Expert 520751 - OR

Expertise Description

With over 45 years experience in the field of Naval Nuclear Power, I am an expert in nuclear reactors, metallurgy, boilers, boiler chemistry, steam turbines, hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, valves, and cross training in electrical. I have additional knowledge in construction, startup and validation on nuclear-powered ships, and the assembly of materials and components for Heat Recovery Steam Generators.

Expert 520085 - WA

Expertise Description

My career as a Senior Forensic Mechanical Engineer and Fire and Explosion Investigator has spanned over 30 years, specializing in forensic analysis involving HVAC and plumbing systems, including installation errors, manufacturing defects, and construction defects. I have additional expertise in failure analysis for refrigeration systems, machinery and conveyors, maritime property damage and injury incidents, fuel and gas piping, plumbing and fire sprinkler systems, hydraulic systems, and vehicle components, related to property damage, personal injury, and fatality events. I have prior experience as a Fire and Explosion Expert Witness in Washington and have provided clients with consultations and deposition.

Expert 517127 - LA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. As Principal Engineer of my firm, I perform finite element analysis (FEA) and computations fluid dynamics (CFD) for design, failure analysis, and fitness-for-service for process and mechanical equipment. I have experience with general code issues, metallurgical failure analysis, product laboratory testing; materials, corrosion, metallurgical, and weld procedure; and troubleshooting services. I also process-design and vibration analysis support. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 509313 - AL OH

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience as an Industrial Facilities Mechanical Engineer and 10 years as a Forensic Engineer. I am a professional engineer and licensed boiler operator. My areas of expertise include industrial facilities; clean rooms; boilers; chillers; cooling towers; HVAC; energy management; dematerialized water systems; and mechanical exhaust systems for dust, fumes, and radiation. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 508771 - AL AK AZ AR CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering with control systems design, systems commissioning and building engineering project management. In 2013 I established an engineering company and developed an integrated design process that optimizes mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and building systems designs with the end user in mind. I have years of field experience testing, commissioning, and troubleshooting various building systems and designs to pinpoint and resolve deficiencies, and I have spent a large portion of my career identifying design pitfalls, diagnosing anomalies, and developing solutions for operational and code compliance issues. I have prior expert witness experience.

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 348639 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the Mechanical Trades with expertise in Refrigeration, Heating, and Air Conditioning. I have experience with mechanical contracting, Mechanical Infrastructure, Thermodynamics, Commercial Refrigeration; Water Usage; Water Supply; Medium Temperature and Low Temperature, as well as Heating/Air Conditioning, and Ventilation. I have additional experience with boilers, hot water, and construction defect and standard of care. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and court testimony.

Expert 501657 - MN

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the Laundry Industry with expertise in textile care. I have experience with largest laundry equipment operations including almost every type of tunnel washer, dryer, ironer, rail, and other support equipment. Boilers and power systems included.

Expert 135072 - CA(S) WA

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience in power plant electrical engineering. My expertise includes nuclear power plants, oil field systems, steam generation boilers, heat recovery steam generators, gas turbines, steam turbines, micro-turbines, reciprocating engines, transformers, switchgear, power plant auxiliary equipment, controls, distribution, and air quality permits and reporting. I have prior expert witness experience.

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 96911 - MN

Expertise Description

I have 50 years experience specializing in management and engineering in the textile maintenance (laundry and dry cleaning) industries. My expertise includes: clean room laundries, industrial laundries, testing on textiles and dyestuffs, commercial laundries, textile technology and rental laundries, hospital laundries, waster water recovery, hotel laundries, coin laundries, and professional dry cleaning. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128505 - PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Construction. My expertise includes: Construction Safety; OSHA Safety and Health; Asbestos; Demolition; Construction Management; Chemical Process Plant Operations and Maintenance; Pipe fitting; Welding; Oil/Gas Drilling Safety; Heavy Equipment Operator; Machine Guarding; Scaffolding; Slip / Trip / Fall; Building Safety; Defensive Driving; and OSHA, EPA, and DOT Regulations. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128615 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in mechanical design / operations with general building construction, residential construction, hospitals, commercial buildings, commercial architecture, warehouses, industrial construction, fossil / nuclear power plants, and utility distribution systems. My experience includes mechanical engineering, plumbing, HVAC, power, and utility mechanical systems. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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 56034 - OH

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a mechanical engineer, specializing in thermal systems engineering, including industrial energy conservation, recovery, and all related processes and equipment. My expertise includes: industrial process improvement; cogeneration; power plant engineering; utility generation; code compliance; chemical / industrial processing; pressure vessels; fuels / combustion; boilers; furnaces; medical waste incinerators; and power piping. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 18015 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of plumbing and HVAC / piping systems. My experienced in projects for industrial, commercial, and residential clients, including educational facilities, hospitals, and hotels / motels, as general contractor and plumber. My areas of expertise: management, inspector, contractor, supervision, planning, and estimating for plumbing, heating, boilers, piping systems, HVAC, controls, and utilities. I have prior 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 48394 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience involving design engineering, project management, and construction management of industrial power generation, cogeneration, standby emergency power units, emergency diesel generators, and gas turbine generation systems. I specialize in analytical services relating to plant performance, monitoring, control, fuel processing, and safety. My particular expertise for projects involve industrial gas turbines, such as Allison 501/570 series in standby power and cogeneration applications, and for stationary power generation and marine propulsion using large diesel engines such as ElectroMotive Diesels in both diesel electric and diesel reduction configurations. I have experience in application and special project modifications of micro-turbines for power generation and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) applications. My special expertise includes interpretation of and conformance to codes and standards as applicable to power generation and marine propulsion fields, including NFPA-70 (National Electric Code), ASME, ASTM, ANSI, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR's). I have special training and experience in systems integration, Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA) and system level reliability analysis. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 40621 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in the pressure vessel and piping industry as a metallurgist, welding engineer, quality assurance manager, and consultant. I have experience with nuclear power, ASME boiler and pressure vessel code, welding, and quality assurance. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 40607 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in Civil Engineering. My expertise includes structural engineering, pressure vessel, piping, nuclear power construction, ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, welding, and quality assurance. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 39125 - AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in mechanical engineering. My areas of expertise include semiconductors, HVAC systems, cleanrooms, process piping systems, energy management and control systems and refrigeration systems, boilers, chemical exposures, as well as chemical spills and damages. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 26495 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in mechanical engineering. My areas of expertise include equipment failure analysis, combustion equipment, heat transfer, fluid flow. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience.

Expert 9027 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. My areas of expertise include failure analysis and design of consumer products and industrial equipment: pressure vessels, heat exchangers, valves, piping, general machinery, frame and structural components, compressors, pumps, turbines, ladders, chairs, bicycles, automobiles, trucks, railcars, and aircraft components. My specialties include: True color 3D Laser and Structured Light scanning documentation of small parts, vehicles (e.g. crush), equipment, and accident and crime scenes. My experience also includes preserving evidence digitally, measuring parts, and comparing vehicle crush. My additional expertise includes computer simulation and animation, 3D fly around, video, photographic and poster board presentation, and engineering technical services, as well as extensive experience in industrial equipment injuries and failures, including fans and other rotating machinery. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8858 - CA(N) CA(S) NV OR WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in design, field engineering, and construction and project management in power and industrial plants and heavy construction. My expertise includes construction contract formation and administration, development, and analysis of claims and construction problems including delays, errors and change orders, terminations, etc. I have specific experience in design and construction of electric power plants and industrial boilers including steam and combined cycle turbines, piping, valves, hydraulics and thermal problems, pumps, heat exchangers, and similar equipment. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8841 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) KY LA NV OH

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in building, plumbing, HVAC, fire sprinkler systems, fire suppression system, industrial piping systems for processes and lab systems. My areas of expertise include retail, residential, office, industrial buildings, college campuses, medical on comfort cooling, clean rooms, and industrial air conditioning. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 435761 - AL AK AZ AR CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Water and Waste Treatment with expertise in environmental engineering, industrial process engineering, petrochemical processing, and sales and marketing. I have experience with remediation of contaminated soils, ground water, hazardous waste treatment and disposal, supply water and wastewater treatment, and wastewater plant design and process control. I have additional knowledge of biokinectic modeling, boiler & cooler water treatment desalting, oil side corrosion, fouling prevention, laboratory analytical methods, waster water recovery, polymer technology, EPA, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC), and microbiological analyses. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 385970 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in diesel fuel systems. I have experience with design, specification, installation, startup, commissioning, troubleshooting, project management and inspections of diesel fuel systems for emergency backup generators and boilers. My areas of expertise also include pipe sizing, pump sizing, pump flow calculations; vent sizing; pressure calculations, overpressure alarms and sequences of operations, and back pressure devices.

Expert 458478 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in developing and expanding central energy plants and the corresponding distribution networks. I have additional experience in HVAC and plumbing systems, Central Plant, boilers, stacks, air separation, medical gas and vacuum systems, and critical care, laboratory and specialized systems designs. I have over 25 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 430142 - AL AK AZ AR CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. My extensive experience includes engineering assessments, claims investigations, litigation support, high pressure steam boilers, gas, oil coal and refuse fuel burners, air systems, turbines and rotating equipment, and HVAC. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 327840 - PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Construction Law. I am a licensed attorney with extensive experience in design / build projects including field supervision of projects involving HVAC, chilled water plants, refrigeration systems, heated oil projects, heat recovery, geothermal, steam, natural gas, propane, wet/dry fire suppression, plumbing, power and control wiring for commercial, and industrial and institutional clients. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 325116 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air-conditioning) and Plumbing. My expertise includes general engineering, general construction, boiler, hot-water heating and steaming, electrical, fire protection, warm-air heating, ventilation & air conditioning, plumbing, sanitation systems, water conditioning and hazardous substances removal and remedial certification in individual residences, multiple housing, commercial, institutional, manufacturing and light industrial. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 48427 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 55 years experience in the field of refractory quality control services with expertise in petrochemical, power generation, cement and other industries that operate refractory lined equipment. I have additional experience in the inspection of existing refractory lining systems, inspection of refractory lining systems under construction, thermal expansion and contraction, laboratory testing of refractory materials, and refractory design, and the presentation of refractory training seminars. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 351549 - IL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in Fire Protection & Mechanical Engineering. My expertise includes: failure analysis, fire suppression / alarm systems, plumbing systems, gas supply systems, consumer products, autos / trucks / other vehicles, fuel fired appliances, HVAC equipment, manufacturing equipment, agricultural / construction equipment, furnaces, boilers, water heaters, fuel systems, and explosions. I have prior expert witness experience.