A Practical Guide to Engineering Failure Investigation (Innbundet)

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1998
Antall sider: 272
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781860580864
Kategori: Teknologi, transport og landbruk og Design
Omtale A Practical Guide to Engineering Failure Investigation
A Practical Guide to Engineering Failure Investigation has been written with the specific purpose of helping those involved in serious engineering failures. When mechanical plant fails, the technical, legal and contractual issues become very involved and complicated, and deciding causation can be difficult and prolonged. The principles and methodologies explained here will help
engineers to link their technical knowledge to the commercial realities of working with insurers, loss adjusters and their representatives.
This book is essential reading for consultants, expert witnesses and all engineers who may become involved in commercial failure investigations.
CONTENTS INCLUDE:


How to use this book


Professional roles and responsibilities


Strategy and tactics of failure investigation


The inspection visit


Doing a design and operation appraisal


Mechanisms of failure


Deciding causation


How to present your conclusions


Insurance investigations deferring failure events and proximate cause subrogation.

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