Robert N. Anderson, PhD, PE, PI
RNA Consulting, Inc.
Los Altos Hills, California
Metallurgy Expert Witness, Failure Analysis Expert Witness
Metallurgy, Materials, Failure Analysis, Engineering, Sciences, Accident Analysis, Thermodynamics, Corrosion, Design Failures, Asbestos, Industrial, Welds, Medical Device Failures, Electrical Fire Source, Firearms, Ballistics, Metals, Composites, Polymers, Wood, Ceramics, Building Materials, Pipes.
Dr. Anderson is president of RNA Consulting, Inc., a forensic engineering consulting corporation that specializes in materials and metallurgical engineering and sciences.
Dr. Anderson is a testifying expert in materials and metallurgical engineering, with 35+ years of experience serving courts in the U.S. and Canada. His specialties include failure analysis, corrosion, thermodynamics, engineering design failure, electrical fires, ballistics, and accident analysis.
His expertise is the analysis of the behavior of materials, such as metals, plastics, glass, wood, and ceramics, in their related environments.
Case areas include:
• Failure of materials - metals, wood, glass, ceramic, rubber, composites, plastics.
• Systems and product design failure analysis, and reliability evaluation.
• Investigations involving paint, adhesives, chemicals, and asbestos.
• Failures due to construction accidents or building materials failures including system design, materials selection, m...