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Grail Engine Technologies

Dr. Robert R. Wright, Assisting Scientist

Experience

1982 - Present, Consultant, Researcher and Lecturer
1989 - 2010, Quality-Wright Corp., President
1979 - 1987 The Ohio State University, Assistant to Dean, College of Engineering
 
Selected courses taught by Dr. Wright
Engineering 198 (Introduction to Engineering)
Engineering H298 (Engineering Honors Seminar)
Engineering Graphics 200 (Computer Utilization with Introduction to Engineering Analysis)
Engineering Mechanics 210 (Statics)
Engineering Mechanics 215 (Statics and Strength of Materials)
Engineering Mechanics 410 (Dynamics)
Mathematics 150 (Algebra and Trigonometry)
Mathematics 151 (Calculus and Analytic Geometry I)
Mathematics 152 (Calculus and Analytic Geometry II)
Mathematics 254 (Calculus and Analytic Geometry IV)
 
1971 - 1985 COLLEGIATE PUBLISHING, Inc.
1978 - 1979 OHIO WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY, Delaware, Ohio Visiting Professor
1975 - 1978 THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, Faculty Member
1974 - 1975 THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Research Associate
1969 -1973 OHIO DOMINICAN COLLEGE, Columbus, Ohio Physics Lecturer
1966 THE CENTER OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY (COSI), Columbus, Ohio
1964 THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION Research Assistant

 

Professional Affiliations

National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS)
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) - Former Chairman of the Engineering Education Readers Committee
Hobby Manufacturers Association (HMA)
Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
American Astronomical Society (AAS)
American Institute of Physics (AIP)

 

Education

Ph.D., Joint Program, The Ohio State University, 1975 (Dissertation combined science, mathematics, and engineering)
M.Sc., The Ohio State University, 1967
B.A., Butler University, 1964, Major - Mathematics, Minor - Physics and Chemistry

 

Selected Publications

With T.G. Carpenter:  "Lateral and Longitudinal Stability of ATVs", American Society of Agricultural Engineers, ASAE Paper #87-5005 (1987)
 
With F. Johnson, T.G. Carpenter, and R. Nelson: "A Safer ATV", Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE Technical Paper #911945 (1991)
 
With F. Johnson, T.G. Carpenter, and R. Nelson: "Stability and Maneuverability Problems of ATVs", Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE Technical Paper #911944 and The 1991 Transactions of SAE (1991)
 
"Accident Reconstruction: Dynamics of ATV Accidents", Proceedings of the Second Biennial European Joint Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, London, England, Vol. 4, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1994)
 
"Design Defects Inherent in Many ATVs (All Terrain Vehicles)", Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation, Faculty Member of the National Institute of the American Bar Association's Center for Continuing Legal Education (1995)
 
"Accident Reconstruction and Reconstructive Analysis", Proceedings of the Third Biennial European Joint Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, Montpellier, France, Vol. 5, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1996)