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The Worst Oil Field Accidents in the U.S.

Working in oil fields can be a lucrative career, but those jobs can come at a tragic price. The most dangerous place to work in America might be Bakken Oil Field (North Dakota), which has caused at least 74 deaths since the oil boom started there in 2006. Weak...

Forensic Engineering Case Study: The F-15 Eagle

I’m fascinated by the concept of tolerance in mechanical engineering. Tolerance is the permissible variation between components. In many forensic engineering cases, we see several instances of mechanical failure due to parts that weren't made to spec. Just how perfect...

The World of Forensics and Accidents

I work on forensic engineering work, largely as an expert witness. An attorney in a court case will contact me when there is an accident or failure to have me come in as a third-party working for the truth. I enjoy this kind of entree into a project. It means coming...

Making the Most of Trade Shows

  I spend a lot of time at trade shows. I'm getting ready to go to ProMat 2015 in Chicago. I've been following their Twitter Hashtag and thought I would share a bit about how I like to engage at trade shows. Here's a few things I do: 1. Find the Twitter Hashtag. For...

Fomula SAE

I attended an event hosted by the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) on Saturday, technically called Formula SAE. Ten schools competed with student designed and built cars. It's so inspiring to see young talent focus and put out great designs. I talked to the...

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