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KHALID S. DINNO, Ph.D., P. Eng.


Walters Forensic Engineering
800-277 Wellington Street, West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3E4
Tel: (416) 971-8900 1-800-387-1950 Fax: (416) 971-6319
E-mail: kdinno@waltersforensic.com


SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

  • Construction Failure Analysis and Building Material Assessment
  • General Failure Analysis, Boilers, Equipment, Products
  • Condition Assessment of Industrial and Commercial Properties
  • Rehabilitation of Buildings and Structures
  • Material Science
  • Civil Engineering: Bridges, Water Supply and Sewage Works

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Over 30 years of experience in the engineering profession covers a wide spectrum of consulting functions:

  • Design and site supervision of civil structural engineering projects.  These included industrial plants, bridges, water supply and sewage schemes and other heavy civil engineering structures.
  • Extensive involvement in the investigation of failures and damage assessment of a wide variety of industrial plants, buildings and structures.  These included failure of industrial equipment such as mills, digesters, blenders, boilers, pressure vessels and cranes; failures of structures such as bridges, towers, silos, tanks, parking structures and foundations; vibration problems in industrial foundations; corrosion and stress failures and components and materials, and structural and metal damage assessment in industrial plants and buildings caused by fire.
  • Product liability cases involving a wide variety of products, components and machine performances.
  • He appeared as an expert witness and arbitrator in numerous litigation.


ENGINEERING STANDARDS

  • Conversant with many leading design and other engineering codes and standards such as Canadian, American, British and German
  • His work on pressure vessels is referenced in B.S. 5500, 1988 on “Unfired Fusion Welded Pressure Vessels”


PUBLICATIONS AND PRIZES

  • Author of more than 40 scientific and professional papers
  • Awarded the Ludwig Mond Prize for Research in 1976 by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London, UK


ACADEMIC INTERESTS

  • Lectures on Continuing Education Courses at the University of Toronto

COURT APPEARANCES

  • Qualified as an expert witness in General Division Court



 
 

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