Author Archives: Shivani Patel


About Shivani Patel

Shivani Patel is an elite-certified Application Engineer specializing in the SOLIDWORKS and Simulation products. She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington's Aerospace Engineering program and now works for GoEngineer in Houston, TX. She enjoys seeing how customers apply FEA and CFD tools and teaching customized classes.

Air Force One and Flow Simulation

by Shivani Patel

Air Force One

In honor of America’s upcoming elections, let’s take a look at one of my favorite bits of engineering associated with the presidency—Air Force One, or more specifically, a Boeing VC-25.

How I Used SOLIDWORKS To Prove My Star Wars Fan Theory

by Shivani Patel

What Made the Dent in Boba Fett’s Helmet? Star Wars has a memorable scene where Boba Fett pulls off his iconic helmet from his father’s head. In the space between the third and fourth movies, Boba chooses to keep