Glen Prater

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

About

Teaching Interests

Machine design, system dynamics, fluid power systems, vehicle modeling and simulation.

Research Interests

Automotive structural analysis, design software development, computer modeling and simulation, mechanical design, system dynamics, vibration and acoustics.

Patents

Prater, G., et al., "Small Diameter Impact Boring Tool Impact Head," US5934386, filed July 6, 1998, issued August 10, 1999 (4 claims).

Prater, G., et al., "Small Diameter Impact Boring Tool - Apparatus and Design Details," US5918687, filed July 6, 1998, issued July 6, 1999 (11 claims).

Prater, G., et al., "Small Diameter Impact Boring Tool - Process and General Configuration," US5816342, filed January 27, 1997, issued Oct. 6, 1998 (5 claims).

Scientific and Professional Societies

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)