Paul D. Terpstra, PE
, is a Mechanical Engineer
who provides forensic engineering litigation support services. He has over 30 years of experience in Mechanical Design, Programming, Electrical Design, and Troubleshooting of Automated Machinery
. He applies his Root Cause Analysis
skills to reconstruct events and mitigate the consequences of accidents and failures which give rise to insurance claims and sometimes legal action.
Mr. Terpstra served as Director of Research & Development for Gilman Engineering & Manufacturing, a major supplier of custom assembly equipment, before founding Innalytical Solutions Inc. He has designed equipment used by major manufacturing companies such as Ford, GM, GE, Potter & Brumfield, Borg Warner, Caterpillar, Siemens, and Rolls Royce. He has been granted six United States patents, three foreign patents, and has two additional US patent applications pending.
Mr. Terpstra's expert witness services are available to insurance companies and attorneys.
Areas of Expertise
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- 3D CAD (SolidWorks CSWP)
- Machine Design
- Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
- Mechanical Design
- Control System Design
- Mechatronic Design
- Motion Control
- Linear Servos
- PLC Programming
- Motion Programming
- Forensic Engineering
|CNC ProgrammingVision InspectionProblem solving / Trouble-shootingMachinery RepairControl System UpgradesControl System RetrofitsCNC RetrofitsAutomationAssembly ProcessesProject ManagementFailure Analysis|