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Articles, Technical Articles:

  • Establishing Weld Repair Procedures, Welding Journal, 2/5/18
  • The Case of the Badly Welded High Pressure Hydraulic Cylinders, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 1/23/17
  • The Case of the Fatally Failed Hinge Pin, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 1/17/17
  • The Case of the One Million Gallon Welding Failure, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 1/30/16
  • The Case of the Exploded Barrel of a Muzzleloader Rifle, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 1/20/16
  • The Case of the Burning Steel Building, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 1/19/16
  • The Case of the Abandoned Pipeline, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 1/18/16
  • The Case of the Exploded Well-Head, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 1/15/16
  • The Case of the Escapee Cows and the Broken Chain Link, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 1/15/16
  • The Case of the Welding Wardrobe Malfunction, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 1/14/16
  • The Case of the Failed Robot Scaffold Welds, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 1/13/16
  • The Case of the Exploded Acetylene Cylinders, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknown.com, 1/12/16
  • The Case of the Failed Windmill Ladder Rungs, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 1/6/16
  • The Case of the 2,600º F Molten Sparks, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 1/5/16
  • The Case of the Grand Canyon Skywalk Welds, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 12/31/15
  • The Case of the Fatal Refinery Fumes, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 12/28/15
  • The Case of the Injured Pole Dancer, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 12/22/15
  • The Case of the Aluminum Dump Trailer’s Failed Repair Welds, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 12/18/15
  • The Case of the Dangerous Electrical Cabinet, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 12/15/15
  • The Case of the Moving Truck’s Failed Ramp Welds, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 12/14/15
  • The Case of the Missing Rudder Access Plate on the Ocean-Going Container Vessel, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 12/12/15
  • The Case of the Molecular Sieve Vessel Explosion, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 12/3/15
  • The Case of a Fallen Welder from the Gymnasium Scoreboard, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 12/3/15
  • The Case of the Polypropylene Vane Demister, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 12/1/15
  • The Case of the Fillet Welds On Greased Structural Steel Surfaces, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 8/14/15
  • The Case of the Precast Panel Collapse, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 2/3/15
  • The Case of the Pressure Vessel Explosion after Weld Repairs, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 12/4/14
  • The Case of the Trailer & Truck Frame Failures, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 5/22/14
  • The Case of the Gas Pipe Failures at Mountain Condos, Welding Failures I Have Known, failuresihaveknow.com, 5/15/14
  • Know the Code! Code Standards, Specifications, Verifications and Compliance, The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 5/12/14
  • Important Welding Terms & Definitions, The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 5/12/14
  • Who Cares About Metals, The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 5/12/14
  • You Don’t Have to Be An Engineer to Appreciate This Story, The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 5/12/14
  • Commercial Welding Requirements, The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 5/12/14
  • Making the Choice for Compliance, The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 5/12/14
  • Professional Engineer (PE) versus Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 5/12/14
  • Welding Codes, Standards, Specifications – Know the Authority Having Jurisdiction, The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 4/20/14
  • Welding Design, a Guide for the Forensic Engineer, The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 4/20/14
  • Educating Welders about Quality Welds, The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 4/20/14
  • The Value of a Metals/Welding Expert, The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 4/20/14
  • Using the Correct Materials and Consumables Solves Welding Problems, The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 4/20/14
  • Oilfield Wells and Drill Pipe with Hardband Tungsten Particles, Welding Failures I Have Known, www.FailuresIHaveKnown.com, 3/20/14
  • Experts Never Agree – The Essential Vice, Welding Failures I Have Known, www.FailuresIHaveKnown.com, 3/20/14
  • The Case of the ATV A-arm Weld Fracture, Welding Failures I Have Known, www.FailuresIHaveKnown.com, 3/20/14
  • The Case of the Nitric Acid Reheater, Welding Failures I Have Known, www.FailuresIHaveKnown.com, 3/20/14
  • Defective Welds in Tower Arms of Power Transmission Poles, Welding Failures I Have Known, www.FailuresIHaveKnown.com, 3/17/14
  • Failed Girth Welds in a 30” Steam Line at an Overseas Power Plant, Welding Failures I Have Known, www.FailuresIHaveKnown.com, 3/11/14
  • Why Use an Experienced Forensic Welding Expert, The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 6/20/13
  • Weld Failures (3 Parts), The Welding Leader, TheWeldingLeader.com, 3/21/13
  • Trends in Nondestructive Testing of Infrastructure, NAFE – InterACTION, Spring/Summer 2010, Vol. 21, No. 1, pages 4-8.
  • The Value of a Forensic Engineer, NAFE – InterACTION, Fall/Winter, 2009, Vol. 20, No. 2, pages 2-4.
  • Certified Nondestructive Testing Infrastructure, NAFE – InterACTION, Spring/Summer 2009, Vol. 20, No. 1, pages 5-8.
  • No Nonsense with NDT, Nondestructive Testing Methods in Infrastructure, Welding Update for Infrastructure, a Supplement to Practical Welding Today, May/June 2009, Jesse A. Grantham and Andrew McGoldrick, pages W12-W14.
  • Hazard Communication and Hazard Determination for Brazing and Soldering, 2009 International Brazing and Soldering Conference, Orlando, Florida, April 2009
  • History: METALS a guide for the Forensic Engineer, NAFE – InterACTION, Spring/Summer 2008, pages 2-5
  • Welding Design, a Guide for the Forensic Engineer, InterACTION, Fall/Winter 2007, pages 5-7
  • The History of Welding, InterACTION, Spring/Summer 2007, pages 3-5
  • First Line of Defense – Educating Welders to Achieve Quality Welds, The Fabricator, April 2007, pages 48-49
  • Lines of Defense Against Weld Defects, Fabricating & Metalworking, May 2006, Phil Walters, page 58
  • Quality as Part of the Contract, Blending NDT into the Welding Business, Jesse A. Grantham Ph.D., P.E. Contributing Writer, Practical Welding Today, October 24, 2002
  • Forensic Engineering Analysis of Welding Process – Refinery Explosion, Journal of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, Volume XVIII, No. 1, page 25, June 2001.
  • Principles of Welding Productivity, Practical Welding Today, March/April 2001.
  • Dealing with Warranty Costs in Welded Products, Practical Welding Today, July/August 1999.
  • Supporting Welders with Sales, Estimating and Cost Accounting, Practical Welding Today, March/April 1999.
  • Using the Correct Materials and Consumables Solves Welding Problems, Practical Welding Today, January/February 1999.
  • Expanding Core Competency of Your Managers, Practical Welding Today, 1999.
  • How to Estimate Direct Arc Welding Costs, Practical Welding Today, September/October 1998.
  • The Welding Manager’s Role in EHS Issues, Practical Welding Today, July/August 1998.
  • Following Welding Codes and Standard in Part Design, Practical Welding Today, May/June 1998.
  • Breaking the Rework Cycle, Identifying Factors for Improvement, Practical Welding Today, April/May 1998, May/June 1998.
  • Eliminating Rejects and Rework. Reducing Cost by Doing it Right the First Time, Practical Welding Today, March/April 1998.
  • Training the Welding Manager, Practical Welding Today, January/February 1998.
  • Renewing Manager Involvement in Welding Leadership, The Fabricator, November 1997.
  • Providing Welders with Authority and Support, The Fabricator, November 1997.
  • Fitness-for-Service Design for Underwater ‘Wet’ Welds, American Welding Society, Welding Journal, January 1994. C.L. Tsai, J. Grantham, Z. Feng, L. Soisson, L. Zirker, J. Papritan.
  • Effect of Surface Tension on SMAW Weld Profile, American Welding Society, Welding Journal, Research Supplement, December 1992. L. Jiang, J. Grantham, C.L. Tsai, Z. Feng.
  • Development of an Electrode for Improved Fatigue and Impact Strength in Wet Welded Joints, American Welding Society, Granjon International Award for Student Research, October 15, 1991.
  • Design of Connection Pad for Underwater Welding Tubular Structure Using Finite Element Method, American Welding Society, Welding Journal, 1991. J. Grantham, C.L. Tsai, Z. Feng, L. Soisson.
  • Wet and Weld, OSU News in Engineering, featured research report, The Ohio State University, College of Engineering, Columbus, OH, Fall 1989. C.L. Tsai, J. Grantham, L. Zirker, B. Boyce.
  • Welding Predictability, OSU News in Engineering, The Ohio State University, College of Engineering, Columbus, OH, Summer 1989.
  • Evaluation of Design and Fabrication Methods for Underwater Welding, The Welding Innovation Quarterly, Volume VI, No. 1, Cleveland, OH, 1989. J. Grantham, C.L. Tsai, Z. Feng.
  • OSU Proficiency in Submerged Arc Welding, American Welding Society, Welding Journal, page 50, October 1988.