Over thirty years experience in the structural design and analysis of mechanisms and structures. Extensive knowledge of hand/classical techniques and analytical software packages for practical applications.
Expert in safety case management, failure investigations, defect tolerance assessments, fatigue, creep, FEA, code assessments and structural design.
Registered as a Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person (SQEP) with EDF Energy for pressure vessel design code assessments, low temperature defect tolerance (fracture mechanics) and fatigue crack growth assessments (R6).
Registered as a Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person (SQEP) with EDF Energy for the assessment of the causes and hazards from rotating plant failure (missiles, damage, etc.).
Design codes used: ASME III / VIII, PD 5500, BS EN 13445, BS EN 13480, BS 806, BS 5950, BS 7910, BS 7608, BS 8118, BS 2573, R3, R5 and R6.
Technical Authority (Structures) across the whole of Frazer-Nash. Responsible for technical leadership and management of technical staff and the oversight of projects for structural integrity assessment, finite element analyses and the development of assessment techniques.