ARA Engineering, Inc. offers services to both small and large companies. We support large corporations by developing and/or analyzing product designs. We work with inventors, entrepreneurs, and small companies to help make their ideas become reality. ARA Engineering, Inc. has successfully completed projects such as:
Testing & Preparation
Design of a computer controlled four axis engraving system
The design of an automated infrared tracking and video recording / transmission system.
Computer optimization and design to improve the sound of a family of golf putters.
Design of a patient interface system for an experimental optics-based medical device
Thermal and stress analysis of pressure vessels and their closure mechanisms.
Thermal FEA and CFD for a line of catheters.
Thermal FEA and fatigue analysis of an electronic circuit board for next generation automobiles.
Reaction loads and stress analysis for aircraft interior structures.
FEA of a large, high temperature assembly system.
Design of robotic instrumentation for
1. Testing of medical products.
2. Automation of food processing.
Optical design improvements for a line of patient monitoring instruments.
Development of a specialized optical instrument with proprietary sensor subsystems.
Design of an electro-optical system for a patient monitoring system.
Design of fiber optic instrumentation.
Design of an illumination system for a research grade spectrometer.
Design and optimization of an optical system drive that greatly reduced sensitivities to temperature changes and vibration.
Thermal testing, modeling, and design improvements for semiconductor processing equipment.
Thermal FEA to support programs in the medical, aerospace, consumer, and automotive industries.
Preparation of a tutorial manual for an FEA solver.
Presentations & Media
‘Using Engineering Analysis Tools in the Design Cycle’, ASME National Manufacturing Week, March 4, 2003.
‘Mainstream CAE Tools: Technical Considerations and Informative Comparisons’, ASME Conference, November 2000.
FEA advisory board members for Desktop Engineering magazine.
A report comparing the performance of three brands of finite element analysis software. (The report was reviewed in the March 2000 issue of Desktop Engineering magazine.)
ARA Engineering’s Uniqueness
Honoring customer expectations and confidentiality is our normal way of doing business.