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The website of Simon V. Hradil-Kasseckert

Recent Updates:
Seeking career entrance opportunities for the fall of 2022.
Distributing my fine-art photography as NFTs and original darkroom prints.
Recently returned from a 6000-kilometre bike tour across Canada.
Co-facilitating a monthly online men's group.
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E-Trailer

The use of electric bikes has been a growing trend in recent years. Surico concludes, from the statistics presented in his Times article on the Popularity of E-Bikes Slowing Down, that…
Simon HK
July 14, 2022
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Honours Thesis

During my bike tour from Victoria to Montreal, I spent a week at an old family friend's homestead in Elkhorn Manitoba. He'd built a passively solar-heated home featuring an 80-feet-wide…
Simon HK
April 30, 2022
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VTOL Aircraft Concept Design

The University of Victoria, where I did my undergraduate degree offers a unique upper-level technical elective to mechanical engineering students—aircraft design. Aircraft design is a specific branch of mechanical engineering…
Simon HK
August 30, 2020
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Magnetorquer Winding Device Design

Designing the magnetorquer winding device was the practical portion of a required course in “engineering design”. The course taught a new framework for engineering design proposed by Peter Ostafichuk in…
Simon HK
March 30, 2020
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Mechatronic Sorting System

Building a mechatronic sorting device was the practical portion of an upper-level technical elective I took as part of my undergraduate degree. The “mechatronics” course was designed to introduce mechanical…
Simon HK
December 30, 2019
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OrcaSat Structural Analysis

I decided to take UVic’s “Computer-Aided Design” class as one of my upper-level mechanical engineering undergraduate technical electives. The course covered everything from the mathematics of three-dimensional graphic representation to…
Simon HK
December 28, 2019
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Light Booth Design

Designing a light booth for manual colour inspection of elevated prints was an assignment I received during my internships at Arius Technology in Vancouver.  Engineering undergraduate students at the University…
Simon HK
August 30, 2018