- Assistant Professor Aerospace Engineering
- Jacob.Zwick@erau.edu Email
- Mechanical Engineering Department
- Prescott College of Engineering
33 years aerospace industry experience in mechanical engineering, thermal analysis, structural analysis, team leadership and program management. Retired from Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, December, 2013.
- M.S. - Master of Science in Engineering Mechanics, University of Arizona
- AE 421: Aircraft Detail Design
- UNIV 101: College Success
- ME 314: Instrmntn & Data Acqstn Lab
- ME 313: Instrmntn & Data Acquisition
AE416/417 Aerospace Structures and Instrumentation Laboratory and Lecture
EGR200 Conceptual Design (CATIA)
EGR101 Introduction to Engineering
ES201 Engineering Mechanics - Statics
UNIV101 College Success
AE420 Preliminary Aircraft Design
AE421 Detail Aircraft Design
ME313 Mechanical Engineering Data Acquisition
ME314 Mechanical Engineering Data Acquisition Lab
J.W. Zwick, “Thermal Analysis of the TOW Flight Motor Nozzle”, Proceedings of the Joint Army Navy NASA Air Force (JANNAF) Propulsion Conference, New Orleans, LA, 1983.
J.W. Zwick, “Effect of Surface Flatness on Interface Heat Transfer”, Semi-Therm Conference Proceedings, San Diego, CA, 1988.
J.W. Zwick and C.S. Desai, “Thermo-Structural Analysis of a 313-Pin Plastic Ball Grid Array”, Proceedings of the ASME Interpak99 Conference, Lahaina, HI, 1999.
J.W. Zwick, “Lessons Learned from the ESSM Radome Failure Investigation”, Proceedings from the 9th DoD Electromagnetic Windows Symposium, Huntsville, AL, 2003.
J.W. Zwick, “Lifecycle Considerations in the Design of Thermal Protection Systems”, National Space and Missile Materials Symposium, Huntsville, AL, 2004.
J.W. Zwick, “Aero-thermal Heating Capability Enhancement”, Raytheon Mechanical Materials Technology Network Proprietary Proceedings, Tucson, AZ, 2005.
Professional ExperienceIndustrial experience as a thermal analyst, department manager, Chief Engineer and Program Manager. Led numerous failure investigations and proposal efforts. Led production and development programs.
Memberships and Credentials
Private Pilot, 511 hours total time, single engine land airplane with Instrument and Commercial Ratings
Awards, Honors and Recognitions
2010 – US Army Letter of Commendation for Excalibur IOTE Support
2003 – Letter of commendation for support of Maverick Program Cryo-Engine Litigation
2001 – Letter of commendation for support of Standard Missile II Block IVA Proof Test Development
1998 – Electro-Optical Sensor Technology Network Award for development of a Proof Test for IR Missile Domes