Expertise DescriptionI have over 55 years experience in Fire & Explosion Analysis with expertise in liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas fires/explosions; research and testing involving fires in structures and combustible materials; fire code reviews, fire safety analysis; fire modeling; fuel gas application and installation review; and computer modeling. I have additional knowledge in Fire & Explosion Analysis; Gas System Analysis & Testing; Accident Reconstruction & Vehicle Analysis; Electrical Engineering; Advanced Electronic Systems; Mechanical Engineering; Civil & Structural Engineering; Root Cause Analysis; Laboratory & Research Facilities; and Corrosion Failure Analysis. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
I am familiar with 49CFR192 and NFPA 54. 49CFR192, (Transportation of Natural and other Gas by Pipeline – Minimum Federal Standards), deals with fuel gas supply up to the outlet of the customer’s gas meter. NFPA 54, The National Fuel Gas Code, applies downstream of the meter to the outlet of the valve preceding the appliance(s).