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 Expert  715761

Expert in Dynamics, Vibrations, and Math

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Michigan (MI)
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For 27 years, Expert has taught introductory and intermediate dynamics to undergraduate and graduate students. He has written a dynamics text, and has developed software for IBM and IBM-compatible computers for problems in dynamics, strength of materials, vibrations, and applied mathematics. He has written over thirty publications on dynamics and vibrations.

classical dynamics


dynamic balance



For the past 30 years, Expert's main area of research has been vibrations. Over this period, he has taught courses in vibrations, and solved problems involving moderately damped, critically damped, and overdamped systems. His industrial experience was in the areas of vibrations and dynamics. He has developed software (IBM) for vibration analysis and evaluation.

damping capacity


machine vibration analysis


mechanical system vibration


structural vibration




vibration isolation

Expert has developed an engineering analysis course which includes matrices, calculus of variations, numerical analysis, Laplace transforms, and finite difference techniques. This course is taken by both undergraduate and graduate students, and he has written software (IBM) to solve problems in it. He has received numerous University, College of Engineering, and student awards for teaching. In obtaining all three of his degrees, Expert had extensive training in classical mathematics through differential equations. He has also taught a senior graduate course in engineering mathematics.

applied mathematics

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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:

Sound, Vibration, and Dynamics
Machinery Vibration, Condition Monitoring, Testing
Automobile, Design Eng, AutoCAD Inventor, Pro E, Noise &...
Acoustics, SONAR, Signal Processing

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1965   PhD   Engineering Mechanics   University of Wisconsin  
1963   ScM   Applied Mathematics   Brown University  
1960   SB   Mathematics and Philosophy   M.I.T.  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1968 to


(Undisclosed University)



1973 to




Associate Professor


1973 to 1975


Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering


Associate Professor


1968 to 1973


Engineering Mechanics


Assistant Professor


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of SAE, ASME, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, and Pi Tau Sigma.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert authored a textbook, "Introduction to Dynamics," published by Addison-Wesley, and has authored or coauthored several technical publications. He has also presented several papers in Canada.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Acta Mechanica  
 - Addison-Wesley  
 - Journal of the Franklin Institute  

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in internal combustion engines for consulting on crankshaft rotary torsional vibration.
  • Random vibration expert for consulting on random vibration profiles.
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