Stress Engineering


What is the role of the Stress Engineer?

  • Ensure that structural designs are lightweight but strong and robust enough to pass external regulatory static and dynamic tests, cyclic fatigue testing and in-service abuse.
  • Maintain continued airworthiness of the product through its life.

What kind of applicant are we looking for?

  • Someone with an interest in structures and problem solving.
  • Someone with creativity, innovation and an eye for detail.
  • An applicant with a sound mathematical ability and strong analytical skills.
  • Academic requirements are minimum 2:1 degree in a Mechanical, Aeronautical or Automotive Engineering discipline or similar.

What does Stress Engineering offer to graduates?

  • The opportunity to take on an intellectually challenging role full of variety, problem solving and professional development.
  • The chance to learn a broad range of demanding skills via self-learning, on-the-job mentorship and external training.
  • An exciting role seeing your structures put to test.
  • As a career, stress engineers are highly regarded, sought after and are rewarded as a result.

What are the objectives of the Stress Engineering placement?

  • Determine load paths and free body diagrams of a component
  • Understand basic aerospace regulatory requirements
  • Perform basic component stress analysis using modern FE and traditional hand calculations
  • Plan and organise a stress analysis task
  • Write a detailed technical report
  • Understand material selection
  • Witness static, cyclic and dynamic ‘crash’ tests


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