Expert 520903 - MO

Expertise Description

I have over two decades of experience in Mechanical Engineering manufacturing fuel-fired appliances. I have expertise in fire causation and explosion investigations, manufacturing equipment evaluations, failure analysis of components, product liability evaluations, fuel-fired appliances, gas supply systems, HVAC equipment, residential/commercial building code compliance, and fire suppression systems. I have also spent time as a mechanical engineering expert witness in Missouri.

Expert 19556 - WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in engineering specializing in fires; explosions; fire protection; civil, electrical and mechanical failure analysis; design; construction; management of industrial plant production equipment; material handling machinery; and explosive mining equipment. My areas of expertise include fire cause and origin, explosions, large loss expert coordination and related mechanical and electrical failures. I have previously been deposed and have testified as an expert witness.

Expert 374594 - MI

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience in the field of Forensic Engineering, as a Registered Professional Engineer, with expertise in Construction Engineering. I own a consultancy that provides services with regard to construction, design, and installation defect disputes for all building types and systems. I also am President of an additional company where I am responsible for all design, construction administration, and engineering and project management. I have experience with mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering design and project management for institutional, industrial, health care and residential projects. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 506559 - NC

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the fields of Mechanical and Forensic Engineering with expertise in Fires and Explosions consulting. I have conducted more than 2,000 investigations ranging from small pipe ruptures to multi-million dollar industrial plant explosions. I have additional experience with mechanical and electrical systems, analysis of mechanical and electrical failures, and root cause investigations of boiler, turbine (steam and gas), pressure vessel and piping ruptures and explosions. I also have extensive experience in evaluations of damage to process facilities and power plants; estimating repair/replacement costs; analysis and technical investigations of residential, commercial and industrial accidents; analysis of design, fractures, corrosion and material properties; fire and explosion origin and cause investigations; evaluation of construction and heavy equipment, and; monitoring and analysis of radiation and/or contamination hazards. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128222 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Commercial / Industrial HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) and Refrigeration Systems. My areas of expertise consist of industrial electrical equipment and systems, security systems and security systems maintenance, power systems, HVAC controls, solar codes and standards, process cooling, temporary power, chilled water and compressed air plants, facility management, preventative maintenance, and non-destructive diagnostics, such as thermographic imaging, radiography, broadband, real-time radiography, vibration analysis, oil trend analysis, laser alignment, frequency and harmonics analysis, communication wiring, and voltage and current analysis. I have extensive experience with industrial boilers, steam piping, boiling, filtration systems and heat exchangers, as well as battery fires, and fire and explosion detection. I have 15 years expert witness experience.

Expert 128385 - CA(N) CA(S) CT DC FL HI IL IN MD MI NY OH PA SC TX VA WV

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Electrical Engineering with expertise in the investigation of the cause and origin of fires with respect to possible electrical causes, elevator operation, and electrical shock incidents. I have experience in the national electrical safety codes, as well in the examination and analysis of television sets, washing machines, dryers, stereo systems, can openers, coffee makers, humidifiers, computer systems, telephone systems, door openers, palletizers, grinding machines, mixers, deep fryers, film processors, furnaces, air conditioners, power regulators, motors, gas engines, boats, trucks, automobiles, tractors, refrigerators, ranges, microwave ovens, rolling mills, presses, stamping machines, and distribution & transmission lines. I have over 20 years expert witness experience.

Expert 128461 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years specializing in Fire Cause and Origin, Accident Reconstruction and Failure Analysis, with an emphasis in industrial and commercial accidents, vehicle accidents, tractor truck accidents and ECM download analysis, product equipment failure analysis. I am a Mechanical Engineer with experience in roof-mounted and package HVAC units in commercial and school buildings. My expertise includes: failure analysis of vehicle, appliances, tools, machinery, equipment, HVAC, industrial, commercial, oil field, marine, residential, piping/piping components/pressure vessel design/failure analysis; ANSI B31.1 & B31.3; ASME Sections I & VIII; slip, trip and fall/building code compliance/ADA compliance/premises liability. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 55763 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in fire, fire suppression, arson, and related matters, investigating over 3,000 fire incidents. My expertise includes: arson; boat / marine fires; computer modeling; electrical engineering; evidence collection; fire cause / origin; fire investigations; fire prevention; fire safety; fire science; forensic studies; mechanical engineering; and wildland fires. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96755 - MN

Expertise Description

I have many years experience as a practicing mechanical engineer specializing in intellectual property, personal injury, product liability, and professional malpractice. My expertise includes: agricultural equipment; automated control systems; chain saws; consumer electronics; digital electronics; electrical appliances; electronic games and toys; electrical fires; electric / gasoline engine power tools; electric utility power plants; ergonomics; forensic engineer; forensic engineering; hand tools; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (H.V.A.C.) systems; industrial electronics; laboratory testing; leaf blowers; manufacturing equipment; manufacturing processes; medical devices; model designs; mowers; process control systems; quality control; railroad memorabilia; railway equipment; railway operations; regulatory compliance; safety interlocks; and water filtration systems. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 51934 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in mechanical engineering for product failure analysis, personal injury analysis, property loss, accident reconstruction, accident causation, equipment evaluation, systems evaluation, construction accidents, general industry accidents, project evaluation, and safety and maintenance procedures. I specialize in residential heating and cooling including: decorative fireplaces, space heaters, wood burning fireplaces, wall furnaces, forced-air furnaces, log lighters, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers. I have additional experience in residential ranges, water heaters, gas or wood-burning appliances, and barbeques, and commercial hot plates, water heaters and boilers, deep fat fryers, catering truck fryers, commercial ranges, and commercial quick disconnects for gas lines. My experience with consulting work includes: construction accidents; falls, including slips and trips; furniture defects; residential, commercial, and industrial appliances; printing presses; lawn and garden tools; woodworking equipment; power saws; hand tools; lifting equipment; elevators, escalators; scaffolds, ladders; and recreational equipment defects and failure. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 43022 - FL

Expertise Description

Ph.D., P.E. – Licensed Mechanical Engineer. Experienced in accident investigations and reconstruction, as well as, human factors and biomechanics. Machine design, consumer products, fire cause and origin. Licensed pilot with IFR rating; can provide aerial photography. Licensed commercial driver with tanker, hazardous materials, and passenger endorsements.

Expert 42385 - AL FL GA SC

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a fire and explosion investigator with determining the origin and cause of fires and explosions. My specialized expertise includes marine investigations, both surface and subsurface. I have the experience and equipment (Side Scan Sonar and ROV's) for determining the origin and cause of fires and explosions on burned sunken vessels, with complete documentation, including underwater video. My expertise also includes investigations into the case circumstances, preparing legal documentation, research, testing and preparation of completed report findings with on-site photography of vessel, vehicle and structure cases. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 455522 - DC MD OK VA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Forensic Engineering with expertise in failure analysis of tanks, fire protection, plumbing, HVAC, and pumps. I have additional experience with HVAC & plumbing systems, pumping systems, appliances, construction sites, fire protection systems, flooding, fuel oil tanks, lightning strikes. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 107530 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Fire Protection Engineering & Fire Safety Science. My expertise includes development of fire safety engineering methods, fire resistance, fire testing, electric fires, furniture flammability, plastics flammability, fire toxicity, fire corrosivity, ignitability, self-heating and spontaneous combustion, failure analysis, fire science applications to fire and explosion investigation, ignition of fires from electric faults and failures, flame spread, explosions, heat release rate, computer fire modeling, pool fires, smoke production, design and development of fire test apparatuses and instrumentation, computer methods for handling of fire test data, heat transfer, analytical chemistry methods for gas analysis, infrared spectroscopy, full-scale engineering performance testing, performance-based building codes, and products liability. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.