dan kluk portraitDan Kluk is a principal at Stress Engineering Services, Inc. in Houston, TX. He is experienced in machine design and systems engineering. His work portfolio at Stress includes:

  • Specification, design evaluation, and qualification of HPHT BOP and drilling riser equipment systems
  • Field measurement and dynamic modeling of subsea hydraulic controls
  • Design and deployment of dynamically based deepwater structural measurement systems
  • Forensic evaluation of pumping, piping, and mud handling equipment
  • Design evaluation and failure analysis of direct-acting riser tensioner systems
  • Deepwater well hydraulic analysis
  • Dynamic analysis of hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical systems in time and frequency domains

Prior to joining Stress, Dan worked at MTS Systems Corp. in Eden Prairie, MN and at Moog, Inc. in East Aurora, NY. His past work involved design and dynamic analysis of hydraulic test machines for automotive applications; hydraulic rotary machine design for aerospace-related friction stir welding technology; and design of cold gas fluid systems for satellite propulsion and space-based research instruments.

Dan holds a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Northwestern University and an M.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.