Analysis of Solar Array Support Rack Structure subjected to a hurricane
Engineering Consulting Projects
Engineering Consulting Projects. Solving, correcting, and preventing structural problems. API 579/ASME Fitness for Service, CFD Analysis, Design & Analysis to ASME Section VIII + Codes. We perform (thermal/ transient, stress, vibration & fatigue) finite element analysis to determine structural integrity to Engineering Codes including AWS, API and ASME.
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ASME Section VIII Division 1 (FEA) stress and buckling analysis on a decanter used to transfer microscopic materials.
Failure analysis and subsequent design modification on a FRP contactor vessel used to separate hydrogen sulfide from bio-gas & landfill gas.
FEA design and (thermal & buckling) analysis performed to ASME Code on a chemical tubular reactor
A client had determined that in very dusty environments where their base-ported pressure filter was used, particles can get in between the threads of the tube and cap.
Vibration analysis on an industrial impeller (constructed of ASTM A514 Grade B Steel) to determine its natural frequencies.
Fatigue analysis on a rail coupler to AAR Specification M1001.
API 510 inspection and API 579-1/ ASME FF-1 fitness for service evaluation performed on glass-lined stainless steel brewery tanks
Failure analysis and redesign – refinery piping control loop which had burst during startup of a desulfurizer.
Coke Oven Battery Engineering Evaluation – design / construction forensic investigations in $560 M ICC Arbitration.
Thermal, Structural and Fatigue Analysis – and Subsequent Redesign of Heat Exchanger A number of cracks were found around the bolt holes of the inlet and outlet tubesheets of a heat exchanger in service at NASA/ Lewis. We performed failure analysis and subsequent redesign to ensure conformance to code. Cracks had initiated at the …
During the delivery of a shipment of resin, damage occurred to a storage tank at a production facility in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The tank damage was apparently the result of tank overpressurization. O’Donnell Consulting performed a failure analysis of the tank, and determined that overpressurization was due to a “blow-down” following the transfer of resin from …
Chemical, tensile and hardness tests were performed, along with SEM. The scanning electron microscope revealed that the fracture had initiated at one location on the inside diameter surface.
API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 Fitness For Service Evaluation of a 40 year old ash silo used in an ash handling system.
An 18-inch replacement cylinder liner was manufactured for an engine used to compress natural gas. During the installation, the liner fractured and fell into the engine block, causing damage
FEA design and (thermal, stress, vibration and fatigue) analysis – vessels & other components for nuclear radioactive waste cleanup.