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Mr. Ian Read is a Project Engineer with nearly 25 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer. He specializes in electrical and electronic failure analysis, including design, installation, reliability, maintenance and operations. Mr. Read investigates the root cause of electrical and electronic equipment failures in commercial, residential, industrial and military systems. His forensic examinations determine loss origin and risk of failures; he then provides solutions to address the original design fault. Mr. Read is also experienced in..

Mr. Ian Read is a Project Engineer with nearly 25 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer. He specializes in electrical and electronic failure analysis, including design, installation, reliability, maintenance and operations. Mr. Read investigates the root cause of electrical and electronic equipment failures in commercial, residential, industrial and military systems. His forensic examinations determine loss origin and risk of failures; he then provides solutions to address the original design fault. Mr. Read is also experienced in systems reliability, maintainability, availability and testability, wherein he completes detailed reliability analyses to predict system performance factors such as probability of failure (reliability), mean time between failures, availability/uptime (or unavailability/ downtime), warranty costs, testability, maintenance and supportability calculations

Mr. Ian Read is a Project Engineer with nearly 25 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer. He specializes in electrical and electronic failure analysis, including design, installation, reliability, maintenance and operations. Mr. Read investigates the root cause of electrical and electronic equipment failures in commercial, residential,...

Mr. Ian Read is a Project Engineer with nearly 25 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer. He specializes in electrical and electronic failure analysis, including design, installation, reliability, maintenance and operations. Mr. Read investigates the root cause of electrical and electronic equipment failures in commercial, residential, industrial and military systems. His forensic examinations determine loss origin and risk of failures; he then provides solutions to address the original design fault. Mr. Read is also experienced in systems reliability, maintainability, availability and testability, wherein he completes detailed reliability analyses to predict system performance factors such as probability of failure (reliability), mean time between failures, availability/uptime (or unavailability/ downtime), warranty costs, testability, maintenance and supportability calculations

Areas of Expertise

  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • Digital Forensics
  • Electrical and Equipment Failure Analysis
  • Electrical and Equipment Failure Analysis
  • Electrical Codes and Regulations
  • Electrical Failure Analysis
  • Electrical Failures/​Incidents
  • Electrical Fires
  • Electrical Installation Standards
  • Fire Origin and Cause
  • Power and Energy
  • Power Generation/​Electrical Distribution Fires
  • Power Generation/​Transmission/​Distribution/​Utilities
  • Renewable Energy Equipment (Solar/​Wind/​Hydro)
  • Vehicle Fires

Education

  • Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering
    University of Victoria – Victoria, British Columbia
  • Diploma of Technology (BIOMED), Biomedical Electronics Engineering
    British Columbia Institute of Technology – Burnaby, British Columbia
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Ian Read, CFEI, CVFI, P.Eng.

Senior Project Engineer

Electrical

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