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 Expert  108336

Expert in Threaded Fasteners Reliability


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Michigan (MI)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
THREADED FASTENER TIGHTENING. Expert is trained in the stress and reliability disciplines of engineering. He has over 25 years of experience designing transducers, instruments, and controls for testing, measurement, and control of the threaded fastener tightening process.

THREADED FASTENER RELIABILITY. Expert understands the tightening process, loosening phenomena, and constructing practical engineering models (mathematical and graphical). These are technical areas where he has been able to assist others in their engineering designs and assembly process specifications.

THREADED FASTENER FAILURE ANALYSIS. A fastener can fail as a result of many possible singular or combined influences. Expert's experience includes failures due to metallurgical, heat-treat, fabrication/processing, installation, structural design, as well as service load and environmental influences.

MULTICOMPONENT SENSOR; MULTICOMPONENT SENSOR DESIGN. Expert has over 25 years experience in transducer design. His six component (three force, three moment) automotive and truck test wheel sensors are used by major US and European vehicle manufacturers for gathering load data and their reliability programs.

THREADED FASTENER TORQUE-TENSION TEST EQUIPMENT; THREADED FASTENER TESTING; THREADED FASTENER TESTING MACHINE; THREADED FASTENER TESTING MACHINE DESIGN. Expert has designed test equipment capable of establishing torque-tension performance standards for fasteners. The most advanced of these designs, the RS Technologies LTD 9504 system, provides direct reading of underhead and thread friction torques, as well as torque-tension coefficients. His testing laboratory has been accredited by AZLA for calibration of force and torque measurement devices.

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multicomponent sensor

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multicomponent sensor design

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threaded fastener

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threaded fastener engineering

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threaded fastener failure analysis

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threaded fastener reliability

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threaded fastener testing

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threaded fastener testing machine

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threaded fastener testing machine design

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threaded fastener tightening

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threaded fastener torque-tension test equipment


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan;  Warren, Michigan;  Flint, Michigan;  Sterling Heights, Michigan;  Lansing, Michigan;  Ann Arbor, Michigan;  Livonia, Michigan;  Dearborn, Michigan;  Westland, Michigan;  and Toledo, Ohio.

Often requested
with this expert:

Fastener Engineering
Fasteners, Latching mechanisms, structures, aircraft...
Fastener Engineering, Fastener Failure Analysis, Fastener...
Advancing Fastening Design and Application Engineering,...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1963   BS   Mechanical Engineering   University of Michigan  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1992 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Founder, President, Technical Director

 

1991 to 1992

 


 


 

Independent Consultant

 

1968 to 1991

 

GSE, Incorporated

 


 

Founder, President, Technical Director

 

1965 to 1968

 

Eaton Corporation

 


 

Project Engineer - Stress & Reliability

 

1963 to 1965

 

United Aircraft Corporation

 

Structural Measurement Group

 

Flight Test Engineer

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is a Registered Professional Engineer, and a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASM International, Engineering Society of Detroit, and the Society for Experimental Mechanics. He is active in the Industrial Fasteners Institute and the Bolting Technology Council, and has presented seminars and technical papers at local and national technical society meetings.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has been granted over 25 U.S. and international patents for transducer and instrumentation inventions.


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Couplings and Threads for High Pressure Hoses.
  • Expert for consulting on UNJ threadform tensile stress area.
  • Fastening expert for consulting on Product Development.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in fasteners & brackets to opine on why cable came loose from door frame.
  • Expert in fasteners for consulting on inspection of type "B" defective threads.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
German  

 

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