Performance Analysis Expert in ASME Standards

Case Description:

A performance analysis expert in ASME standards was requested for a case alleging false advertising. Both parties were manufactures of consumer goods and produced competing products in the consumer home products industry. Plaintiffs alleged that the defendant made fraudulent claims in its advertising regarding superior product performance based on aerodynamics and fluid mechanics.

IMS ExpertServices was asked to locate a performance analysis expert to perform forensic analysis of both products and determine whether defendant's claims were fraudulent. Specifically the client requested a mechanical engineering expert who was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, or ASME. The expert was to consult on ASME standards for the performance of consumer goods of this nature.

Experts Presented:

  • Performance Analysis Expert

    This performance analysis expert provides training and consulting to industry on matters of measurement uncertainty and measurement systems including flow, temperature, pressure, gas analysis and metrology. He has over 35 years of practical experience in aerospace engineering and test measurement instrumentation. A prominent member of the ASME, this expert helped to develop performance testing standards for the organization. While he has no expert witness experience, his consulting clients have included the United States Air Force, Bechtel, Siemens and Boston Scientific.IMS Reference #5012024

  • Mechanical Engineering Expert

    This expert in performance analysis and ASME standards is a professor of mechanical engineering. His research interests lie in areas of aerodynamics, fluid mechanics, measurements and error analysis. He is a member of the ASME and is a named inventor on five U.S. patents. As a licensed Professional Engineer, he is a consultant to industry on flow and energy applications, test measurements, and vehicle aerodynamics. He has also assisted companies in the development, testing, and realization of several successful consumer products. He has served as a consultant or expert witness on nine occasions, including one product performance, three product liability and five patent-related cases. He has testified approximately five times in deposition and two times at trial.IMS Reference #5012051

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