Articles

The following list of articles has been published by Causey Engineering associates:

"A Lawyer's Guide to Hiring a Forensic Industrial Engineer" by Gerald J. Hietpas, PE.    A comprehensive whitepaper on selecting the most credible and compelling support (2005).  Published November, 2007 in "LexisNexis Mealy's Product Liability & Risk Newsletter".

"Forensic Engineering Testimony in an Oil & Gas Patent Case" by Gerald J. Hietpas, PE. Presented at the NAFE seminar, January 2009 in Austin, TX. Published in the "NAFE Journal", June 2009.

"Connecting on a Safe Attitude" by Gerald J. Hietpas, PE. An introspective view of the  employer's attitude toward safety. Published October, 2011 in ASSE's "The Compass" Newsletter.

"Reader Makes Water Policy Suggestions for Highland Lakes Area" by Gerald J. Hietpas, PE. "ViewPoints" letter to the Editor, Published January, 2011 in the "Lake Travis View" Newspaper.

"Radiative Transfer from Laminar Diffusion Flames", by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E. Ph.D. dissertation prepared for School of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Oklahoma, May, 1970.

"A System Approach to LNG Fire Safety" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., prepared for the 7th International LNG/LPG Conference (Gastech 79); November, 1979  (with H. H. West and L. E. Brown)

"Extinguishment of Gas Well Blowout Fires Using Water Spray" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., prepared for the American Petroleum Institute Committee on Safety Protection; September, 1984 (with D. Evans)

"Final Report for Blowout Fire Simulation Tests" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., NBS-GCR-85-484, National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 200899, January 1985.

"Water Sprays Suppress Gas-Well Blowout Fires" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., prepared for "Oil and Gas Journal", Vol. 83, No. 17; April, 1985 (with D. Evans)

"Structure and Radiation Properties of Large-scale Natural Gas/Air Diffusion Flames" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., prepared for "Fire and Materials", Vol. 10; 1986 (with J. P. Gore, G. M. Faeth, and D. Evans)

"Radiant Heat Fluxes from 100-200 MW Natural Gas/Air Diffusion Flames" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., prepared for the Fall Technical meeting, Eastern Section of the Combustion Institute; December, 1986 (with J. P. Gore, G. M. Faeth, and D. Evans)

"Potential Fire Hazards of Lowering Gasoline Volatility" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., prepared for American Petroleum Institute; January, 1988 (with D. W. Johnson and S. B. Millsap)

"Atmospheric Release Tests of Monomethylamine" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., prepared for "Journal of Loss Prevention", 3:77, 1990 (with R.J. Lantzy, R.D. Meyers, and S.B. Millsap).

"Sour-Gas Pipeline Risk-Analysis Procedures Ensure System Safety" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., prepared for "Oil and Gas Journal", June 3, 1991 (with M. Mannan and C. D. Zinn).

"A Structured Approach for Vapor Dispersion Modeling of Pure and Multicomponent Mixtures" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., prepared for AICHE Process Plant Safety Symposium, February 18, 1992 (with M. Mannan).

"Effective Process Safety Information Management" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., prepared for AICHE Process Plant Safety Symposium, February 19, 1992 (with M. Mannan).

"Causes of Pipeline Failure and Prevention and Mitigation Procedures" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., prepared for the Conference on Pipeline Risk Assessment, Rehabilitation and Repair, Houston, Texas, May 18-21, 1992 (with M. Mannan and H. West).

"LNG Containment Release; Comparison of NFPA-59A and 49-CFR-193" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., prepared for Petro-Safe '94, Houston, Texas, January 25-27, 1994 (with H. West)

"Fire Modeling for Process Industry Applications" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., presented for Petro-Safe '95, Houston, Texas, February 1, 1995 (with R.G. Rein)

"Guidelines for Safe Process Operations and Maintenance" by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., Center for Chemical Process Safety of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, New York, NY, 1995 (with M. Mannan, H. West, and W. Varnado)

AEffects of Heat Flux from Natural Gas Explosions on Personnel Protective Equipment” by Dwight B. Pfenning, P.E., prepared for American Gas Association 1998 Operations Conference, Seattle, Washington, May 17-19, 1998

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