S. African Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Serial No: 11270
Skills keywords: acoustic analysis, matlab, project management, vibration analysis
Short Bio:

A dedicated and highly motivated mechanical engineer with expertise in vibration and acoustic analysis, field measurement planning and execution, laboratory testing, signal processing and data analysis, basic design work, and ROPS and FOPS tests.

Current location:  Gauteng, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South African
Preferred Sector of Employment:  accounting and finance
Spoken languages: Afrikaans, english
Location I am interested in working: canada

Education and Qualifications

MEng Master of Engineering (Mechanical) (2014)

University of Pretoria, South Africa

BEng (Hons) Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Mechanical) (2011)

University of Pretoria, South Africa

BEng Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (2009)

University of Pretoria, South Africa

Graduate Projects:

 Master’s Dissertation Title: Development of a Low Cost Vibration Monitoring System For Industrial Gearboxes (2014)

 Independent study submission Title: Development Of A Prototype Vibration Monitoring System For Industrial Gearboxes (2011)

 Tribology submission Title: Wear and Tribological Investigation of a Transfer Case (2009)

 Undergraduate project submission Title: Vibration monitoring and lifetime prediction on a Helical Gearbox (2008)

Key I.T. Skills

 Microsoft Office  MATLAB

 SolidWorks  MikroC Advanced dsPIC (C Language)

 Eclipse Java Development software  MSC Patran/Nastran FEA software

Career Summary


Business Enterprises, University of Pretoria (Pty) Ltd.

• Conducting project research, planning, preparing quotations, design work, carrying out tests and subsequent data analysis and accompanying technical report writing

• Liaising effectively with clients and colleagues from initial contact through to project completion stage including presenting comprehensive project progress reports to large audiences

• Gaining an enhanced knowledge of underground and surface coal mining environments, laboratory testing, and data acquisition

• Developing knowledge concerning measuring and processing displacement, velocity, acceleration, sound, rotation speed and wind speed, and performing computer coding using primarily MATLAB


(2 Months) Bateman Engineering Projects SSA

• Responsible for carrying out basic design tasks, producing engineering drawings, making specification updates, and liaising with suppliers as necessary


(2 Weeks) Barnie’s Engine Rebuilders CC