Research Support

Subject Matter Experts

New Technologies, Practical Results

Tangent’s multi-disciplinary team is comprised of subject matter experts with a wide variety of skills. We can quickly get up to speed on your project and area of inquiry, and propose solutions to propel your project ahead. Whether you need us to do digital or numerical simulations and analysis, produce a functional prototype or create a physical device and test your assumptions, Tangent has the technology, expertise and resources in house to help.

The Tangent team has a long history and record of success in assisting internal teams with research and development projects. With a broad base of practical experience and a rich, diverse set of academic backgrounds our team is equally comfortable working on complex open-ended problems as building physical apparatus or prototypes. Whether you are a principal investigator, key contributor or CEO, Tangent works with your organization to help develop your technologies, products and systems to help you realize real-world results. Our engineering team enables us to provide the following services to our clients:

Research Services and Expertise

  • Embedded Systems
  • FPGA Logic Design
  • Signal processing
  • Wireless communication
  • Sensors and signal conditioning
  • High-speed Signal Design
  • Signal integrity analysis and testing
  • SPICE and circuit simulation
  • Laboratory/Scientific/Professional Devices
  • Mobile Devices
  • Proof-of-concept and Prototypes
  • Schematic development and capture
  • Automation and robotics
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Linear and nonlinear static analysis
  • Structural analysis
  • Kinematic analysis
  • CFD and Fluid Simulation
  • Heat Transfer, Heating and Cooling Simulation
  • Heat Dissipation Simulation
  • Aerodynamics and Flow Simulation
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Material Simulation
  • Fatigue Failure Simulation
  • Vibration and Resonance Analysis
  • Erosion Modelling
  • Functional prototyping
  • Additive and Subtractive Rapid Prototyping (3d printing)
  • Short run and one-off PCB production
  • Electronics test fixtures

For over 15 years, the Tangent Design Engineering team has been working collectively to transform complex challenges into seamless products and systems. When it comes to meeting your company’s project objectives, our engineers play an integral role in our multidisciplinary approach to product engineering and design.

If you’re interested in learning more about the mechanical engineering services we provide, contact us by calling 403-274-4647 or sending an e-mail to

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