marine Renewable Energy Engineering Solution Providers Enabling Technologies Consulting Engineers Limited (ETCEL) is an innovative engineering consultancy business with its origins in the aero- space structure industry. We provide global clients across a broad spectrum of industry sectors with the highest level of specialist consulting services. Our skills are highly valued as a solution provider across a broad range of sectors utilizing innovative ideas with the latest technology and hence providing clients with optimum cost effective solutions within demanding timescales. Established in 2001, our clients are both SME’s and major OEM’s located in Europe and North America, operating across a range of sectors including aerospace, wind energy, marine and specialist consulting activities. Providing a centre of excellence in the field of advanced composite and metallic structural design and analysis with a focus on the broad ap- plication of advanced technologies and industrial methods, we strive to exceed client’s goals and expectations. Enabling Technologies is active in a range of disciplines including product research and development, design, analysis, testing, certification, crash investigation, product support, expert witness, organisational development, recruitment and training. We specialise in assisting industrial partners to develop applications for their niche technologies and capabilities. Enabling Technologies A highly experienced team of staff with the core capability being structural analysis and design, with a niche capability in the design and analy- Consulting Engineers Ltd sis of advanced composites. Significant investment has been made in state of the art analysis tools / CAD and data links integrity systems. Enabling Technologies is an ISO 9001 approved organisation and is accredited as an investor in people for its commitment to the continuous development of its highly skilled team. www.enablingtechnologies.co.uk 01
  3. 3. Enabling Technologies Industrial Medical Legal Analysis Structures and System Design • Analytical analysis of metallic’s, exotic metallics and composite materials using traditional • Design of primary and secondary structures including metallic, composites, exotic methods as well as FEM tools such as NASTRAN / PATRAN and own in house tools. metallic and hybrid structures using the latest CAD tools. ETCEL CAD systems Classical Analysis include both Catia V4 & V5, operating on both UNIX and Windows OS. Additionally • Strength and stiffness calculations from first principles ETCEL has developed its own optimisation tools for Catia V5. Finite Element Analysis • ETCEL design solutions are developed concurrently with analytical tools to achieve • Structural analysis and modelling optimum design solutions. • Linear and non-linear static analysis • Thermal analysis Our design experienced includes: • Buckling analysis • Design to cost • Vibration and forced response • Weight optimisation Fatigue, Fracture Mechanics & Damage Tolerance • Conceptual and detail design • Repeated loading and component life prediction • Repair design • Strength analysis of cracked or flawed structures • Tooling design Failure Analysis • Analysis of structural failures and prediction of failures Design projects include: • MSC NASTRAN MSC PATRANNX NASTRAN Simulia / ABAQUSANSYS • Design and development of aerospace composite and metallic primary structures FEMAP, MATHCAD, Anaglyph LAP 4.0BOSAP FASERESACACAT including VTP / Wing / Nacelle and Fuselage components • Structural failure investigations • Design and development of composite components in the Wind Energy, Marine Certification & Qualification and Medical sectors • Preparation of documentation • ETCEL is active in developing business relationships with manufacture companies • Programme management • Certification route planning Report Writing Software Development • First Flight Report Writing • Certification reports and ACD’s Enabling Technologies develops bespoke software tools to enhance its analysis and design • Idealisation report Writing capabilities which reduce timescales and offer superior services for further product develop- • Structural analysis reporting ments. Examples of these being: • Various automated load selection tools • Development of CAD to FEM interface tools • Developed automated FEM analysis tool to access the effects of manufacturing defects on composite panels 02 www.enablingtechnologies.co.uk
  4. 4. Enabling Technologies Consulting Services Product Support & Training Enabling Technologies is an independent company, therefore ETCEL has built up a reputation • Enabling Technologies offers comprehensive product support services such as life exten- for high quality, non-biased independent assessment of technical issues. Whether this is a sions, repairs and AOG services across a range of sectors. potential structural failure, or in the unfortunate situation that a failure has occurred, ETCEL • Enabling Technologies provide a range of clients with bespoke specialist training pro- can determine the failure criteria. In some cases this may lead to legal action. ETCEL have grams. strong links with various companies and law firms and have assisted in a number of legal cases. Software / Hardware All legal consultations are subject to strict non-disclosure, however examples of the type of work carried is summarised below: • MSC NASTRAN • MSC PATRAN Aircraft accident investigations for insurance purposes. • NX NASTRAN • Simulia / ABAQUS • Technical expert witness in criminal case (defence). • ANSYS • Technical expert witness in corporate disputes. • Catia V4 / Unix • Company and product due diligence • Catia V5 / PC • FEMAP Enabling Technologies specialise in assisting industrial partners to identify and develop ap- • MATHCAD plications for their niche technologies and capabilities. • Anaglyph LAP 4.0 • TAKSY This is achieved by means of careful market research to target potential applications that offer • BOSAP / FASER maximum commercial leverage. • ESAC / ACAT Dependent upon business case, Enabling Technologies are always prepared to make significant investments in technology and capability development to support clients. www.enablingtechnologies.co.uk 03
  5. 5. Enabling Technologies Clients Aerospace Airbus Industries Composites / Structural Mechanics / Design / Certification Farnborough Office ASI Crash investigations The Hub 1st Floor Boeing Design / Analysis / Certification / Testing Farnborough Business Park CeBeNetwork GmbH Design / Analysis / Certification Fowler Avenue GKN GmbH Product Development / Product Support Farnborough Hampson Industries Structural mechanics / Design & Analysis Hampshire GE Aviation Structural Mechanics / Certification GU14 7JF Hitco Carbon Composite Structural Mechanics / Product Development / Design & Analysis England Pall Corporation Composite Structural Mechanics / Analysis T +44 (0) 1252 302 219 Smiths Industries Structural Mechanics / Certification /Product development F +44 (0) 8704 601 620 AeroDAC AOG Support E info@enablingtechnologies.co.uk Wind Energy Isle of Wight Office Vestas DK Product Support Innovation Centre Vestas UK Composites / Product Development St. Cross Business Park Monks Brook Marine Newport Rolls Royce Marine Composite Structural Mechanics / Design & Analysis Isle of Wight Gurit Composite Structural Mechanics / Design & Analysis PO30 5WB Mirabella Yachts Ltd Composite Structural Mechanics / Analysis England T +44 (0) 1983 550 480 Consultancy F +44 (0) 1983 550 489 CMI Due Diligence / Market Research E info@enablingtechnologies.co.uk Eversheds Expert Witness Richard Nelson Expert Witness Farnham Town Hall Buildings Medical Castle Street Philips Composite Product Support Farnham Surrey Training GU9 7ND Airbus Academy Composites / Structural Mechanics England GKN GmbH Organisational Development / Training T +44 (0) 1252 720 664 F +44 (0) 1252 720 601 R&D E info@enablingtechnologies.co.uk Integrated Wing Composite Structural Mechanics / Process Development Alcoa R&D 04 www.enablingtechnologies.co.uk
  6. 6. Farnborough Office Farnham Office Isle of Wight Office The Hub 1st Floor Town Hall Buildings Innovation Centre Farnborough Business Park Castle Street St. Cross Business Park Fowler Avenue Farnham Monks Brook Farnborough Surrey Newport Hampshire GU9 7ND Isle of Wight GU14 7JF England PO30 5WB England England T +44 (0) 1252 302 219 T +44 (0) 1252 720 664 T +44 (0) 1983 550 480 F +44 (0) 8704 601 620 F +44 (0) 1252 720 601 F +44 (0) 1983 550 489
  7. 7. Aero-Structures Solution Providers
  8. 8. Aero-Structures Solution Providers Aero-Structures Power Plant Wingtips Empennage Primary Structure Rapid Prototyping Solution Providers Hot Section Engine Static Structure Series Development Fuselage Interfaces Control Surface Interfaces Integration Nacelle Integration Interfaces Secondary Structures ETCEL provides a centre of excellence in the Pylon Primary Structure Systems Integration field of advanced composite and metallic structural design and analysis. Active in a range of disciplines including product research and development, design, analysis, testing, certification, crash investigation, product support, expert witness, organisational development, recruitment and training. We specialise in assisting industrial partners to develop applications for their niche Fuselage technologies and capabilities. Primary Structure Interfaces Wing Trailing Edge & High Lift A highly experienced team of staff with the Doors Flaps core capability being structural analysis and Hybrid Constructions Flap Beams design, with a niche capability in the design Systems Installation High Load Fittings and analysis of advanced composites. Secondary Structure Significant investment has been made in state of the art analysis tools / CAD and data links integrity systems. Aerospace Clients Aerospace Platforms Airbus, Alcoa, Boeing, Pall, GKN, Hampson, Airbus A320, A330 / 340, A350, A380 A400M GE Aviation, Hitco Carbon Composites inc. Boeing KC767, 767, 737 CeBeNetwork GmbH Various rotary wing Enabling Technologies AeroDAC Consulting Engineers Ltd www.enablingtechnologies.co.uk
  9. 9. Training Solutions
  10. 10. Training Solutions Training Solutions Enabling Technologies develops specialist technical training programs for a range of clients Contracted by a 1st tier manufacturing company to create a design organisation to support from airworthiness organisation, OEM’s and 1st tier companies. Additional complementary its manufacturing capabilities. This involved developing the organisation structure including services including organisation development are offered, providing clients with a total solution. creating a complete design and build organisation. As part of the organisation development this included developing and deploying training programs for design and stress engineers to Examples of training solutions: support its existing products. Trained engineers, implement new processes to approval stage with OEM. Developed and deployed specialist training material for operators of ageing aircraft on behalf of an airworthiness organisation. Engineers seconded to Enabling Technologies to train in specialist areas with the emphasis of design and analysis of composite materials Collaborated with MSC to write and deploy stress analysis training material for Airbus Structures Academy. Enabling Technologies Consulting Engineers Ltd www.enablingtechnologies.co.uk
  11. 11. Product Support
  12. 12. Product Support Product Support Enabling Technologies offers significant value added services in the form of product support. • Working with OEM’s & 1st tier manufacturing companies in the following areas of product support: These have developed from the core competencies of structures analysis & design, along • Determining acceptable limits of damage and standard repairs. with an in-depth understanding of the in-service applications and certification criteria. Provid- • Fault analysis and determining in-service repairs ing clients with these services provides a number of cost effective solutions. • Manufacturing defect repairs (MRB) • Product enhancement. Various product support services, including life extension, repairs and modifications across • Life extension aerospace, marine, defence, renewable energy and industrial applications. Within the Aerospace sector Enabling Technologies is able to provide approved CVE’s with an approved AOG Support route to DOA. Cost Effective Product Support Services Examples of product support services and applications: Renewable Energy Sector Aerospace Sector Within the renewable energy sector, Enabling Technologies has developed tools to extend • Direct support to airlines and leasing companies. the life of products outside their initial designed life expectancy by monitoring their structural • Aircraft OEM’s integrity. • Aircraft component 1st tier companies Marine Sector Aerospace Sector Applications Within the marine industry, Enabling Technologies works closely with owners to develop modi- • Working with airlines and leasing companies on various products which require a STC fications and repairs which enhance existing products and allow for life extension. • Repairs which are outside the acceptable limits of the standard repair manual. (AOG) • Structural modification (AOG) Industrial Sector • Life extension Support of various products including repair of manufacturing defects and life extensions. Enabling Technologies Consulting Engineers Ltd www.enablingtechnologies.co.uk
  13. 13. Renewable Energy Solution Providers
  14. 14. Renewable Energy Solution Providers Renewable Energy Blade Development Structural Analysis Solution Providers Design and Analysis Tooling Development Hub Development Composite Technology Structural Analysis ETCEL provides a centre of excellence in the field of advanced Design and Analysis composite and metallic structural design and analysis. Tooling Development Material Selection Active in a range of disciplines including product research and development, design, analysis, testing, certification, crash investigation, product support, expert witness, organisational development, recruitment and training. We specialise in assisting industrial partners to develop applications for their niche technologies and capabilities. Product Support A highly experienced team of staff with the core capability being structur- Fault Analysis al analysis and design with a niche capability in the design and analysis Repair Solutions of advanced composites. Significant investment has been made in state of the art analysis tools / CAD and data links integrity systems. Verification Audits System Analysis Dynamic Damping Systems Enabling Technologies works with various renewable energy providers to develop various products in a number of areas within the renewable sectors. These include development of the next generation of composite blades & hubs. Enabling Technologies has been active in providing total solutions including design / analysis FEM and tooling concepts. Enabling Technologies Consulting Engineers Ltd www.enablingtechnologies.co.uk
  15. 15. Marine Structures Solution Providers
  16. 16. Marine Structures Service Providers Marine Structures Solution Providers ETCEL provides a centre of excellence in the Propulsion Ducts Structural Verification and Modifications Super Yacht Equipment field of advanced composite and metallic • Large diameter CFRP ducts. • Repair and refit support. • Self Levelling Passarelles. structural design and analysis. • Close tolerance, stiffness critical design. • Mast Steps • Swim Platforms. • 30% weight saving over baseline GFRP • Rigging Attachments • Helicopter Deck Structure. Active in a range of disciplines including solution • Keel Structures • Lay Flat Deck Equipment. product research and development, design, • Bowsprits • Hoist & Handling Equipment. analysis, testing, certification, crash • Sea Doors investigation, product support, expert Marine Clients witness, organisational development, • Rolls Royce Marine, Mirabella V, Gurit, Race Boat Structural Engineering recruitment and training. Victric IV, Pegasus Racing LLC • Hull Optimisation. • Keel & Rigging Interfaces. We specialise in assisting industrial partners Underwater Unit to develop applications for their niche tech- • Dynamic Analysis nologies and capabilities. • Preliminary underwater unit design & natural frequency analysis A highly experienced team of staff with the • Incorporation of manufacturing core capability being structural analysis and • philosophy & concepts design with a niche capability in the design • Geometry revision (Twisted Geometry & and analysis of advanced composites. Latest Driveline) • FE model revision (enhanced Significant investment has been made in detail – component strength/vibration) state of the art analysis tools / CAD and data • Analysis - Composite strength/Bearing links integrity systems. forces etc Enabling Technologies Consulting Engineers Ltd www.enablingtechnologies.co.uk
  17. 17. Consulting Services
  18. 18. Consulting Services Consulting Services Enabling Technologies specialise in assisting industrial Capability Development Legal partners to identify and develop applications for their 1st tier supplier collaboration agreement with a proven Enabling Technologies is an independent company, niche technologies and capabilities. track record of developing novel, state of the art therefore ETCEL has built up a reputation for high quality, This is achieved by means of careful market research to composite structure solutions for commercial aerospace non-biased independent assessment of technical issues. target potential applications that offer maximum applications. Activities included assessing future strategy commercial leverage. to make acquisition of advanced composite automation Whether this is a potential structural failure, or in the facilities including fibre placement and tape layer unfortunate situation that a failure has occurred, ETCEL Dependent upon business case, Enabling Technologies machines. Assessment including development of bespoke can determine the failure criteria. In some cases this may are always prepared to make significant investments in software to integrate design tools with automated fibre lead to legal action. technology and capability development to support clients. placements and tape laying software to optimise design and development tasks. ETCEL have strong links with various companies and law firms and have assisted in a number of legal cases. Market Research Organisation Development All legal consultations are subject to strict non-disclosure, Contracted to develop a manufacturing organisation into a however examples of the type of work carried is Market design and build organisation (QSF-B to QSF-C). Trained summarised below: Research engineers, implemented new processes to approval stage Requirement Specification with OEM. • Aircraft accident investigations for insurance And Planning purposes • Technical expert witness in criminal case (defence) • Technical expert witness in corporate disputes Design Development Strategy Organisation • Company and product due diligence Product Management Product Facilities Groups Programs Test Product Individual Processes Verification Products Skill Sets Constituent Manufacture Technologies IP Product Product Analysis Core Competence Analysis Enabling Technologies Support Consulting Engineers Ltd www.enablingtechnologies.co.uk

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