CONTRACT CONSULTANT - ELECTRONIC ENGINEER
- MECHANICAL ENGINEER
FRED CONKLIN, ENGINEERING SERVICES
P.O. Box 1780
Mountain View, California 94042
Office (Skype): 650-319-7236
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ENGINEERING SERVICES MISSION STATEMENT:
To provide effective resolution of the client's immediate and temporary design or manufacturing engineering needs. To provide documentation consistent with the client's needs - and suggest a level of documentation that allows the client the freedom to choose the most effective means to modify the product in the future.
Fred Conklin, Engineering Services has been an independent electronic engineering design contractor/consultant for over twenty years. Fred Conklin has designed monitoring systems for explosive and poisonous gasses, automated test systems, telephony equipment, analog and digital audio systems, and medical devices. Fred has supervised mixed development groups (mechanical, electronic, and software design) of up to 5 engineers and technicians. Currently, he has a number of engineers from many disciplines available for use as sub-contractors, all of whom have non-disclosure agreements with Fred Conklin, Engineering Services that protect the end client.
Fred has developed, both hardware and software, many Automated Functional Test systems. Automated Functional Test brings a consistency of results to the production test floor that is unsurpassed. As a management tool, Automated Functional Test provides the most efficient method of reporting problem areas - in the product design itself, vendor quality, or in the production process. The capabilities of Automated Functional Test can be adapted to many different types of laboratory environments, providing greater accuracy and versatility in the acquisition and analysis of experimental data.
RECENT PROJECTS AND DESIGNS:
SEPIC (Single Ended Primary Inductance Converter) DC-DC converter with input voltage range of 12 VDC to 42VDC and output voltage of 5 VDC at 3.5 amps
Sheetmetal rack for package transport
Semi-automated, configurable test program used for manual assembly and test of multiple products
Written with Visual Studio C# .NET
Test instrument drivers for USB, GPIB, and ethernet communications
STANDARD ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT TOOLS:
REVISION CONTROL SYSTEM
Engineering Services uses the Perforce Revision Control System for all design documentation, allowing any version of a document to be retrieved and complete revision history to be maintained.
Microsoft Visual Studio http://www.microsoft.com
Cosmic Software Compiler/Assembler for Freescale micro-controllers
VHDL Design and Simulation (Cypress, Altera, Xilinx, Lattice, and Freescale)
Cypress Semiconductor PSOC Designer IDE for the PSOC microcontroller (System on Chip) http://www.cypress.com
Microchip MPLAB IDE for Microchip micro-controllers http://www.microchip.com
Web Development Microsoft Frontpage http://www.microsoft.com
Experience as an Electronic Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Consultant includes: