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 Expert  726361

Expert in Radial Tire Design, Radial Tire Mechanics, Tire/Vehicle Matching, Tire Building

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Expert used to teach classical, structural and vibration mechanics for 2 years in ECN called at that time ENSM. Teached Continuum mechanics, used it in Research work paticularly in tire mechanics modeling. Had obviously to teach also coordinate set which is required in that all. He published a DEA report giving a theory for the bending vibration of floating beams & ships. He developed a structural mechanics modeling of radial tire. His work included tire dynamics and vehicle dynamics. His main expertise is with tire mechanics and tire/vehicle matching.

classical dynamics

Expert used to teach vibration mechanics of structures for 2 years. He developed a model for bending vibration of floating beams & ships.


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Tire Design, Construction, Performance, Failure and All...
Radial Tire Design, Construction, Tyre Engineering, Testing
Tire Design & Development
Fatigue of Elastomers

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1967   Ingénieur + DEA   Mechanical Engineering Aeronautics   Ecole Centrale de Nantes (France)  
1976   DESS   Business   IAE Clermont-Ferrand (France)  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1994 to 1996






Plant Manager


In charge of a factory making daily 80 metric tons of OTR radial tires, over 600 employees.

1992 to 1994




Industrial Projects


Industrial benchmarking, project valuation


In charge of industrial benchmarking, strategic plan of Engineering department, valuation of projects.

1990 to 1992




Tire Development


Manager of Prototype Manufacturing Unit


Manager of a plant dedicated to prototypes manufacturing.

1985 to 1990






Passenger Green Tire design Manager


In charge of a departement consisting of over 40 Engineers designing green components, tools, machine settings, green specifications to 30 factories making passenger tires worldwide.

1982 to 1985




Passenger tire Development


Project Manager


Design and development of specific tires for particular needs. Design and development of a new range of tires for a subsidiary company of Michelin. These developments were driven by using tire mechanis model he previously developed

1970 to 1982






Project Manager


Tire Mechanics modeling. Developed and experimentally verified different models related to in-plane and cross tire mechanics. Analysed hundreds of tires by using these tools. Organised use of these tools in tire design.

1969 to 1970


Army CEA Dam


Explosive Materials for nuclear bomb


Trainee (military service)


1967 to 1969


Education Nationale


Mechanics Department of ECN




Teaching Mechanics and Vibrations Mechanics

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1969 to 1970   CEA DAM   Military Trainee   Rheology of explosive components for nuclear bomb

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Will be specially helpful for tire manufacturers switching from bias to radial tire technology in development (design, training of designers, testing) and manufacturing as well.
  • Help to vehicle constructors in Tire/Vehicle matching.
  • Training for Manufacturing Staff needing to learn about radial technology.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Tire Production
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Currently having partnership with an Indian company to help it to switch from bias to radial in 2 different categories of tires. Has already developed almost 20 different sizes some of which are in use on different export & domestic market with a good feedback. Has also on demand evaluated the product development & manufacturing system for some other company.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Tire design expert for consulting on assymetrical tires.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1999 to   India   Current partnership with an Indian Company. Regularly making 3 to 5 visits (3 or 4 weeks each)to India.
2005 to   Israel   One week audit (doubt about the date).

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  

Market Research:
Has got experience in manufacturing of different categories of radial tires. Was also involved in industrial and technological projects and aware of the main trends in tire manufacturing.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Has delivered many training sessions about radial tire mechanics, tire/vehicle matching, bias/radial comparison in terms of behavior and making.

Other Skills and Services

Development of specific computer applications as tools for design including green tire design.


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