Eclipse Engineering


Eclipse Engineering


Tim Waylett, P.E
President / Senior Analyst

Tim has a B.S.M.E. from UNC Charlotte, and a M.E. of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from University of Virginia. Tim was a Structural Analyst for Babcock and Wilcox Nuclear Technologies in Lynchburg, VA and a Design Engineer/Analyst for Pneumafil in Charlotte, NC before starting Eclipse Engineering in 1998. His areas of expertise with regard to ASME equipment and their support structures include;

  • Thermal fatigue due to steady-state and transient thermal conditions (nuclear and non-nuclear)
  • Seismic response spectrum analysis of complex structures containing ASME equipment
  • Shock spectrum and vibration analysis per Navy spec. MIL-S-901D
  • Dynamic analysis for impact of critical nuclear fuel-handling devices
  • Large-displacement and P-delta effects of vessels and structures
  • Plastic analyses of reactor components undergoing large strain
  • Automation of analytical techniques including development of the EKLIPS system (read a description of this service at
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Paul Becker
Design Automation Engineer

Paul has 15+ years professional project and product management experience within the ASME and TEMA design and manufacturing industries. He also has 25+ years professional experience within software application development environments and has extensive experience with the automation and integration of CAE applications such as ANSYS, Mathcad, RISA, STAAD, and STAR-CCM+.

Paul relies heavily upon Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), Object-Oriented Analysis & Design (OOAD), and Unified Modeling Language (UML) to ensure delivery of robust, worry-free applications. All solutions are designed to keep Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) as low as possible while providing the very highest levels of accessibility, extensibility, maintainability, and scalability to our customers.

Paul has supplied analysis and solution services to large OEM's such as Babcock & Wilcox, Foster Wheeler, General Motors, and Hewlett Packard. Paul and Eclipse Engineering also provide continuing support to OSS solutions such as OpenSolver ( and SVNVB6 (

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