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Trevor Layzell

Senior Materials Engineer
Melbourne

Professional Background

Fifteen years' experience in a wide range of mechanical testing for strength, fracture toughness, fatigue and creep properties. Testing of components for standards compliance and product development. Investigation of component and product failures.

Areas of Expertise

  • Materials assessment and testing. 
  • The analysis of metal failures by mechanisms including corrosion, fatigue, creep, embrittlement, environmental failures and ductile and brittle overload.
  • Laboratory management including development and supervision of testing programs. 
  • Assessment of products to Statutory requirements, ie, construction equipment (scaffold/props), insulators, bicycles, etc
  • On-site testing and condition assessment of structural anchorages, lifting equipment and machinery. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Metallurgical Engineering), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, The Institution of Engineers, Australia.
  • Member, Materials Australasia

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Defect Tolerance Assessment (DTA) and Life Assessment of Turbine Rotor

Feb 02 2017
Defect Tolerance Assessment (DTA) I ( Ninh Nguygen) have had and two articles presented at the WTIA and IEAust conferences and publishe...

Effects of Mercury on an Aluminium Heat Exchanger in a Natural Gas Plant

Jan 24 2017
Heat Exchange - Major Failure At 2:43 am on the 1st of January 2004 an explosion and fire was caused by the failure of a cold box manifold.&...

Improving Efficiency in Thermal Power Plants

Jan 18 2017
Plant Performance HRL Technology Group's plant performance team has extensive experience in thermal power plant performance testing an...