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Job Summary The intern will engage in the design of a tuned mass damper for the LIGO suspensions. Under direct supervision of an engineer, the student will aid in static and dynamic analysis of the existing tuned mass dampers. Cross-coupling analysis results with experimental data, the student will propose a new design to meet the LIGO requirements. The student will gain experience on FEA software, programming, data analysis and engineering. The work will be performed entirely remotely.
Job Duties - Carry out static and modal simulations with FEA software - Interpret and report on the results - Other duties as assigned
Basic Qualifications - Undergraduate college student in a mechanical engineering major
Preferred Qualifications - Good interpersonal skills, written skills, and excellent attention to detail - Experience with FEA software
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Caltech is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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