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Updated 01/01/09

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"Fluid Injection Through One Side of a Long Vertical Channel by Quasilinearization", Master's Project, Results published in the International Journal of Nonlinear Mechanics, Vol. 13, No. 2, 1978

"Finite Element Analysis of Laser Welding Induced Thermal Shock", Applications of Lasers in Materials Processing Conference, Published in the Proceedings, ASM, Washington, D.C., April 1979

"Finite Element Analysis of Laser Welding Induced Thermal Shock", Welding Journal, Vol. 58, No. 11, AWS, November 1979

"Application of the FEM to Integral Shear Lug Design", Stress Indices and Stress Intensification Factors of Pressure Vessels and Piping Components, PVP Vol. 50, ASME, July 1981

"Investigation of a Thermal Shock Induced Instability During Laser Beam Welding", Unpublished Research "Termination Cost Analysis of A Canceled Nuclear Power Plant", Co-Author, Project Management Symposium, October 1982

"Investigation of Improved Welded Attachment Design Criteria Using the Finite Element Method", Co-Author, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Asme, Vol 106, February 1984



Educational Background
Kansas State University
Bachelor of Architecture
Manhattan, Kansas

Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas 

Architectural Structures Option
(Now B.S. Arch.Engineering)        May 1974

Master of Science    Mechanical Engineering
(Formerly Applied Mechanics)      December 1976

Contact Information
P.O. Box 12089

Parkville, MO  64152

(816) 741-0852      FAX (816) 741-0858
electronic mail ken@kspc.net