September 20, 2018

Toilet Supply Lines and Forensic Engineering

By Shane Darville, P.E., CFEI Toilet supply lines provide a great service to all of us, but when they break, the results can be costly and devastating.  Of course, […]
August 7, 2018

Beware of Construction Defects

Forensic Engineering and Construction Defects By Shane Darville, P.E., CFEI Construction defects come in many shapes and sizes. They can involve a multitude of engineering disciplines. Fortunately, Bison Engineering is […]
May 11, 2018

The Scoop About Pressure Relief Valves

By Shane Darville, P.E., CFEI   Pressure Pressure is a useful tool that accomplishes incredible tasks (like moving a train!), yet it can also become incredibly […]
April 25, 2018

Horizontal Directional Drilling (Boring)

By Shane Darville, P.E., CFEI Horizontal Direction Drilling 101 Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) has surged in popularity with the ability to install miles of gas lines, […]
November 13, 2017

Arcing Electrical Testing

This is an example of some electrical testing our forensic engineers did to show how a power cord can react in a fire. Our failure analysis […]
November 13, 2017

Failure Analysis in Water Leaks, Part II

Failure Analysis in Water Leaks, Part II By Shane Darville, P.E. It only ever happens when everyone is either away or sleeping. With no one to […]
October 13, 2017

Carbon Monoxide and Valuable Testing

When someone has fallen victim to carbon monoxide poisoning, it is vitally important to figure out where the lethal gas originated. Bison Engineering has the best […]
July 19, 2017

Failure Analysis in Water Leaks, Part 1

Water Leak Analysis Drip….drip….drip Slow dripping leaks may not sound so bad initially. How can one drop of water every ten seconds really be all that […]
April 19, 2017

Forensic Engineering and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The job of a forensic engineer in a carbon monoxide poisoning case is to find the cause of the carbon monoxide since appliances do not normally […]