Electrical Engineering

Get the most accurate electrical loss analysis and litigation support possible with the help of our electrical engineering team. Headed by John A. Palmer, Ph.D., P.E., C.F.E.I., our electrical engineering team has an extensive background in electrical forensics, electrical power systems, electrical safety, and experimental research. Trust our expertise in electrical failure and incident analysis for troubleshooting and litigation support:

  • Electrical equipment failures
  • Power line contacts
  • Arc flash incidents
  • Electrocutions
  • Electrical fires
  • Power system failures
  • Industrial power or control system malfunctions
  • Electrical safety system failures

Civil and Structural Engineering

We have the experience and dedication to carry out everything from loss evaluations to litigation support. Our civil and structural engineering team is headed by Mr. J.R. Koehler, who brings an extensive background in civil and structural forensic engineering, including experience in structural design, repair design, and experimental research. We are able to provide litigation support, consultations for the improvement of an industrial facility, and evaluations for any types of loss related to buildings, mines, or other structures. Contact us for help with any of the following:

  • Roof collapses
  • Hail damage
  • Foundation movement
  • Window leakage

Additionally, we are able to offer a wide variety of non-forensic civil and structural engineering support:

  • Structural system modification and repair design (residential, commercial, or industrial)
  • Contract review and administration
  • Foundation and structural design
  • Project management

We invite you to browse some examples of projects that we have completed on our Case Studies page.

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Engineering Consulting

Get the expert consulting services you need before starting any engineering project. We can work directly with your teams while providing an outside, independent evaluation. We are able to assist with projects of any scale. Thanks to our multidisciplinary background, you can depend on us for a wide range of engineering projects:

  • Design review
  • Safety analysis
  • Root cause analysis
  • Process evaluation and improvement
  • Repair design
  • Design of experiments
  • Product evaluation and proof of concept testing
  • Field Engineering and Project Engineering support
  • Owner’s Representative for Construction Projects

Design & Analysis

We also apply our extensive electrical engineering expertise toward design and analysis where no failure has occurred, such as in the following instances:

  • Power system protection and relay coordination (utility, industrial or commercial)
  • Industrial power system evaluation and energy audits
  • Electrical equipment safety evaluation
  • Electrical product evaluation and testing
  • Design of experiments for product testing
  • Arc flash hazard analysis
  • Electrical safety evaluation
  • Design review
  • Electrical system modification and repair design

We invite you to browse some examples of projects that we have completed on our Case Studies page.

Chemical and Process Engineering

With an extensive background in petroleum products and refining processes, Mr. Joseph Witherspoon leads our chemical and process engineering team. You can count on our expert team for litigation support, loss analysis for your chemical processes, or consultations for the improvement of your facility and industrial processes. We also cover support for the following incidents:

  • Chemical fires
  • Industrial accidents
  • Explosions
  • Fuel gas explosions
  • Industrial control system failures

Additionally, we provide a wide range of services beyond insurance-based investigatory reports and litigation support:

  • Industrial process evaluation and energy audits
  • Control system design and improvement
  • Petroleum refining
  • Biofuels

Whatever your specific engineering needs may be, contact us today and see how our highly qualified, experienced engineers can lend you a hand.

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Environmental Engineering

We have the in-house expertise and experience to provide the environmental engineering consulting you need for planning and permitting, and to help you to limit losses in the event of a release or non-compliance event. We can work directly with your consultant, contractor, or regulatory agency, and we will provide the information you need to plan and implement a viable, cost-effective strategy for projects of any scale. We have successfully completed environmental projects, including the following:

  • Permitting
  • Compliance
  • Emergency response
  • Regulatory negotiation
  • Planning
  • Characterization
  • Remediation
  • Regulatory closeout

Palmer Engineering and Forensics, LLC of North Salt Lake, UT provides civil engineering and structural engineering services for clients throughout Utah and Colorado, including Salt Lake City, St. George, Ogden, and Logan, UT, Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, and Grand Junction, CO and cities throughout the United States.

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Contact our engineering and forensics experts today for more information about how we can assist your organization with comprehensive design, investigation and management.

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