Failure analysis, accident investiogation
Universal Technology Centre
Mechanical Engineering, Failure Analysis, Accident Investigation
• Determine root cause(s) of failures/accidents.
• Find out mechanism(s) of failures and accidents.
• Recommend solutions to prevent recurrence of failures and accidents.
• Support litigation/court hearing on liabilities related to failures and accidents
UTC team consists of experts with more than 30 years of relevant industrial and research experience. The key staff had successfully led and completed thousands of projects in forensic analysis, accident investigation, failure analysis, condition assessment and product development for aerospace, marine, petrochemical, electronic and microelectronic, construction, amusement, transportation industries and governmental agencies including Ministry of Manpower (MOM), Ministry of Transportation (MOT), Defense Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), Republic Singapore Air Force (RSAF), Navy, SMRT, RWS, SBS transit, Shell, ST Aerospace, Eagle Services Asia, SIA Engineering, HP, Dell, ST Marine and Sembawang Shipyard etc.
Typical projects successfully completed:
Failure analysis on damages of amusement rides (track, roller coaster vehicle)
Forensic investigation on mass rapid transport system/ subway accident (trains, power supply, track)
Investigation on accidents of cranes (wire rope, boom frame, brake system, topple)
Failure analysis on aerospace engine damage (turbine blades, fan blades, vanes, etc.)
Investigation on paint and coating failures
Forensic investigation on automotive steering system failure
Failure analysis on lift wire rope breakage/snapped
Failure analysis on landing gear system failure
Investigation on hovercraft accident (gearbox, propeller)
Failure analysis on failures in gas and steam turbines
Investigation on notebook computer burning
Failure analysis on gearbox explosion
Investigation on failures in jack-up rigs, extra-hydrogen release in huge battery of Submarine
Investigation on failures of PCB, PCBA, LCD, passive components and IC
Forensic investigation on heat exchanger burst
Failure analysis on submarine power cable damage
Investigation on transformer fire
Failure analysis on engine components (piston, crankshaft, camshaft, bearings, connecting rod, bolts, engine block, etc.)
Forensic investigation on explosion of power distribution system
Failure analysis on large ship-lifting system cracking
Failure analysis of pipeline and piping system according to FITNET FFS
Investigation on failures in building and structures etc.
, Failure Analysis
, Mechanical Engineering
, structrual analysis