Fire Protection Expert Witness CA(N) 447542

Expertise Description

I am an experienced accident reconstruction expert witness with a career of over 45 years. My areas of expertise include fires & explosions; investigation of fire protection systems design (sprinklers, standpipes, pumps, fire alarms, foam, halon, dry chemical & others); fire protection equipment failures; fires-cause and spread; propane & natural gas fires & explosions; furnace and water heater fires; construction defects; expert testimony; computer simulations of fire spread; analysis of fire hazards and burning characteristics of various materials; and building and fire code analysis. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 25 years as an accident reconstruction expert witness.

HVAC Expert 501487 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have been focused in design services for over 35 years in the field of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). I have experience with forensic analysis of HVAC, plumbing, fire sprinkler, electrical, and process piping systems. I have also performed site inspections, tests, research, product analysis, cost estimation, and written reports. I have over 5 years of experience as an HVAC expert witness in California by offering deposition, courtroom testimony, and consultations.

Residential Home Inspector Expert 128601 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a professional engineer, as well as an electrical inspector and ICC certified residential inspector. My expertise includes: concrete inspections, construction defects and foundation performance; foundation evaluation and repair; water invasion source; extent of hidden water damages; mold etiology; EIFS; structural failure source and repair; builder warranty issues; workmanship; code conformance; damage causation; plumbing; windstorm certification; building fire-contractor defense; and certification of structural integrity / buildback. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Workplace Safety Expert 169114 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in the metal producing and rolling industry with arc furnaces, annealing furnaces, rolling mills, processing lines, and electrical substations. My areas of expertise include rolling mills, slitting lines, processing lines, annealing furnaces, electric arc furnaces, building maintenance, machinery maintenance, utility engineer, OSHA regulations, personnel safety, workplace safety, slips and falls, codes, industrial machinery, utility engineer, electrical substations, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, forensic engineering, fire cause and origin, electrocution investigation, and construction accidents. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

Electrical Engineering Expert 128385 CA(N)

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.

Fire Investigation Expert 128387 PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Fire Scene Investigation with expertise in Mechanical Engineering, evidence inspection and examination, report preparation for investigations, electrical accident reconstruction, origin and cause of fire, forensic engineering and analysis of accidents, water damage events, and fires relating to a wide variety of incidents. I have prior expert witness experience.

Ceramics Glass Expert 55446 WI

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a ceramics engineer with hands-on knowledge of processes related to ceramics, glass quality, and fiberglass production, management, and marketing, including: natural gas / oxygen combustion systems for furnaces; burner hardware; forming processes; waste management strategies; nuclear waste vitrification; environmental abatement; corrosion testing; industrial gas production; and combustion technology. My expertise includes the automotive, bio-medical, defense, electronics, glass defects, and nuclear fields. I have experience with previous expert witness analysis, investigations, affidavits, and testimony on combustion equipment, fractology examinations, industrial furnaces, industrial process engineering, and materials failure. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Thermal Systems 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.

Product Failure Analysis 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.

Building Design Expert 358520 NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years of experience in building and building systems design for new construction and rehabilitations. I specialize in mechanical systems. I am responsible for system load calculations, equipment specification, workplace layout, and system layout and analysis. My projects include applications for laboratories, offices, and retail / institutional / educational spaces. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.