Dr. Dewey H. Hodges - Consulting

 

Maneuvering Tilt-Rotor Coriolis Loads. Rand Corporation, Nov. 1987

Buckling of Shells with Integrated Stiffeners. U.S. Navy, Dec. 1987 - Sept. 1988

Technical evaluation of 2GCHAS Theory Manual for Element Library. U.S. Army Aeroflightdynamics Directorate, Sept. 1988

Technical Evaluation of 2GCHAS Theory and Assemble-Solve Control System Functions. U.S. Army, July - Aug. 1989

Finite Element Formulation for Rotor Blade Analysis. Bell Helicopter Textron, Sept. 1989

Correction of NASTRAN Bar Element Geometric Stiffness Formulation. GRW, Inc., Oct. 1990 - Jan. 1991

Technical Enhancements and Revisions to 2GCHAS Element and Assemble-Solve Theories. Sterling Federal Systems, Jan. 1992 - Sept. 1993

Optimal Guidance and Control for Air Defense Missiles. LTV Aerospace and Defense, Missiles Division, Mar. 1992 - Dec. 1992

Application of Smart-Materials Technology to Rotor Blade Design. Guided Systems Technologies, Dec. 1992 - Feb. 1993

Composite Rotor Blade Sectional Analysis. Berkeley Applied Science and Engineering Associates, July 1993

Composite Rotor Blade Sectional Analysis. CSA Engineering, June - Dec. 1994

Robinson R-22 Inflight Breakups. FAA, Aug. 1994 - Jan. 1996

Technical Enhancements and Revisions to 2GCHAS Element and Assemble-Solve Theories. Advanced Rotorcraft Technology, July 1996 - Aug 2000

Dynamics Analysis Program Review. Aircraft Landing Systems, AlliedSignal Aerospace, Feb. 1997

Specialized Code Development for Control Design Applications, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, March - Sept. 1998

Assessment of State-of-the-Art Blade Modeling for Comprehensive Rotorcraft Analysis, U.S. Army Aeroflightdynamics Directorate, June 2003

Nonlinear Aero-Servo-Elastic Modeling of Pathfinder and Helios, NASA Dryden, March 2004 - Jan. 2005

Development of Nonlinear Composite Beam Element for RCAS, U.S. Army Aeroflightdynamics Directorate, May - Dec. 2004

Modeling of Multi-body Dynamical Systems and Kane’s Method, NASA Marshall Spaceflight Center, Aug. 2006

Section Properties of Wind-Turbine Blades, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Dec. 2006 - Mar. 2007

Development of Enhancements to NATASHA, AeroVironment, Inc., 2007, 2008

Development of Enhancements to PreVABS, AeroVironment, Inc., 2008

Review and assessment of internal technical work in the areas of aeroelasticity and structural dynamics, AeroVironment, Inc., 2008 - present

HIT Program, Mustang Technology, Inc., 2008 – present

Senior Consultant, AnalySwift LLC, 2011 – present

Expert witness in the patent infringement and invalidity action between Eurocopter and Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited regarding the Bell 429 landing gear and Eurocopter’s Canadian Patent No. 2,207,787, Canadian Federal Court. Technical subject matter: rotorcraft dynamics and stability. Law firm: Ogilvy Renault (now Norton Rose), Montreal, Quebec, Jul. 2010 – Feb. 2011.

Expert witness in the patent infringement and invalidity action between Eurocopter and Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited regarding the Bell 429 landing gear and Eurocopter’s French Patent No. 96 07156, Federal Court of France. Technical subject matter: rotorcraft dynamics and stability. Law firm: Norton Rose, Montreal, Quebec, Oct. 2011 – present.

Expert witness in the patent infringement and invalidity action between Eurocopter and Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited regarding the Bell 429 landing gear and Eurocopter’s U.S. Patent 5,860,621, United States District Court of District of Columbia. Technical subject matter: rotorcraft dynamics and stability. Law firm: Goodwin Procter LLP, New York, Apr. 2012 – present.


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