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 Expert  717254

Expert in Heat Transfer, Utilities, Energy

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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The major thrust of Expert's career has been in the thermal design and performance rating of various types of heat transfer equipment used in the petrochemical, chemical, gas processing, and other related fields. He has executed major assignments in trouble-shooting heat exchanger problems.

heat transfer


heat transfer equipment design

Expert provides expertise in the design of shell and tube heat exchangers, double pipe heat exchangers, air-cooled heat exchangers, plate type heat exchangers, evaporators, cooling towers, direct-fired heaters, steam boilers, and waste heat recovery units.



heat exchanger


heat exchanger design


shell-and-tube heat exchanger design

He has expertise in the area of condensation and boiling, including two-phase flow. He is Chairman of the Boiling Subcommittee at the international research consortium HTRI (Heat Transfer Research, Inc.). As Chairman, he guides and directs HTRI research activities in boiling heat transfer.


Expert has extensive experience with industry software such as HTRI, and can provide expertise in selecting appropriate software tailored to client needs. Additionally, Expert has advised clients on available software, the methodology used in the software, and their specific applications.

heat transfer computer software


technical software evaluation

Expert has been extensively involved in the design and engineering of complete utility systems such as steam, cooling water, compressed air, hot oil systems,and co-generation facilities.

utility system

Expert is experienced in process engineering of petrochemicals, organic chemicals, monomer recovery units, pharmaceuticals, and oil and gas facilities.

process engineering


waste heat



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas;  Pasadena, Texas;  Beaumont, Texas;  College Station, Texas;  Baytown, Texas;  Bryan, Texas;  Sugar Land, Texas;  Port Arthur, Texas;  Galveston, Texas;  and Missouri City, Texas.

Often requested
with this expert:

Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers
Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow
Biomass Power Generation Technology and Engineering: ...
Industrial Utilities and Forensic Engineering

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1966   B.S.   Chemical Engineering   University of London  
1961   B.S.   Chemistry   University of Bombay - India  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1998 to




Process Manager


1988 to 1998


Brown and Root, Inc .


Senior Staff Manager


1987 to 1988


John Brown E& C


Senior Process Manager


1972 to 1986


Brown and Root USA, Inc .



1966 to 1971


Bechtell International, Ltd .



Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas.

Professional Appointments

He has been a representative to the Technical Advisory Committee of HTRI, and a member of the Expert Panel on Chemical Equipment for the journal 'Chemical Engineering.' He was also Chairman of the Boiling Subcommittee of HTRI.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Chemical Engineering. New York: McGraw-Hill Publications  
 - Chemical Processing  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Steam condensor design.
  • Expert in steam oven design.
  • Expert in Heat Exchanger for Organic Rankine Cycle.
  • Electricity generation expert for consulting on power/electricity generation at Soil Remediation Facility.
  • Heat exchange expert for consulting on designing a tube-in-shell unit to chill liquid-methane to sub-cooled temperatures using LN2.
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Expert Witness:
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Hindi   Expert is fluent in Hindi.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of: shell and tube heat exchangers, double pipe and multi-tube heat exchangers, air-cooled heat exchangers, plate heat exchangers, direct fired heaters, steam boilers, evaporators, and specialty heat exchangers.


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