Chapter 4 in NFPA 921 (Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations) is Methodology. It may be a short chapter when compared to the page count of other chapters, but it is the key to all investigations – effectively the Scientific Method.
Fires are very complex. In addition, the longer they burn the more difficult they can become to determine the cause and origin as evidence can be burned up in the fire. Over the next few weeks or months I will
I was recently asked about developing models for induction heating. So, I decided that I would post the derivation for one method of approaching the heating process. As we know, induction heating is a surface phenomena and can be difficult
DRI Products Liability 2016 is winding down. As always, the food and hospitality in New Orleans was great. It has been a few years since we attended this conferece and it was good to be back. We met some old
All good failure analysis investigations rely on the application of the scientific method. Nearly every time I give a presentation to claims personnel, attorneys, or other engineers as it relates to failure investigations, I discuss the scientific method. Even if