Maximilian Tam

Summary

Mechanical Associate with nuclear power plant consulting experience. Direct experience with developing calculations and technical specifications. Interested in early-stage startups in the area of innovative product design.

Industry Specialties: nuclear power, auxiliary system and steam and power conversion design; project scheduling; calculation and technical specification development; review and proof reading of specifications/calculations Technical Specialties: - MS Office - Computational Packages: Matlab - Drafting Packages: AutoCAD, Pro/E, Catia

Work History

Work History
Aug 2007 - Present

Mechanical Associate

Sargent and Lundy

EXELON NEW NUCLEAR PLANT PROJECT: • Wrote section for the ESBWR aux. and steam conversion systems' mechanical design requirements and Contractor/Owner obligations. • Researched site information for site selection with details on topography, sources of water, accessibility, security issues, and safety concerns. • Wrote preliminary estimate calculation of friction head loss of different sizes and materials for circulating water intake.

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MODIFICATION PACKAGE REPLACING CALLAWAY NUCLEAR PLANT ESSENTIAL SERVICE WATER SYSTEM CARBON STEEL PIPING: • Wrote a calculation calculating HDPE pipe stress and describing qualification of use.

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POINT BEACH NUCLEAR PLANT CALC. REVIEW: • Reviewed data, text, sources, and references of a written calculation for inaccuracies of thermal analysis of the circulating water pump house.

________________________________________________________________________ D.C. COOK NUCLEAR PLANT GSI191 COMPLIANCE: • Wrote latent debris calculation for qualification of tape, labels, and other debris in the Containment Building.

May 2005 - Aug 2005

Mechanical Design Intern

• Found Inconel 600,625 bolts for part attachment into engine • Documented method of thermocouple adhesion to engine part surfaces in PowerPoint • Modeled engine part using Pro/E and AutoCAD for thermal analysis • Used a plenum to test the flow leakage rate around metal seal concept

Education

Education
Aug 2003 - May 2007

BS

http://www.purdue.edu

DESIGN PROJECTS:

GEARE Program: Global Engineering Alliance for Research and Education (Jan. 2006 – Dec. 2006)

• Food Processor - Team Leader

Led an 8 person international design team in a 4 month conceptual design and construction of a working prototype operated with the use of combinational logic

• Agricultural Robot:

Calculated static loads and link lengths of a 6-bar linkage using MATLAB for an autonomous robot that plants seeds on steep hills with the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay, India

__________________________________________________________________________ Habitat for Humanity Headquarters Floor Plan - Team Leader (Aug. 2005 – Dec. 2005) Led a 3 person team in the cost estimation and design of the building layout that is currently considered for construction by Habitat for Humanity in Lafayette, Indiana

__________________________________________________________________________Multi-Functional Office Furniture (Jan. 2005 – May 2005) Conceptually designed a multi-functional desk marketed to a researched customer base with modeling and cost estimation done in Catia

Jan 2006 - Apr 2006

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