Expert 506998 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in the fields of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with areas of interest in jet and rocket propulsion systems, advanced low pollutant emission, high efficiency combustions systems for advanced aircraft and automotive applications, and alternative fuels and renewable energy systems. I have developed graduate level courses in computational fluid dynamics, graduate level courses in thermodynamics and fluid dynamics, and undergraduate courses in internal combustion engines, fluid dynamics, aircraft propulsion, compressible flow, numerical analysis and thermodynamics. I have experience with automotive engineering, turbomachinery, internal combustion engines, external aerodynamics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, non-destructive testing. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 503796 - NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the Liquid Petroleum Industry with expertise in Offshore Petroleum Terminals. I have experience with liquid petroleum (crude, products) and gas (LNG, LPG) cargo handling and storage facilities, single point mooring (SPM), Multi-Buoy Mooring (MBM/CBM), and offshore cargo transfer systems (FPSO). I have additional experience with oil and gas pipelines, manifolds, pigging and PLEMs (land/submarine), and Military marine terminals and home-porting facilities. My specific areas of expertise are conceptual development, pipe flow and hydraulic analysis, pipe system stress analysis, stress and vibration, piping & pipe support design, pipeline on-bottom stability, pigging, prime movers, spill containment, spill booms and hazard analysis and risk assessment (HAZOP), vibration analysis & machinery diagnostics, and pipeline integrity and FFS assessment. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128453 - CA(N) CA(S) MN NJ WI

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years specializing in construction safety. My expertise includes: cranes, construction equipment accidents, rigging, excavating and trenching, steel, concrete and wood truss erection, slips and falls protection, aerial lifts, mobile and fixed scaffolding, ladders, forklifts, material handling, concrete forming and pouring, confined space, and dump trucks. My additional expertise includes: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.) regulatory compliance / violations; compliance with construction industry practices; general contractor, subcontractor, and owner responsibility for safety; contractual obligations for safety; construction contract documents; construction agreements and disputes; and construction insurance matters. I have additional experience with construction work zone traffic control; traffic crashes in construction work zones; construction defects; improper construction means and methods; contractor performance and quality assessment; mold, water intrusion, and remediation matters; stress and vibration; vibration damage issues (piling, construction compaction, and crack and damage studies); structure collapses involving bridges, low rise buildings, trenches, and construction works; building and bridge inspection; and slips, trips, and falls. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 107641 - CA(N) CA(S) CT FL ME MA NH NY NC RI VT

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Bio Medical / Engineering. My expertise includes finite element stress analysis, fracture mechanics, fatigue, failure analysis, fire and explosion analysis, explosion cause and origin, biomechanics, materials science, stress and vibration, and structural design and analysis. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 40226 - LA NM TX

Expertise Description

Mechanical and electrical engineer experienced in: design and testing; friction, corrosion and stress analysis; accident investigation and reconstruction; material and component failure analysis; stress and vibration; materials characterization and testing; electrical fires cause and origin investigations; product liability, reliability, and patent review; as well as, slip and fall, lightning, and electrocution.

Expert 326558 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Mechanical and Forensic Engineering. My areas of expertise includes: Failure analysis and design evaluation of mechanical systems, components and mechanisms; Product design liability analysis for consumer products, industrial equipment and machinery; Product design, review and evaluation, engineering R&D, product and process operation issues; Stress analysis and fatigue; Intellectual properties and patents; Patent claims review, infringement, prior art; Inventive problem solving techniques; Complex product development and strategies; Design methods and methodologies; Reverse engineering; Product improvements and modifications; Disruptive technologies; Motor vehicle and machinery accident investigation and reconstruction; Collision analysis and damage assessment; Rigid body dynamics, vehicles crashworthiness and rollover; Industrial heavy equipment and components, heavy trucks and trailers; Consumer and industrial products and devices; Tools, machinery, vacuum and capital equipment; Slip and fall accidents; Tibology and contact mechanics; Friction and wear tests and analysis; Safety design review and study of surfaces, materials and contact conditions. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 462716 - IA IL IN MI MN

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the fields of Product Design and Failure Analysis with expertise in the manufacture of the subject part. I have experience with analyzing the physical stresses that arise in a product under various loading conditions, and in determining if the design is sufficient to survive such loads, and investigating product failures and accidents analysis from a fundamental engineering perspective, often applying finite element analysis. I have provided consulting experience in the energy, construction, industrial, thermal fatigue, medical, transportation, crane failures, marine, commercial, utility and residential industries. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 453823 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 5 years in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in failure analysis investigation, root cause analysis, microscopic examination of failed surfaces, mechanical testing, stress and vibration, materials characterization, and fractography analysis. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 404809 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years in the field of Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering Industry. My extensive experience includes materials science and engineering; metallurgical engineering, processing science and microstructure design of ceramic thin films, bulk ceramics, and hybrid materials; nanostructured oxide films and nanoparticles; biomimetic synthesis; template-directed nucleation and growth of ceramic materials; oxidation of metals, including indium, tin, solders, and copper; and atomistic and continuum-level simulation and modeling. My additional experience includes failure analyses of materials exposed to various conditions involving stress, temperature, and impact. My research areas include mechanical properties of materials used to evaluate the capacity of materials under various conditions.

Expert 350471 - NY QC

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in Fastener Engineering. I focus on process design, product and process reliability, and product applications. My expertise includes fastener manufacturing (raw materials; fastener metallurgy, including raw materials, forming, ultrahigh strength fasteners, and heat treatment; quality assurance; manufacturing engineering support; automated inspection methodology; lean manufacturing and cost reduction; and coatings, corrosion cracking, including electroplating, galvanizing, phosphating, and emulsions); applications engineering (joint analysis in automotive, structural, machinery, fluid storage & pipeline, pressure vessels and other applications; fastener selection and design; fastening technology and methodology); stress and vibration; and laboratory and testing (failure analysis; applications testing; fastener laboratory design). I have over 5 years expert witness.

Expert 324662 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a product designer, manufacturing executive, and consulting mechanical engineer. I have litigation experience with patent infringement, patent analysis, trade secrets, contract disputes, physical deconstruction and analysis; product liability; fraud; and class action. My expertise includes computers and disk drives; cryogenics and heat transfer; electrical equipment; electronics manufacturing; engineering and manufacturing management; fluid machinery; lasers and optics; machine design; metals, plastics, glass, and ceramics; mechanical engineering; medical and scientific instruments; and stress and vibration. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.