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Our expertise is in the fields of materials, metallurgy, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, and chemical engineering. We have helped many clients solve complex problems allowing them to increase production performance, and become more cost-efficient. We are constantly updating this page – stop by again! The following is a collection of previous engineering projects and legal cases that we have worked on.

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O'Donnell Consulting performed the design analysis of an autoclave, for use in the chemical industry.…
Longwall mining is used to more efficiently remove underground coal deposists in large rectangular blocks.…
Turbine blades made from subject castings are in need of weld repairs caused by machining…
A 9 foot diameter, 60 foot long Stripper Vessel was designed and fabricated to be…
O'Donnell Consulting performed a stress and buckling analysis on a decanter, which is used to…
Induction heating is caused, as the name implies, by induced electric currents in a material.…
We were asked to investigate the root cause of the failure of a blower fan used to…
A propane pump explosion killed one worker and injured three others at a central Ohio…
O'Donnell Consulting Engineers was requested to perform a failure analysis on a chair that had…
During a shutdown of the Kuosheng 1 plant, Taiwan, operation of the LPCI system for…
Failure of panelcoil components in a large sterilizer was investigated. A failure specimen was examined,…
During the delivery of a shipment of resin, damage occurred to a storage tank at…
O'Donnell Consulting was hired to provide forensic engineering with regard to an explosion and fire…
O'Donnell Consulting was asked to perform a fatigue analysis on a rail coupler, in accordance…
O'Donnell Consulting was retained to perform failure analysis, repair and modifications on a vessel used…
The growing need for efficient electric power generation led to the use of pulverized coal…
O'Donnell Consulting was asked to design a welded connection between a wind turbine monopole tower…
OCE was approached by a client that manufactures systems which filter a mixed inlet gas…
A client had designed and fabricated two types of above-ground tanks, originally intended to be…
O'Donnell Consulting performed a seven-year program to recertify pressure vessels and pressure systems for the…
OCE performed an examination of a 2" diameter floating ball valve on a pipeline to…
A cement rotary kiln consists of a slightly inclined tube made from steel plate and…
We have performed design analyses of nuclear propulsion plant components for Virginia Class submarines. This…
We have developed elevated temperature design criteria which have become part of the ASME Boiler…
For the Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Advanced Reactors Division, a method of bounding the accumulated plastic…
OCE was asked to investigate a threaded joint casing failure at a shallow depth of…
For a combined cycle power generation facility, O'Donnell Consulting performed a structural integrity analysis of…
O'Donnell Consulting designed and analyzed two large scale containment pressure vessels and equipment subjected to…
O'Donnell Consulting performed an analysis to determine the impact of oversized holes in the tube…
O'Donnell Consulting performed a buckling analysis on a stainless steel vessel subjected to a vacuum…
For a client that designs and installs fire protection systems, O'Donnell Consulting performed a seismic…
    When an air compressed system used to control the engine and steering controls…
O'Donnell Consulting investigated the failure of elevation gearboxes used to control an earth-station antenna.
For a major chemical producing client, one out of ten PSA vessels had developed a…
O'Donnell performed an independent failure analysis to determine the cause of the failure of quartz…
O'Donnell Consulting performed the failure analysis of the head of a pressure vessel that had…
O'Donnell Consulting performed a Fitness-For-Service evalution of a steam drum pressure component of a wood-fired…
For a major food processing company, O'Donnell engineers analyzed the failure of a horizontally mounted…
An engineer was seriously burned when a thirty-nine inch expansion joint ruptured while workman were…
A West African bauxite company was awarded $16 million in a U.S. District Court after…
O'Donnell Consulting performed the structural integrity and the remaining life assessment of the main shafts…
An incinerator recuperator in a chemical plant developed severe leakage due to cracks through the…
Cracking and failure of Control Rod Guide Tube (CCRGT) Support Pins (Split Pins) was encountered…
For a major utility, O'Donnell provided engineering analyses of replacement reactor coolant pump seals. In…
Stress corrosion cracking can ocurr on low pressure (LP) turbine disks which operate at or…
O'Donnell developed an analytical procedure for predicting thrust chamber life limited by the small number…
During startup of a desulferizer at an oil refinery in the Virgin Islands, piping failed…
O'Donnell Consulting Engineers investigated the cause of an accident due to a failed threaded closure…
O'Donnell evaluated a pipe rupture resulting from a gas well accident in which a worker…
Appendages such as lifting lugs and alignment fixtures are welded to heavy wall pipe to…
O'Donnell Consulting was commissioned to conduct an independent safety review of paving equipment that was…
O'Donnell Consulting performed a third party review of the Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) analyses of…
  O'Donnell Consulting was asked to assess the structural integrity of a base skid containing…
O'Donnell Consulting performed the design calculations for the piping system of a skid mounted heat transfer…
  O'Donnell Consulting was asked to evaluate the design of a high temperature pressure vessel…
For a client that manufactures components for Formula One Race cars, O'Donnell Consulting performed finite…
O'Donnell Consulting performed modal and spectrum analyses for a manufacturer's linear variable displacement transducers.
      O'Donnell Consulting performed a failure analysis of a sprinkler pipe system. The…
A comprehensive engineering analysis was performed on a coke oven battery roof and heating walls…
O'Donnell Consulting investigated an accident involving a turbine exhauster, which is part of a high…
O'Donnell Consulting performed structural analyses of a barge mooring that had failed during a flood…
Two rotary valve impellers fabricated from Type 316L SS that were used in cheese curd…
After a manufacturer found permanent deformations in one of its skate ramps, it asked O'Donnell…
    O'Donnell Consulting was engaged to investigate corrosion in the structures of a refinery…
O'Donnell Consulting performed stress and fatigue analysis on a crane seat to ensure it would…
      Longer than two football fields, 80 feet wide, a large steel paper…
Tullio Lombardo's Adam is the greatest Venetian 15th-century work of art in America. The sculpture…
OCE was asked to evaluate a pump used in fracking operations. The pump is driven…
O'Donnell Consulting investigated the failure of a mining lift hook. A Three dimensional finite element…
O'Donnell Consulting performed an extensive engineering analyses of a high-temperature heat exchanger for NASA. The…
    O'Donnell Consulting Engineers evaluated the nature of vibratory conditions in the framework supporting…
The studs connecting the outer head cover to the stay ring of an electric-generating turbine…
  A Fitness-for-Service evaluation was conducted on a tank for a brewery. The evaluation was conducted…
  The structural integrity of bulkheads is a very important issue in safely operating mines…
  O'Donnell Consulting performed the design and static/vibration analysis on a 2 foot thick concrete…
O'Donnell Consulting was retained by an insurance company to perform a root cause analysis of…
  O'Donnell Consulting was retained by an attorney to provide forensic engineering services (fire cause…
  Chemical, microstructural, and mechanical property characterizations were performed on three continuous miner drive torque…
O'Donnell Consulting was engaged to perform a comparison of a Saudi Aramco Engineering plant layout…
When reinforced ductwork failed shortly after being placed in service, we were asked to perform…
A commercial heating and air conditioning (HVAC) company had a closed loop chilled (40 ºF)…
O'Donnell Consulting investigated the structural integrity of a 1,400 ton hydraulic press frame. The frame…
A third stage blade on a gas turbine had failed after 11,00 hours in service.…
OCE performed an analysis on the piping system on a skid mounted system (aboard a…
O'Donnell Consulting performed an investigation of a Shipboard Compressor System Fire incident that occurred on…
O'Donnell Consulting investigated a fifth-wheel device to determine the cause of the separation of a…
  A coupling end of a 6-inch bore hydraulic cylinder from a 30 ton forming…
A Plaintiff general mechanical contractor with a history with a petrochemical company was involved in…
O'Donnell Consulting was approached by a manufacturer of water and wastewater treatment products, systems, and…