Introduction

Forensic engineering is a field of expertise that is concerned with investigating the cause of failure in structures, materials and other engineered products. Some of the sub-discplines within the field include:

Forensic engineers investigate the causes of failure in a systematic way using a variety of methodologies.

At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget.

Expertise in Action

The range of factual situations where the advice of forensic engineers may be sought is very broad and includes:

  • fatigue failures in aircraft structures
  • failure of residential and commercial buildings
  • failures of pipes
  • medical equipment or device failure
Sample Reports

For some fields of expertise we have some sample sections of de-identified reports. Please contact our office if you are interested in a sample.

Cost

The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:

  • The need for a view or inspection of a location
  • The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
  • Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
  • Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype
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Profiles of Experts in Engineering - Forensic engineering accident investigation

Below are short profiles of a few experts with expertise in this field. Please contact our office to discuss your specific requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget. Expert Experts are experts in finding the right expert for your needs and you pay no more to use Expert Experts than if you searched and found the expert yourself.

  • #ID7391

Structural and civil engineer

ID7391 is a Director and Principal engineer with over 25 years’ experience in design and delivery of structural and civil engineering projects. He provides insight and judgment that assists in guiding clients through the many decisions required to deliver a successful outcome, and he does this in a considered, collaborative manner with our clients and other consultants sharing a common goal.


  • #ID2393

Forensic and Investigative Civil Engineer

ID2393 has more than 60 years’ experience in civil engineering, building, property development and management, real estate and contract administration. He provides expert opinion on approximately 50 cases each year with about 30% as an expert witness in Courts and Tribunals.


  • #ID11008

Engineer – Materials Scientist, Ceramic Engineering

Expert ID11008 has over 30 years experience as a materials scientist / engineer and has worked in Australia and internationally in the design, development, testing and analysis of materials used in industrial environments, with an emphasis on forensic analysis of production, installation and in-service failures.


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