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  • Company: Berkeley Engineering And Research, Inc.
  • Phone: 510-725-6005
  • Fax: 510-619-7233
  • Website: www.bearinc.com/
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Mechanical Engineering and Products Liability

Specialty Focus:

Failure/Fracture Analysis, FEA + Stress Analysis, Metallurgical + Materials Testing, Forensic Inspection Services + 3D Scanning, Electrical Engineering, Fire + Water Cause & Origin, Explosion Causation and Prevention, Combustion Analysis, Laboratory Testing, Accident Reconstruction

Education:

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley; M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley; B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

Years in Practice:

35+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

87

Additional Information

Berkeley Engineering And Research (BEAR) is a full service forensic engineering firm with extensive experience investigating a wide range of incidents and failures that are central to litigation and insurance claims. Dr. Stevick, CEO, has over 35 years of experience in failure analysis and design of structures, consumer products, industrial and medical equipment. Including: Mechanical-electrical systems; implants; turbines and reciprocating engines; automotive and aircraft components; pressure vessels and pipelines; offshore platforms and drilling equipment; pressure vessels/piping/containers; blowout and breakaway devices; heat exchangers and combustion analysis. BEAR engineers are skilled in many disciplines including testing and mathematical analysis of hydraulic systems, explosion causation and prevention, ignitions systems, accident reconstructions and crashworthiness, finite element analysis, structural dynamics, electronic control systems, material behavior, heat transfer and structure/fluid interaction. Our integrated services and investigative approach allow us to objectively determine the approximate cause of a loss, and address the unique needs of each client. Registered P.E. Mechanical Engineer in California and Nevada. Registered P.E. in Florida, Louisiana, and Texas.