I Have A Fatigue Failure – Is That A Problem?

fatigue failure

Each of us has experienced fatigue in our lives, a time when we were extremely tired, typically due to long or intense mental or physical exertion. It turns out that…..

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Meet Jim Mason – Arcca’s Expert Of The Week

Jim Mason

Jim is a Senior Engineer at ARCCA specializing in mechanical failures. He performs analyses of failed consumer and industrial products/equipment and machinery design/failure, as well as metallurgical laboratory analyses. He…..

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Construction Site Slips And Trips – How Biomechanists Analyze Worker Injuries

construction site slip injury

According to OSHA, one in five worker deaths in private industry occurs in construction, and falls are the leading cause of death. However, slips and trips also occur with high…..

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Happy Halloween!


See how the engineers at ARCCA carve their pumpkins using a hockey puck….traveling at 100 mph.  

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Meet Sam Wordeman – ARCCA’s Expert Of The Week

Samuel Wordeman

SAMUEL C. WORDEMAN, PH.D. Sam is a Senior Biomechanist at ARCCA specializing in biomechanics, injury tolerance, biomechanical failure mechanisms and accident reconstruction. He is experienced in investigating the response of…..

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A Fatal Elevator Accident Investigation: The Steps Taken To Determine The Cause

Mechanical failure claims

About 27 people are killed in elevator accidents each year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the CPSC. Injuries from elevators affect about 10,200 people per year,…..

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Meet Tim Joganich – ARCCA’s Expert Of The Week

Tim Joganich

TIMOTHY JOGANICH, MSES, C.H.F.P. Tim has over 20 years’ experience in the sciences of human movement, biomechanics, and human factors. He specializes in the analysis of bicycle accidents and helmet…..

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Residential Fire Sprinker Systems – The Pros And Cons

fire sprinkler

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) residential sprinkler initiative was launched in 2009 in an attempt to get sprinklers installed for new residential construction. The idea was relatively simple. Properly…..

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Meet Don Eisentraut – ARCCA’s Expert Of The Week

Don Eisentraut

DONALD EISENTRAUT, BSME, P.E., ACTAR Don is a mechanical engineer specializing in vehicular accident reconstruction and the forensic analysis of crash protection systems and components. He is recognized as a…..

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