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Faculty and Staff / Steve Truttmann

Steve Truttmann

Supervisor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Laboratories
    Phone:613-520-2600, ext. 1145
    Office:EDC Room 2522
    Department:Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Degrees:Mechanical Engineering Technology, Algonquin College


    Education and Certifications:

    • Mechanical Engineering Technology, Algonquin College
    • Red Cross Emergency First Aid, Naloxone Training, WHMIS

    • Supervision of engineering laboratory technical support staff
    • Coordinate and control laboratory operations supporting undergraduate, research, and contract activities
    • Promote safety within the laboratory environment
    Areas of Expertise:

    • Training undergraduate/graduate students, researchers, and technical support staff
    • Undergraduate lab development
    • Design, fabrication, and instrumentation of specialized test equipment
    • Troubleshooting mechanical and electrical systems
    • Destructive and non-destructive testing of materials and components such as bending, shear, axial, torsional, quasistatic, high strain rate, impact (blunt and ballistic), and fatigue.
    • Setup and operation of servo-hydraulic universal testing machines (MTS load frames)
    • Metallography
    • Welding (MIG, TIG, Stick)
    • General machining
    • Woodworking, general carpentry, and construction
    • Health and Safety
    Lab Spaces and Department Resources:

    • Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering laboratories within the buildings of EDC, Mackenzie, Minto, Canal, and VSIM.
    • Assignment of work to departmental technical lab staff