AREA OF EXPERTISE / AUTOMOTIVE SAFETY / DEFECT ANALYSIS
Expert CV, Doug McIlwraith (condensed)
Diagnosis of engine, transmission, axle, brake, suspension and steering system problems.
Repair (including machining) of automotive major components and sub-systems such as
ignition, carburetion, fuel-injection, of passenger cars and trucks. Determination of fire origins
and causes. Determination of speeds and directions of vehicles involved in impacts.
1987 B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Design Option, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.
1981 Apprenticeship Program, Automotive Technology, DeAnza Community College, Cupertino, CA.
1988 Accident Reconstruction I-- Scene Investigation, Garrett Engineers, Inc., Los Angeles, CA.
1992 Accident Reconstruction II--Technical Evaluation, Garrett Engineers, Inc., Los Angeles, CA.
1993 Chrysler Driveability Diagnostics, MAC Automotive College, Milpitas, CA.
1994 Anti-Lock Brake Systems, Diagnosis and Repair, MAC Automotive College, Cupertino, CA
EXPERT TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, Thousand Oaks, CA.-- Investigate cause and effect of automobile and truck, mechanical and electrical malfunctions and fires.
ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES, San Jose, CA.-- Review and consult on matters involving automobile accidents and provide assistance to attorneys for legal preparation, arbitration and trial.
CONSULTING, San Francisco, CA. - Investigate cause and effect of automobile and truck, mechanical and electrical malfunctions and fires. Seat belt analysis and vehicle handling characteristics. Reconstruct accidents from measurable evidence: skids, deformations, other damage. Provide written reports and assistance to court issues.
RPM AUTO MACHINE, Mountain View, CA. - Diagnosis, removal, assembly and re-installation of automotive engines for rebuilding.
LIT ENGINE SUPPLY, Palo Alto, CA.-- Removal and re-installation of automotive engines for rebuilding.
LAS AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE, Mountain View, CA.-- Mechanic in general repair. Tune-ups, brakes, electrical and minor engine work.
JIM RAINS BUCK, Mountain View, CA. - Mechanic. Duties included diagnosis and repair of computer controlled emission system components, carburetor. tune-up, electrical, warranty repairs and recalls.
E-l-T California Certificate License
Associate Member California Conference of Arson Investigators.
AREA OF EXPERTISE
AUTOMOTIVE SAFETY / DEFECT ANALYSIS
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