HANDSCOMB† CONSULTANTS† LTD
Phone : 0870 321 6400†† Fax : 084458 65536
email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Company no: 3270189,†† VAT: UK 686 1567 94
Full list of PROJECT EXPERIENCE of the Handscomb Consultants Staff: -
Programming in Visual Basic to test units (ABS braking electronics) using a PC and instrumentation controlled via GPIB & VXI. Producing test specifications from design requirements. Controlling the unit via serial, "Keyway 2000" and "CAN" links using test commands embedded in itís software. Writing instrument drivers in VB. Archiving all test results. Commissioning hardware & software. Performing Measurement Systems Analysis of test data.
C++, Interface between ATM switch from NEC and a Siemens RNC, 3rd generation UMTS standard mobile network system.
TRW Automotive, Birmingham, UK
Programming in C++ to test units (diesel engine management systems) using a PC and instrumentation controlled via GPIB & VXI. Producing test specifications from design requirements. Controlling the unit via serial, "Keyway 2000" and "CAN" links using test commands embedded in itís software. Writing instrument drivers in C++ for as a library for use by the company in various projects. Archiving all test results. Commissioning hardware & software. Interfacing test equipment with automated handling systems (conveyor belts, fixturing & reject chutes etc.) Performing Measurement Systems Analysis of test data.
Avimo Ltd, Taunton, UK
(now part of Thales)
Programming in Visual Basic to simulate the responses of instruments assist in the testing of accuracy of a ballistic aiming mark controller. Using this to verify embedded software. Adapting programmes in 'C' and hardware design for new products. Designing hardware & software for a video overlay unit for a thermal imager, software in 'C' and also hardware design, including complex logic programming devices. Modifying a laser warning device software in PLM. One week visit to USA to integrate system with subcontractors element.
Lucas Automotive Electronics
(Now part of TRW Automotive)
Commissioning a system to test a diesel fuel pump monitor using LabWindows, VXI & GPIB instruments. Also commissioning a system to simulate the electrical signals from parts of an engine.
(Now part of British Energy)
Designed and developed an Automated Surface Roughness Measurement Scanning System. Interfacing between a PC and stepper drivers, ADC, LVDT transducer etc. using FORTRAN.
(Now part of the Risco Group)
Programming an in-house ATE system consisting of PC, GPIB bus and Labwindows, designing test boxes and procedures for new products. Advising on cost effective methods to reduce test times, manufacturing costs etc.
Programming a Teradyne Zehntel ATE system and Dynapert pick & place machine.
Implemented "design for manufacture" and "design for test" principles in liaison with R & D department to increase manufacturing through-put and reducing subsequent manufacturing costs.
(in administration July 2007)
Designing test equipment using the most cost-effective method:- Beaver A.T.E., custom made test boxes etc. Maintaining all test equipment and electrical equipment. Evaluating the company's products and comparing them with competitors.