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Ben Fulcher

Main research topic:

Negative stiffness

 

Current research work:

  • Use of bond graphing to quickly model mechanical systems.
  • Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) used to rapidly fabricate test prototypes.
  • Perform vibrations tests on the prototypes.
  • Example SolidWorks model and SLS prototype:

Graduate courses taken:

 

  • Solid Freeform Fabrication
  • Engineering Vibration

  • Modeling of Physical Systems (Bond Graphing)
  • Dynamics of Mechanical Systems (Newton, Hamilton, Lagrange, Kane methods)
  • Mechatronics I

 

Education:

MS Mechanical Engineering

The University of Texas at Austin, (current)

 

BS Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin, 2010

 

Contact info:

bafulcher@gmail.com