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Publications - Colin R.Gagg

 

 

Authored Book

"A casebook of Forensic Engineering", P.R. Lewis, C.R. Gagg and K.A. Reynolds (March 2003), Text Book, CRC Press, USA, ISBN: 0849311829.

 

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Publications

  1. "The Effect of Ageing on the Creep of a Eutectic Lead-Tin Alloy", Gagg, C.R. and Plumbridge, W.J. (30-31 October1996) Invited paper presented to BABS (British Association for Brazing and Soldering) Autumn conference, Sponsored by The Welding Institute, Solihull, Birmingham .
  2. "Solders for the Next Millennium", Plumbridge, W.J., Gagg, C.R. and Moffatt, J. (6-8 April 1998) Materials Congress , Institute of Materials, Cirencester, Wilts
  3. "Effects of Strain Rate and Temperature on the Stress - Strain Response of Solder Alloys", Plumbridge, W.J. and Gagg, C.R. (1999) Presented at the Second International Conference on Materials for Microelectronics, Bordeaux , France , September, 1998. Published in J. Electronic Materials, Vol. 10, pp 461-468.
  4. "The Mechanical Properties of Lead-containing and Lead-free solders -Meeting the Environmental Challenge", Plumbridge WJ and Gagg CR (2000), Proc. ImechE Journal of Materials: Design and Application (Part L), Vol. 14, pp. 153-161.
  5. "Allotropic Transformation Study and Phase Mapping in Tin-Copper Lead-Free Solder for Electronic Assembly", Kariya, Y., Gagg, C.R., Williams, N. and Plumbridge, W.J. (2000) CHANNEL Users Meeting, Hobro , Denmark , 15-18 June 2000.
  6. "Premature failure of thread rolling dies: material selection, hardness criteria and case studies", Gagg, C.R. (2001) Journal of Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol 8, pp 87-105.
  7. "The influence of processing History on the Creep of Tin-3.5 Silver Alloys", (2001) with Kariya, Y. and Plumbridge, W.J. (2001), Seventh Symposium on Microjoining and Assembly Technology in Electronics, MATE 2001 Conference, Yokohama, February 2001.
  8. "Creep of Lead-Free Solders at 75°C", Plumbridge, W.J., Gagg, C.R., Peters, S. (February 2001) Invited contribution, to the Symposium on Lead-Free Solders and Soldering Technologies, TMS Annual Meeting, New Orleans. Published: J Electronic Matls, 2001, 30, 1178-1183.
  9. "Failure of stainless steel water pump couplings", Gagg, C.R. (2001), Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol. 8, 2001, pp 189 – 199.
  10. "Tin Pest in Sn-0.5 wt. % Cu Lead-free Alloy", W J Plumbridge, Y Kariya, C R Gagg and N Williams (2001), Journal of Electronic Matls, Vol. 53, pp. 39-41.
  11. "Tin Pest in Lead-Free Solders", W J Plumbridge,Y Kariya, and C R Gagg (2001), Soldering and Surface Mount Technology , Vol 13, pp. 39-40.
  12. "The Influence of Temperature on the Creep of Tin-37 Lead Solders", W J Plumbridge and C R Gagg (October, 2002), Invited Paper, Symposium on Pb-free and Pb-bearing Solders, TMS Fall Meeting, Columbus , Ohio .
  13. "A casebook of Forensic Engineering", P.R. Lewis, C.R. Gagg and K.A. Reynolds (March 2003), Text Book, CRC Press , USA , ISBN: 0849311829.
  14. ‘Aesthetics versus Function: the Fall of the Dee Bridge ', P R Lewis and C R Gagg, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp 177-191, 2004.
  15. "Creep Properties of Sn-8 mass% Zn-3 mass% Bi Lead-free Alloy', I Shohji; C R Gagg; W J Plumbridge, J Electronic Matls, Vol 33, Issue 8, pp.923-927, 2004.
  16. "Failure of stainless steel water pump couplings", C R Gagg, Failure Analysis Case studies III: A Source Book of Case Studies, Ed. D R H Jones, Elsevier, Oxford , 2004, ISBN: 0080444474.
  17. ‘Domestic Product Failures – Case Study Analysis', C R Gagg, First International Conference on Failure Analysis (ICEFA-1), Lisbon , Portugal , July 2004. J. Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol. 12, No. 5, pp 784 – 807, 2005.
  18. ‘Failure of Components and Products by Engineered-in Defects – Case study analysis and review', C R Gagg, First International Conference on Failure Analysis (ICEFA-1), Lisbon, Portugal, July 2004. J.Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol 12 No.6, 1000-1026, 2005.
  19. “Cast iron in Victorian Structures”, P R Lewis and C R Gagg, Association of Building Engineers, Vol.80, No. 5, May 2005.
  20. “Failure of a Nylon Bridge Bearing”, P R Lewis and C R Gagg, Annual Technical Conference – ANTEC2006, Charlotte, N.Carolina, Conf Proc, Vol. 4, pp1993-1997, 2006
  21. "Post-graduate Forensic Engineering at the Open University", Peter R Lewis and Colin R Gagg, International Conference on Innovation, Good Practice and Research in Engineering Education ( EE 2006), July 2006, Liverpool, England.
  22. Counterfeit coin of the realm – review and case study analysis, C. R. Gagg and P. R. Lewis , Second International Conference on Engineering Failure Analysis (ICEFA-11), Toronto , Canada , Sept. 2006. J.Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol 14, No 6, 1144 -1152, 2007.
  23. Current status of staged road traffic accidents within the UK – case study evaluation, C. R. Gagg and D. Harris , Second International Conference on Engineering Failure Analysis (ICEFA-11), Toronto , Canada , Sept. 2006
  24. "Wear as a product failure mechanism - Overview and case studies" C.R.Gagg and P.R.Lewis, Second International Conference on Engineering Failure Analysis (ICEFA-11), Toronto , Canada , Sept. 2006. J.Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol 14, No. 8, 1618 -1640, 2007.
  25. ‘Forensic Engineering: Case studies of non-metal product failures'; Text book in production; Contributors: Lewis P R, C.R.Gagg, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 2007.
  26. ‘ Premature failure of a vacuum pump impeller rotor recovered from a pitch impregnation plant', C.R. Gagg, P. R. Lewis and C. Tsang. Accepted for publication, J.Engineering Failure Analysis, 2007.
  27. Environmentally assisted product failure – synopsis and case study compendium, C. R. Gagg and P. R. Lewis , Submitted for peer review, J.Engineering Failure Analysis, 2007.
  28. ‘ In-service fatigue failure of engineered products and structures – case study review' , C. R. Gagg and P. R. Lewis, for submission to: Third International Conference on Engineering Failure Analysis (ICEFA III), Spain, 2008.
  29. ‘ Service failure of rolling contact bearings – case study review , C. R. Gagg and P. R. Lewis, for submission to: Third International Conference on Engineering Failure Analysis (ICEFA III), Spain , 2008.
  30. ‘Failure of Polymeric Medical Products', P.R.Lewis and C.R. Gagg, for submission to: Third International Conference on Engineering Failure Analysis (ICEFA III), Spain , 2008.
  31. ‘Fatigue on the early Railways, P.R.Lewis and C.R. Gagg, submitted to: Third International Conference on Engineering Failure Analysis (ICEFA III), Spain , 2008.

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Public Lectures

‘Forensic Engineering', Invited presentation to: The Institute of Automotive Engineer Assessors, London , 10 November 2004 .
‘Failure Investigation', Invited presentation to: The Institute of Automotive Engineer Assessors, Birmingham , 31 November 2006 .
'Counterfeit Coin of the Realm', Invited speaker: Open Insights event for alumni, Botanical Gardens, Birmingham , 15th February 2007 .

 

Interview

Reverse engineering as applied to failure or forensic investigation: "Working backwards", Editorial feature, Jean Thilmany, Associate Editor, American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME), June 2005.


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