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Neil Burns: About the Author
Associate II, Stress Engineering Services


Neil Burns

Neil Burns is an Associate II in Stress Engineering’s New Orleans office. He possesses over 23 years of experience performing metallurgical & corrosion testing, and has conducted hundreds of failure analysis examinations on items as diverse as medical devices, coffee machines, satellite components, children’s toys, firearms, aerospace engines, and automotive components. Neil received his BEng, Mechanical Design, Materials, and Manufacture from Nottingham University, UK in 1993 and his MSc Corrosion Science and Engineering from UMIST in Manchester in 1994.

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Published Articles

12 Things to Do After Discovering a Mechanical Failure
January/February 2018 Inspectioneering Journal
By Neil Burns at Stress Engineering Services

The actions you take immediately after a failure are critical in understanding the cause and appropriate steps to remedy the problem. However, the wrong moves might prevent you from getting the answers you need.


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