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INDEX

CONSULTING SERVICES
RENDERING AND ANIMATION SERVICES

AUTOMOTIVE RELATED ARTICLES
BUILDING RELATED ARTICLES
FAILURE ANALYSIS ARTICLES
FIRE INVESTIGATION ARTICLES
LEGAL AND LOSS RELATED ARTICLES

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TECHNICAL PAPERS

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CONSULTING SERVICES


VEHICLE ACCIDENTACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION
FAILED PARTFAILURE ANALYSIS
FIRE IN A DRYERMECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL FIRE CAUSATION
EXPLOSION SCENEEXPLOSION ANALYSIS
SKI TESTINGBIOMECHANICS ANALYSIS
INFRARED ANALYSISINFRARED THERMOGRAPHY
COMPUTER ANALYSISCOMPUTER ANALYSIS

RENDERING AND ANIMATION SERVICES

renderingRENDERING AND ANIMATION SERVICES


Failure Analysis Articles


ARTICLESBOLTED CONNECTION FAILURE
ARTICLESGLASS BOTTLE FAILURE ANALYSIS
ARTICLES PROPANE CYLINDER FAILURE ANALYSIS
ARTICLES BOLT FAILURE ANALYSIS
ARTICLES HOSE CLAMP FAILURE ANALYSIS
ARTICLES WATER TREATMENT PLANT FAILURES
ARTICLES ROOF STRUCTURAL FAILURES
ARTICLES RIGGING RELATED FAILURES
ARTICLES WIRE ROPE FAILURE ANALYSIS
ARTICLES WOOD BRIDGE FAILURE ANALYSIS
ARTICLES FUEL TANK VACUUM RELATED FAILURE
ARTICLES RAILROAD RELATED LOSSES FROM WORN RAILCAR WHEELS
ARTICLES NUTS AND BOLTS OF SUBROGATION
ARTICLES WATER PIPE LEAKAGE FROM EROSION-CORROSION
ARTICLESDETERMINING DAMAGE TO CNC MACHINES
ARTICLES FASTENER FAILURE CAUSES FIRE
ARTICLESCRANE ACCIDENTS
ARTICLESGAS VALVE FAILURE ANALYSIS
ARTICLESFAILURE ANALYSIS I35W BRIDGE, MINNEAPOLIS
ARTICLESNTSB - FAILURE ANALYSIS I35W BRIDGE, MINNEAPOLIS
ARTICLESTRAILER LOADING FAILURE ANALYSIS
ARTICLESPOLYMER WATER PIPE FITTING FAILURES
ARTICLESWATER PIPE COMPRESSION FITTING FAILURE
ARTICLES FAILURE ANALYSIS
ARTICLES FAILURE ANALYSIS OF RAILROAD RAIL
ARTICLES MACHINERY DAMAGE FROM TOOL INGESTION
ARTICLES AMUSEMENT RIDE FAILURES
ARTICLES BEARING FAILURES
ARTICLES FAILURE ANALYSIS OF AN VALVE
ARTICLES CHAFFING OF ELECTRICAL WIRE INSTALLATION

Fire Investigation Articles


ARTICLES FLEXIBLE GAS CONNECTORS
ARTICLESFIRE - IMPROPER HALOGEN FLOODLIGHT INSTALLATION
ARTICLES LINT RELATED FIRES IN DRYERS
ARTICLES LIFT TRUCK FIRES
ARTICLES WIRE CHAFING AS A CAUSE OF A FIRE
ARTICLESTHERMAL PATTERN ANALYSIS No. 1
ARTICLESTHERMAL PATTERN ANALYSIS No. 2
ARTICLESTHERMAL PATTERN ANALYSIS No. 3
ARTICLESSPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION WITH HYDROGEN PEROXIDE
ARTICLESFIRE AND EXPLOSION
ARTICLESVEHICLE FIRES - IMPROPER HOSE CLAMP APPLICATION
ARTICLESFIRE IN AN AIR CONDITIONER
ARTICLESBUILDING MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT FIRES
ARTICLESDRYER FIRES
ARTICLESFLEXIBLE GAS CONNECTOR FAILURES, IMPACT
ARTICLESFLEXIBLE GAS CONNECTOR FAILURES, CORROSION
ARTICLESFURNACE AND WATER HEATER RELATED FIRES
ARTICLESFURNACE FIRES
ARTICLESLOW WATER CUTOFF FIRES
ARTICLESPOWER LINES AND TREES
ARTICLESCAPACITOR FAILURES CAN CAUSE FIRES AND EXPLOSIONS
ARTICLESSELF HEATING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT
ARTICLESBATTERY EXPLOSIONS
ARTICLESFIRE - FIREPLACE INSTALLATION/CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS
ARTICLESFIRE FROM LIQUID OVERFLOW

Building Related Articles


ARTICLESLIGHTNING RELATED DAMAGE
ARTICLES SLIP AND FALL
ARTICLESTHE ANATOMY OF WATER LEAKAGE
ARTICLESMOLD GROWTH
ARTICLESFAILURE ANALYSIS OF A MASONRY WALL
ARTICLESWALLBOARD CRACKING FROM TRUSS UPLIFT
ARTICLESFAILURE ANALYSIS OF BLOCK WALLS
ARTICLES MOLD GROWTH REVISITED
ARTICLESEVALUATING CRACKS IN BUILDINGS (PART 1)
ARTICLESICE RELATED DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS
ARTICLESUNSYMMETRICAL SNOW LOADING ON BUILDINGS
ARTICLESFAILURE ANALYSIS OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER
ARTICLES HAIL DAMAGE TO ROOF SHINGLES
ARTICLES MASONRY WALL FAILURE ANALYSIS
ARTICLES GRAIN BIN FAILURES
ARTICLESWATER PIPE FAILURE ANALYSIS
ARTICLESWATER PIPE FAILURE ANALYSIS PART 2
ARTICLESWIND VERSUS NON-WIND RELATED DAMAGE
ARTICLESSHINGLE CURLING
ARTICLESSUMP PUMP FAILURES
ARTICLESWINDOW SASH FAILURE


Automotive Related Articles



ARTICLESTIRE FAILURE ANALYSIS, UNDER-INFLATION
ARTICLESTIRE FAILURE FROM FOREIGN OBJECTS
ARTICLES TIRE BEAD FAILURE ANALYSIS
ARTICLES DRIVER RESPONSE TIME
ARTICLES HYDRAULIC HOSE CHAFFING
ARTICLESAUTOMOBILE ENGINE COOLANT RELATED FIRES
ARTICLESTHROTTLE MECHANISM MALFUNCTION
ARTICLESTHROTTLE CONTOL SYSTEM DEFECTS
ARTICLESLIGHTNING DAMAGE TO AUTOMOTIVE VEHICLES
ARTICLESMOTOR VEHICLE FIRES FROM OIL LEAKAGE
ARTICLESBLACK BOX DATA AIDS IN SUBROGATION
ARTICLES AUTOMOTIVE SUSPENSION FAILURES
ARTICLESBIOLOGIC INTERVENTION AS A CAUSE OF FIRE
ARTICLES DUMP TRAILER ROLLOVER ACCIDENTS
ARTICLESCLAIMS - SUPPLEMENTAL INDIVIDUAL RESTRAINT (AIRBAG)
ARTICLESSNOWPLOWS CAN CAUSE VEHICLE FIRES
ARTICLESTRUCK ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION: STEERING FAILURE
ARTICLESIMPROPER REVERSE ENGINEERING
ARTICLESCOMPUTERIZED ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION
ARTICLESBLOCK HEATER RELATED FIRES
ARTICLESCOMBINE HARVESTER FIRES
ARTICLESAUTOMOTIVE DEFECTS AND SUBROGATION POTENTIAL
ARTICLESRODENT DAMAGE
ARTICLESDO AUTOMOBILES EXPLODE?
ARTICLESEVOLUTION OF AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION
ARTICLESHYDROSTATIC LOCK - DAMAGE TO AUTOMOTIVE ENGINES
ARTICLESVEHICLE FIRES CAUSED BY A MIRED CONDITION
ARTICLESAUTOMOTIVE WHEEL DETACHMENT

Other Legal and Loss Related Articles


ARTICLES DIGITAL IMAGING
ARTICLES JUNK SCIENCE
ARTICLESSKIING ACCIDENT IMPACT INJURIES
ARTICLESAGRICULTURAL ACCIDENTS
ARTICLES WATERCRAFT LOSSES
ARTICLES BOATING AND WATER-SKIING ACCIDENTS
ARTICLES EVIDENCE RETENTION FROM EVENT DATA RECORDERS

Technical Papers



ARTICLESTECHNICAL PAPERS


Books



ARTICLESTECHNICAL NOTEBOOK 20TH ANNIVERSARY

BookTECHNICAL ASPECTS OF CLAIMS INVESTIGATIONS

BookSUMMARY OF TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF CLAIMS

BookAUTOMOTIVE VEHICLE FIRE ANALYSIS

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