Dr. Carlos E. Orozco

Dr. Carlos E. Orozco currently works in the Department of Engineering Technology and Construction Management of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Orozco has more than 30 years of teaching experience at the University level. Dr. Orozco’s research interests are in the areas of Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Engineering including reinforced concrete, mechanics of composite materials, finite element analysis, scientific computing, and optimization. Dr. Orozco has dozens of publications in multiple journals with international circulation. A tab with Dr. Orozco’s detailed resume can be found  above.

Most Recent Research Activity

Wrote App for Android: “Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Beam Sections” available in the Google Play Store for free.(see picture below).

This App is based on my research article:

Orozco, C. E. “Strain Limits vs. Reinforcement Ratio Limits – A Collection of New and Old Formulas for the Design of Reinforced Concrete Sections”. Case Studies in Structural Engineering. 4 (2015) 1-13.
Available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csse.2015.05.001

The following animation (a vibrating plate subjected to an impact force) is based on my article:

Orozco, C.E. “Simulating the Forced Vibrations of an Elastic Plate Using a Simple Finite Element and MAPLE”. Journal of Computers in Education. Vol. XV, No. 1, January-March 2005, pp. 79-89. (Winner of the HARDEN-SIMONS prize for the best computational paper published in the journal in 2005).