John Tyson, P.E. - AR Tech Forensic Experts Inc



John Tyson, P.E.
AR Tech Forensic Experts Inc
18075 Ventura Blvd, Ste 209
Encino, CA 91316

818 952 7209

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John Tyson, P.E.
AR Tech Forensic Experts Inc

Expert Profile

818 952 7209


    General

Mr. Tyson has more than twenty four years full time experience in Accident Reconstruction, Safety and Forensic Engineering.  He has investigated, analyzed and reconstructed more than three thousand accidents.  He has supervised and trained many Engineers and Physicists in the field of Forensic Engineering.  He has testified on several hundred occasions on a variety of aspects of Accident Reconstruction for both plaintiff and defense in depositions, arbitrations, civil and criminal, Municipal and Superior Court trials.  He has been a Court appointed expert in numerous criminal trials with charges ranging from Manslaughter to First Degree murder.  He has testified for individuals, major insurance companies, the California State Compensation Fund, Law Offices , County and City agencies.  He is a consultant and provides engineering and safety expertise to many West Coast Cities including the cities of Los Angeles, Pasadena, Glendale, Burbank, Santa Monica, Ontario, Fountain Valley.  He is an Engineering Consultant to many theme parks and public arenas including Walt Disney, Six Flags, Raging Waters,  Los Angeles and Anaheim convention centers, Pasadena Rosebowl, Anaheim Stadium etc.

    Vehicle Accident Reconstruction

Dynamics of vehicular collision (all types). 3D Real Time COLOR ANIMATION of multi vehicle collisions. Visibility analysis.  Evaluation of different angles of viewing perspective including placement of viewing camera inside moving vehicle or target vehicle. Investigation of systemic failure of vehicular systems (including brakes, steering).  Skid analysis Computer interfaced Skid testing.  Full scale testing of buses trucks automobiles, bicycles.  Vehicle component testing.

    Pedestrian Accidents Slip & Fall Trip & Fall. Lighting

 Coefficient of friction testing. Several thousand tests performed.  Pre testing of flooring for public safety.  Extensive experience with Department store chains, supermarkets, commercial property.  Product evaluation-shoe manufacturers, footwear, floor products. Code analysis regarding construction of floor, steps, ramps landings. exits, handrails, sidewalks etc. UBC,LABC,State code compliance. Past & present projects /clients include Cities of Los Angeles, Pasadena, Glendale, Burbank, Santa Monica, Fountain Valley, Orange, Dept of Water & Power, Cal Gas Co.

    Products, Property, Fires

Building Code compliance UBC LABC LAMC Ramps. Stairways, Guardrails ADA. . Lighting & Acoustical Analysis
Design analysis of machinery and plant. Design/manufacture defect investigation.  Machine Guarding. Automatic Gates Ladders, Scaffolding. Appliances Product Reliability and Efficiency.  Failure to warn. Code compliance OSHA, ANSI, ASTM, UL etc. Machinery.