Mr. Stephen J. Molis
Cape Engineering Consulting
6 Shearwater Drive
Cataumet MA, 02534
Mechanical engineering consultant specializing in the analysis and determination of the causes of failures or accidents involving mechanical engineering disciplines. Provide expert testimony.
BIO / Resume / CV:
2002 Cape Engineering Consulting Cataumet, MA President/Mechanical Engineer Providing consulting services to clients regarding: ● Mechanical engineering design, analysis and testing ● Failure analysis and accident reconstruction ● Gas turbine design, analysis and testing ● Gas turbine inlet fogging systems 2000-2002 Pneumafil Corporation Charlotte, NC Vice President of Development ● Designed, developed and tested prototype inlet fogging system ● Developed test facility to determine fogging nozzle evaporative performance ● Sold, installed and tested first commercial fogging system ● Analyzed fogging system problems for Pneumafil clients 19932000 Fern Engineering, Inc. Pocasset, MA Vice President, Mechanical Engineering Project Manager ● Developed fogging system business partnership for Fern. ● Designed, marketed and sold over 30 fogging systems for Fern. ● Developed fogger mechanical design and controls design. ● Installed and tested initial fogging units 19932000 Fern Engineering, Inc. Pocasset, MA Gas Turbine Mechanical Engineering Consultant Gas turbine, steam turbine and generator rotor mechanical design and structural analysis. Dynamic analysis of rotor/bearing systems and turbine blading. Failure analysis of turbomachinery, pumps, generators, motors, mechanical equipment, mechanical systems and large structures including buildings and wooden structures. Static and dynamic structural analysis of power plant machinery, machine components, vehicles, and large structures including buildings and wooden structures. Finite element stress analysis. Fracture mechanics and fatigue analysis of structural components. Development of computer software for engineering analysis. Design of testing apparatus, specification of instrumentation, and testing of mechanical and structural systems. Field and laboratory testing, analysis of data, diagnosis and correction of vibration problems in rotating machinery, buildings and structures. Vibration monitoring and balancing of large rotor systems. Automobile and truck accident reconstruction and vehicle dynamic analysis. Accident reconstruction involving industrial equipment and consumer products. 19841993 Failure Analysis Associates Westboro, MA Senior Managing Engineer Mechanical engineering consultant specializing in the analysis and determination of the causes of failures or accidents involving mechanical engineering disciplines. Projects included a wide range of products, such as automobiles, industrial machinery, buildings, and consumer products. Work included product inspections, review of design, specification, manufacturing, maintenance and other relevant documents, design analysis, testing and accident reconstruction. Worked with clients to develop most likely causes of accidents or failures. Provided expert testimony as required. 19791984 Thomassen, U.S. Fern Engineering. Pocasset, MA Senior Gas Turbine Rotor Mechanical Engineer Responsible for the mechanical design and analysis of various mechanical components on a new gas turbine design, including rotor, turbine blades, turbine disks, and couplings. Work included the development of component specifications, design, analysis and development, manufacturing liaison, and component testing. Also worked on rotating equipment problems for various clients, including component failures, vibration analysis and testing, stress analysis and fracture mechanics analysis. 19731979 General Electric Co. Schenectady, NY Generator Rotor Mechanical Engineer Responsible for the mechanical design and analysis of various mechanical components of large stream turbine generators. Included design of rotor, slot wedges, retaining rings, fans and couplings. Work included design, analysis and development, manufacturing review of problems, and component testing. 19701971 Pratt & Whitney Aircraft East Harford, CT Structural Engineer Responsible for the structural analysis of static components on several land-based gas turbines used for power generation. Education 19661973 University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI ● B.S., Civil Engineering, 1970 ● M.S., Civil Engineering, 1973 Website Further information on my background and experience can be found at capeengineering.com
Mechanical Engineer Gas Turbines Turbomachinery Accident Reconstruction Failure Analysis Failures Stress Analysis Inspections Consumer Products Expert Witness