Paul Zamrowski Associates, Inc.

Phone: (610) 353-5595
Fax: (610) 356-2365
Email: zamrowski@aol.com

Expertise:


CIVIL / STRUCTURAL

 

 

Flood damage:

  • Assessing extent of flood damage

Glass Failures


Lightning Strikes:

 

  • Structural failures an analysis; extent of damage; structural integrity

Structural Engineering:


  • Structural failures and analysis; extent of damage; structural integrity
  • Settlement, deflection and creep
  • Earthquake, fire and tornado damage
  • Corrosion
  • Hydrostatic soil pressure; frost heave
  • Lightning damage
  • Roof failures
  • Sink holes
  • Collapses
  • Temporary support structures (see detail below)
  • Evaluation of pre-engineered metal buildings
  • Blasting and vibrations
  • Weather damage: snow, ice, rain, wind and flood

 

 

Bridge Design, Construction, and Maintenance

 


Building Codes and Standards Conformance


Construction:


  • Industrial, commercial, and residential
  • Heavy and highway
  • Safety (OSHA requirements)
  • Evaluation of proper construction methods (i.e., bracing)
  • Construction management
  •  


Crane Accidents

 


Explosions:

 

  • Assessing structural damages


Fires:

  • Assessing the extent of damage an providing repair recommendations


Accident Reconstruction (Vehicular):


  • Automobiles, bicycles, motorcycles, pedestrian, trucks, trains, ATVs
  • Bio-mechanics and human factors
  • Highway and traffic safety
  • High and low speed collisions
  • Right-of-way
  • Roadway evaluation and assessment
  • Seatbelts and airbags
  • Sight and stopping distance and speed calculations
  • Traffic signals

Construction Equipment Accidents:

 

  • Cranes, front-end loaders, forklifts, ladders, scaffolds

Crane Accidents


Highway Design, Construction and Maintenance


Human Factors:

 

  • Investigation and Analysis

Hydrology & Hydraulics


  • Floods, wells, groundwater, surface water runoff
  • Sewerage and drainage systems
  • Stormwater detention

Personal Injury:

  • Residential, commercial and industrial
  • Slip, trip and fall accidents and injuries
  • Guarding
  • Playgrounds
  • Burns and scaldings
  • Electric shock

 

Railroads


Retail Store Injuries


Safety Engineering


Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents and Injuries:


  • Residential, commercial and industrial
  • Stairs, ladders, chairs, parking lots and garages, sidewalks, loading docks
  • Walkway surface friction
  • Illuminance
  • Stairways, ramps and railings
  • Construction codes and standards; Americans with Disabilities Act

Temporary Support Structures:


  • Scaffolding, platforms, shoring, bracing, underpinning, hoists and cranes

Worker's Compensation Accidents Construction:


  • Industrial, commercial, and residential
  • Heavy and highway
  • Safety (OSHA requirements)
  • Evaluation of proper construction methods (i.e., bracing)
  • Construction management

 

Surveying

 

CHEMICAL

 



  • Chemistry and chemical analysis
  • Chemical process equipment
  • Smoke/Soot analysis & determination of extent of damage

Corrosion

 

ELECTRICAL

 

 

Appliances:


  • Gas and electric: design, installation, manufacturing and service defects

Building Codes and Standards Conformance

Electrical equipment failures: cause,
origin and extent of damages


Lightning damage evaluation


Surges and power outages


Electrocution and personal injury


Fires, engineering support for cause and origin


Electrical shorts and arcing


Transformers and substations


Damages from the elements
(wind, water, snow, temperature, etc.)



    Explosions:

  • Boilers, tanks, pressure cylinders, gas, propane

Fires - All Types:

  • Residential, commercial, industrial, vehicular
  • Fires, engineering support for cause and origin
  • Extent of Electrical, Mechanical and Structural Damage
  • Evaluation of fire detection and suppression systems
  • Arson, engineering support for cause and origin
  • Electric shock

 

Electric shock


Product Liability:

  • Residential, commercial and industrial
  • Design, manufacture, warnings, recalls, defects
  • Investigation and Analysis

 

 

 

 

MECHANICAL

 

 

Amusement Rides:

  • Personal injury; electrical, mechanical and structural failures



Building Codes and Standards Conformance


Appliances:

  • Gas and electric: design, installation, manufacturing and service defects

Explosions:

  • Boilers, tanks, pressure cylinders, gas, propane

Fires - All Types:

  • Residential, commercial, industrial, vehicular
  • Fires, engineering support for cause and origin
  • Extent of Electrical, Mechanical and Structural Damage
  • Evaluation of fire detection and suppression systems
  • Arson, engineering support for cause and origin

Fuel Tank Ruptures


Mechanical Engineering:

  • Heating, ventilating & air conditioning systems
  • Chillers and chilled water systems
  • Corrosion
  • Explosions
  • Fire protection systems
  • Heating equipment: oil, gas, electric, propane, freeze-ups
  • Hot water and steam systems
  • Motors and generators
  • Plumbing
  • Sprinkler systems: wet pipe, dry pipe, pre-action and deluge
  • Tools

 

Personal Injury:


  • Residential, commercial and industrial
  • Guarding
  • Burns and scaldings
  • Electric shock

Pipe Failures:

  • Rupture
  • Freeze-up

Product Liability:

  • Residential, commercial and industrial
  • Design, manufacture, warnings, recalls, defects
  • Automobiles; lawn and garden equipment; electrical equipment; propane and natural gas equipment; gasoline powered equipment; worker's compensation and industrial accidents; consumer products; snowblowers; medical instrumentation and equipment; recreation and fitness equipment

 

Smoke/Soot Damage

 

 


Construction Equipment Accidents:

  • Cranes, front-end loaders, forklifts, ladders, scaffolds



METALLURGICAL

 


Metallurgical and Material Analysis:

  • Metals, timber, plastics, masonry, concrete, composites, earth, asphalt, rock and soil

Pipe Failures:

  • Rupture

 

Product Liability:

  • Residential, commercial and industrial
  • Design, manufacture, warnings, recalls, defects

Welding


 

Contact

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Phone:
Fax:
Email:
(610) 353-5595
(610) 356-2365
zamrowski@aol.com

550 Deer Pointe Road
West Chester, PA 19382

Expertise

  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Amusement Rides
  • Appliances
  • Bridge Design

  • Building Codes and Standards Conformance

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
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