Selected Projects

BMA engineering has completed many projects in diverse fields. Below are selected projects that demonstrate its capabilities:

National Transportation Safety Board, Washington, DC - Structural and Safety Analysis of the Empennage Group of the Bandeirante Airliner from EMBRAER, Brazil.

Potomac Electric Power Company, Washington, DC - Structural Strength of Precast, Prestressed Concrete Elements with Epoxy Coated Strands.

U.S. Coast Guard, Groton, CT - Reliability Analysis of the Island-Class Patrol Boat, Life Expectancy Assessment and Durability of the Island-Class Boat Hull Structure, and Comparative Life Expectancy Assessment of Patrol Boat Hull Structures.

Chevron Research and Technology Corporation, San Ramon, CA - Risk-Based Decision Making, and Handbook for Risk-Based Plant Integrity.

ASME, Washington, DC - Risk-Based Inspection Guidelines - Phases I and II.

Naval Sea System Command, U.S. Navy, Crystal City, VA - Statistical and Reliability Analyses of Welds in Submarine Structures.

National Research Council, and U.S. Coast Guard, Washington, DC - Reliability-Based Design of Ship Structures.

U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, and U.S. Coast Guard, Oil Pollution Act 1990 - Probabilistic Corrosion Rate of Steel Structures.

Naval Sea System Command, U.S. Navy, Crystal City, VA - Experimental Design and Evaluation of Emergency Escape Breathing Devices Onboard Ships.

National Research Council, and U.S. Coast Guard, Washington, DC - Uncertainty in Strength Measures of Marine Structures.

U.S. Coast Guard, Groton, CT - A Plan for the Evaluation of Alternative Vessel-Tank Visual Inspection Practices.

Naval Sea System Command, U.S. Navy, Crystal City, VA - Fault Tree Analysis of Elevators Onboard Ships.

International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington, DC - Reliability of Critical Building Systems of Phase III of the IMF Headquarters.

ASME, Washington, DC - Risk-Based Inspection Guidelines - Phase II extension.

National Research Council, and U.S. Coast Guard, Washington, DC - Probability-Based Design of Marine Structures - Phase III.

Naval Sea System Command, U.S. Navy, Crystal City, VA - Ductility of Steel Castings for Submarine Structures.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS - Loading Cycles for Miter Gates of Navigation Locks, and Data Collection Strategies for the Reliability of Civil Works Structures.

Carderock Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, the U.S. Navy, MD - Development of Reliability-Based Design (LRFD) Rules of Ship Structures.

Ship Structures Committee, and U.S. Coast Guard, Washington, DC - Risk Based Life Cycle Management of Ship Structures.

NCHRP 24-17, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, DC – LRFD Deep Foundation Design.

National Research Council of Canada, Martec Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia - Fuzzy Finite Element Methodology for Imprecise Complex Structures.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Risk Methods for the Assessment of Dam Safety.

Carderock Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, the U.S. Navy, MD - Reliability-Based Design (LRFD) Rules of Ship Structures.

Naval Sea System Command, the U.S. Navy – Assessment of Loads for the Reliability-based Design and Weight Reduction of Aircraft Carriers.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Assessment of Flood Damage of Residential Structure and Contents.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Expert Opinion Elicitation of Failure Probabilities and Consequences.

Boating Safety Council and U.S. Coast Guard, Washington, DC – Electric Current Induced Drowning.

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD – Sustainability in Construction and Manufacturing, and Economics of Resilience.

Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD – Risk-Based Inspection of Pharmaceutical Facilities.

Bechtel – Risk Studies for LNG Facilities Including Risk Finance.

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, National Security Studies.