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Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer Engineer/Consultant
The thermodynamics and heat transfer engineer/consultant will be responsible for generating thermal distributions in across a range of flight conditions and Mach Numbers associated with our flight vehicles in the Strategic Missiles Business Line. The position requires expertise in the application and use of Textron Systems legacy aero-thermal computer codes and the ability to transform the predicted results into actionable design improvements for thermal design efficiency. The analysis techniques used, as well as the compiled results, will be summarized in detailed design analysis reports. Position Responsibilities:
• Serve as thermal analysis consulting in the strategic missiles and reentry vehicle area.
• Define detailed temperature maps of external and internal structures and components over a range of aerodynamic heating trajectories and speeds.
• Define design changes that improve efficiency in thermal management of natural and non-natural heating conditions.
• Summarize results and design application techniques during the course of the activity.
• Ensure on-schedule delivery, with quality standards, of thermal analysis results and design suggestions.
• Plan, organize and provide thermal analysis tutorials on the application and use of Textron Systems legacy aero-thermal codes, P2500, P5000, P2658.
• Keep Strategic Systems Design Team advised of analysis status in order to facilitate decision making.
• Up to 5% travel may be required.