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 Expert  107992

Expert in Flow Measurement and Metering


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Pennsylvania (PA)
USA
Education Work HistoryPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
FLOWMETERS; FLOW MEASUREMENT; METERING. Expert has devoted the majority of his career to the field of flow measurement. While this work has touched on metering products for several market areas (including gas meters, multiphase flow meters, and open channel flowmeters), the bulk of his experience has been in water metering, liquid metering, industrial fluid metering, irrigation metering, and petroleum-based fuel metering. He has designed and put into production many sized and types of liquid meters while employed as an engineer with an industry leader in flow measurement. In addition, he is knowledgeable regarding custody transfer.

WATER METERING; REMOTE METER READING. Expert has designed five different types of residential water meters for both North American and international markets. He has also designed and put into production larger meters designed for commercial, industrial, and special markets (irrigation, submetering, and water flooding) using a variety of metering technologies. In a special subcategory of utility metering (water, gas, and electric), he has experience in the mechanical aspects of both semi-automated utility meter reading systems and fully automated systems called automatic meter reading. These systems involve hand held data collection computers as well as mainframe computers connected to utility meter communication systems (either telephone, CATV, radio, or powerline) to read utility meters without conventional manual meter readers.

BUSINESS PLANNING; MARKET DEVELOPMENT. Utilizing his knowledge of the water industry, Expert has prepared complete business plans for small, start-up companies to divisions of Fortune 100 conglomerates with companies based in the US and in several foreign countries. He has assisted companies in market development projects from the market launch of new products through the process of establishing promotional strategies and advertising or communication programs.

DIRECT HEAT DRYERS; FLUID BED DRYERS; FLASH DRYERS; ROTARY KILN DRYERS. Expert is also doing contract management work in the area of direct heat dryers used in the chemical industry, including fertilizers, paint pigments, foodstuffs, and minerals. His experience has been confined to managing the design, production, and commissioning of the fluid bed, flash, and rotary kiln types of direct heat dryers.

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direct dryer

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energy-efficient metering

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flowmeter

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flowmetering

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fluid flow measurement

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water meter

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flow measurement standard

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liquid metering

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water flow


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Cleveland, Ohio;  Akron, Ohio;  Youngstown, Ohio;  Canton, Ohio;  Euclid, Ohio;  Mentor, Ohio;  and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Often requested
with this expert:

Flow Metering and Control of Water/ Gases/ Steam/ Slurries/...
Industrial Utilities and Forensic Engineering
Flow Measurement, Level Measurement, Process Control,...
Flow Metering, Flow Control Devices, and the Water Meter...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1983   MBA     University of Pittsburgh  
1963   BS   Mechanical Engineering   Carnegie Mellon University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1989 to

 


 

Independent Consultant

 

1963 to 1989

 

Rockwell International, Water Meter Business Segment

 


 

1988 to 1989

 

BTR Water Measurement

 

Director of Technology

 

1976 to 1988

 

Rockwell M&FC Division

 

Manager of Engineering

 

1963 to 1976

 

WF Rockwell Research and Development Center

 

Senior Development Engineer

 

Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has lectured nationally and internationally and has published a dozen papers on meter testing, sizing, selecting and installing flowmeters. He holds four U.S. patents in the areas of metering, flow conditioning, and meter accessories. One of his patents, concerning a plastic meter connection, was named the Industrial Product of the Year in 1984 by the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE).

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Powder and Bulk Engineering  
 - Waterworld News  
 - Aqua  
 - Water & Sewage Works  

Consulting Services:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Litigation expert witnesses "water meter" for consulting on Dispute of Water Meter Readings with Local Utility.
  • Potential Litigaiton Against the City of Atlanta.
  • Water meter expert for consulting on water meter flow dispute.
  • Expert in Over-registering Meters at Atlanta Townhse Subdivision.
  • Expert in water meter reports for consulting on water pipe damage issues.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

 

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