Aurélien2022-06-02T17:21:07-04:009 April 2020|Categories: Mechanical design, Software design|
As a designer, your job is to match someone’s needs/problems with a solution. The tricky part is, this someone is not necessarily the client you are talking with and who pays you, it could be a third party that you only know of through your paying client.
As an engineer, the particular kind of design you do aims toward technical solutions, so you might produce plans, [...]
Aurélien2019-08-27T17:07:23-04:0025 April 2018|Categories: Mechanical design|Tags: composites, design, FEA, van|
A few weeks ago, I discovered the tiny world of tiny houses and camping-vans and found that quite amazing. However, the current commercial camping vans look pretty sub-optimal to me, because they are equipped with kitchen-style furniture, meaning heavy, stand-alone stuff made of chipwood/OSB panels 1.5 cm thick. See for yourself :
I spent 3 years working at Polytechnique Montreal on a 280 kg [...]