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Publications - Dr. Peter R. Lewis

 

Authored Book

  1. PR Lewis, N Braithwaite, G Weidmann, K Reynolds and Peter Walker (eds) Chambers Dictionary of Materials Technology (1996)
  2. PR Lewis, "High Performance Fibres", RAPRA -Review reports No 109 (1998). Refereed by RAPRA experts.
  3. PR Lewis,"Polymer Failure Case Studies", RAPRA-Review reports No 111 (2000). Refereed by RAPRA experts
  4. PR Lewis, K Reynolds and C Gagg Forensic Materials Engineering: Case studies, CRC Press (2003)
  5. PR Lewis, " Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silvery Tay: Reinvestigating the Tay Bridge Disaster of 1879", Tempus Press, (2004)
  6. PR Lewis, "Disaster on the Dee", Tempus Press, 2007
  7. PR Lewis, A. Nisbet, " Wheels to Disaster! The Oxford train wreck of Christmas eve 1874, Tempus Publishing Ltd. 2008
  8. PR Lewis, C Gagg, "Forensic Polymer Engineering: Why Polymer Products Fail in Service", Woodhead Publishing Ltd/CRC Press Inc; 1st edition (18 Feb 2010)

 

Research Papers

  1. PR Lewis, "Premature Fracture of a Composite Nylon Radiator", in Engineering Failure Analysis (EFA) 6, 181-195 (1999). Refereed by editor (Dr DRH Jones).
  2. PR Lewis and G Weidmann, "Catastrophic Failure of a PP tank Part I, in EFA 6, 197-214 (1999). Refereed by editor (Dr DRH Jones).
  3. G Weidmann and PR Lewis, Catastrophic Failure of a PP tank Part II, in EFA 6, 214-235 (1999). Refereed by editor (Dr DRH Jones).
  4. PR Lewis and K Reynolds Forensic Engineering: a Reappraisal of the Tay Bridge disaster, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 27 (4), 287-298 (2002)
  5. PR Lewis and C Gagg Aesthetics versus Function: the fall of the Dee Bridge, 1847, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 29 (2), 177-191 (2004)
  6. PR Lewis: Dickens and the Staplehurst Rail Crash (2010). 9 June 1865

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Refereed Conference Articles

  1. PR Lewis "Degradation of an Acetal Plumbing Fitting by Chlorine" SPE-ANTEC proc, 3127 (2000), Orlando, FLA. Refereed by SPE experts (Dr Donald Duval, Prof Meyer Ezrin)
  2. PR Lewis "Fracture of a TPE Catheter" in SPE-ANTEC proc, 457 (2001), Dallas, Texas. Refereed by SPE experts (Dr Donald Duval, Prof Meyer Ezrin
  3. PR Lewis and GW Weidmann "Failure of Thermoplastic Tanks" in SPE-ANTEC proc, 4376 (2001), Dallas, Texas. Refereed by SPE experts (Dr Donald Duval, Prof Meyer Ezrin)
  4. PR Lewis Fracture of a Breast Tissue Expander, ANTEC San Francisco, Paper 331 (2002)
  5. PR Lewis Failure of TPE washers in Central Heating Systems, ANTEC San Francisco, Paper 311 (2002)
  6. PR Lewis Stress Corrosion Cracking of Nylon 6,6, ANTEC San Francisco, Paper 687 (2002)
  7. PR Lewis Premature fracture of Noryl Transformer plugs, ANTEC Nashville, Paper 367 (2003)
  8. PR Lewis Explosion of an ABS Pressure pipe, ANTEC Nashville, Paper 368 (2003)
  9. PR Lewis NMR for analysis of a Secret Ingredient, ANTEC Chicago, paper 344 (2004)
  10. PR Lewis and K Reynolds Gas moulding Problems, ANTEC Chicago, paper 345 (2004)
  11. PR Lewis Extension Ladder failures, ANTEC Chicago, Paper 347 (2004) Awarded Dow Chemical Prize for best case study at ANTEC Conference
  12. PR Lewis and K Reynolds The Fall of the Tay Bridge 1879, paper read at First Int Conf on Engineering Failure Analysis, Lisbon, July 04
  13. PR Lewis Gas Moulding Problems, , paper read at First Int Conf on Engineering Failure Analysis, Lisbon, July 04
  14. PR Lewis Failures of Extension Ladders, Poster paper to at First Int Conf on Engineering Failure Analysis, Lisbon, July 04
  15. PR Lewis Dee Bridge Accident, poster paper to at First Int Conf on Engineering Failure Analysis, Lisbon, July 04

Public Lectures

 

2002: Fall of the Tay Bridge 1879 to Cambridge Materials Society
2003 do to Cranfield university Forensic Society
2003 do to Constructed Buildings Historic Society
2003 do to Leicester Industrial archaeology Society
2003 do to Institution of Structual engineering
2004 Case Studies of Polymers to University of Leeds Materials Dept
2004 Tay bridge disaster to T839 students at Reading University
2004 Tay bridge disaster to selected audience at Dundee City Council
2004 Tay bridge disaster to general public
2005 Tay bridge disaster to London Underground Engineers (Jan)
2005 Dee bridge accident to T839 students (April)


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