Mr Marshall in LONDON
I have a wide experience in mining, process industries, power generation, construction and mechanical and electrical engineering. I have been instructed on a broad range of matters, ranging from pressure vessels to electronic controls. Most engineers know how systems should work, and how to interpret standards. My speciality is in understanding, and explaining to laymen, why engineering systems do not work as expected, and in devising and implementing proportionate remedial measures. I have a good...
Mr Broadhurst in MANCHESTER
Engineering failure investigations ranging from small personal injury claims to large multinational company losses • Forensic metallurgical investigations both on site & laboratory based • All aspects of metallurgical engineering, including materials selection, design evaluation, manufacturing & fabrication techniques, quality assurance • Industries previously serviced include rotating equipment, power generation, pressure vessels, quarrying, oil & gas, petrochemical, rail, automotive, aerospace
Mr Barker in TAUNTON
20 years' experience as a Chartered Mechanical Engineer in: • Design & manufacturing • Commercial vehicles • Transport • Heavy goods • Road trailers • Tankers • Curtainsiders • Handling & lifting machinery • Cranes • Earthmoving plant • Agricultural tractors • Sawmill bandsaws • Timber & log handling • Diesel engines • Accident & failure investigation • Reconstruction • Forensic engineering examination • Materials testing • Fracture • Fatigue & stress analysis • Design standards • Maintenance of machines • Fitness for purpose • Health &...
Eur Ing Williamson in CHELTENHAM
Over 30 years as a Chartered Engineer • Mechanical, electrical & manufacturing engineering • Alleged product failures • Health & safety • Alleged patent & intellectual property infringements • Manufacturing & process techniques, plant & machinery • Medical equipment • Batteries • Metal finishing - electroplating • Heat treatment • Engineering for non-engineers • UK, Europe & USA • Equally happy to write a short report, he has experience of cases extending over several years. Unusually, he has laboratories, workshops & a...
Mr Lock in DORKING
A senior manager of structures & design within an engineering consultancy (established over 40 years) • Over 30 years' experience, with specialist knowledge of the following: • The roll-over of heavy goods vehicles • Structural analysis • Computational structural analysis • Design • Structural design
Mr Anderson in DORKING
Principal Consultant of structural analysis for a major consultancy operating worldwide • Over nearly 30 years my particular fields of expertise are: • Stress analysis • Structural design, analysis, engineering & integrity • Finite element analysis • Fatigue • Fracture mechanics • Creep • Crack growth • Failure analysis • Dynamics • Vibration • Shock • Non-destructive testing • Design code assessments • Pipewhip • Missiles • Jet loadings • Blast • Safety cases • Risk management • Probabilistic analysis • Peer review
Mr Correa in LONDON
Root cause analysis of major engineering failures • Forensic engineering • Productivity & inefficiency assessment of construction projects • Reinstatement, remediation & mitigation consultancy • Project/program management & forensic scheduling • Oil & gas fire - investigations • Construction disputes consultant (delay matters) • Mechanical engineering
Mr Rudd in KINGSTON UPON THAMES
Kevin Rudd is a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers in the UK & is the only member in the British Cement Industry who has achieved this status • With ~20 years' experience, including: • Expert witness • Due diligence • Cement plant feasibility studies • Green or brown field cement plant project management • Technical & financial evaluation of equipment • Factory acceptance testing • Cement plant operations • Cement industry insurance claim investigations • Troubleshooting for cement kilns & mills
Mr Taylor in WARRINGTON
Rolling element bearings • Plain bearings • Oil & grease lubrication • Tribology - lubrication, sliding friction & wear • Failure analysis of rotating or reciprocating engineering components • Bolts & bolting • Materials failure • Fatigue of metals • Fretting • Measurement & metrology of engineering components • Vibration analysis • Recent work includes: railway bearing life, traction motor bearing failure, diesel engine crankshaft bolt fracture
Mr Tudor in BIRMINGHAM
Occupational health & safety • Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) • Noise surveys • Ergonomics & manual handling • Slipping accident investigation • Ladders & scaffolding • Cranes & lifting equipment • Play areas & equipment • Machine tools • Workshops • Machine guarding • Bearings • Consumer product defects • Consumer product safety • CE marking & product compliance • Helmets • Personal protective equipment (PPE) • Laser safety • Non-ionising radiation • Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) & electromagnetic interference (EMI)
Professor Powell in NOTTINGHAM
I have over 25 years' experience as the technical director of two engineering firms (one in general engineering and one in laser cutting) and as a Professor of Engineering at two universities (Nottingham and Lulea, Sweden). I hold all four of these posts at the moment and they form the foundation of my expert witness work. My particular areas of expertise are: • General engineering, welding & fabrication • Laser cutting & welding • Water jet cutting • Profiling • Materials engineering • Health & safety
Mr Stevenson in LONDON
Structural engineering • Civil engineering • Engineering design • Steelwork • Reinforced concrete • Masonry • Buildings • Basements • Movement • Cracking • Failure • Collapse • Waterproofing • Water ingress • Roofs • Floor slabs • Foundations • Piling • Underpinning • Retaining walls • Deep basements • Diaphragm walls • Heave • Subsidence • Ground movement • Deflection • Vibration • Railway stations • Underground stations • Airports • Car parks • Industrial buildings • Remedial works
Mr Sims in BRISTOL
Metis can supply specialist consultancy and expert witness services in the field of the printing and graphics industry. This would include the paper and packaging industry, as well as general commercial printing, with specialisation in offset lithography. CPR35 compliant reports can be produced when required, and experienced in both criminal and civil court procedures and responsibility as an expert. A list of areas in which I will accept instruction is detailed below: • Industrial design • Product...
Mr Richards in ANDOVER
Chemical engineering • Compressor • Concept selection • Corrosion • Facilities • Facilities engineering • Field development • Flow assurance • FPSO • FSO • Gas • Offshore • Oil • Onshore • Material selection • Pipelines • Piping • Platforms • Process engineering • Processing • Project engineering • Risers • Subsea • Topsides • Upstream • Midstream
Mrs McNeill in GLASGOW
Health & safety • Mechanical engineering design • Investigation of industrial accidents, personal injuries & fatalities • Occupational diseases (asbestos, noise, hand-arm vibration) • Investigations of fire & explosions • Investigation of defective engineering design & plant mal-performance • Risk assessments • PPE • Safe systems of work • Legionnaires disease
Mrs Fallowfield-Smith in REDHILL
Fires & explosions • Escape of water (water leak) investigations • Materials failures • Mechanical failure investigation • Engineering incidents • Personal injury • Metallurgical investigations
Mr Morris in EDINBURGH
Building services engineering, mechanical & electrical • Commercial vehicles • Mechanical components & machinery failure investigations • Engineering design
Mr Tucker in LONDON
Structural engineering • Civil engineering • Forensic engineering • Maritime engineering • Coastal engineering • Design • Construction • Workmanship • Professional negligence • Damage • Defects analysis • Cracking • Buckling • Corrosion • Deflections • Deterioration • Dilapidations • Settlement • Subsidence • Heave • Ground movement • Concrete quality • Concrete durability • Concrete strength • Concrete testing • Basements • Foundations • Refurbishment • New build • Historic buildings • Raised access floors • Floor slabs • Screeds • Structural analysis • Structural...