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 Expert  718016

Expert in Flow-Induced Vibration


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Canada
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Summary of Expertise:

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Since 1963, Expert' work expertise has been concentrated on flow-induced vibration analysis, first in industry, and then in academic research. The special problems he studied were related to the energy-generation industries (including nuclear), heat exchangers, and offshore technology.
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flow-induced vibration

Expert studied piping system vibration as part of his PhD research and has since continued to work in this area. He has worked on problems involving stability and vibration of piping systems including random vibration of pipes and shells due to turbulence.
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piping system vibration

The study of vibration has been the backbone of Expert' training in undergraduate and graduate studies. It is from this general area that he has focused on his specialties of flow-induced and piping system vibration.
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vibration


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1963   PhD   Mechanical Engineering   Cambridge  
1958   BEng   Mechanical Engineering   McGill  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1967 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Mechanical Engineering

 

Thomas Workman Professor Of Mechanical Engineering

 

1963 to 1967

 

Atomic Energy of Canada

 


 

Research Officer

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is a Fellow of ASME, CSME, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in the U.K., the American Academy of Mechanics, and the Royal Society of Canada. He has more than 200 papers in flow-induced vibrations and instabilities of structures, published in international refereed journals. He also wrote a book on fluid-structure interactions (1998).

Licenses/Certifications

He holds his P.E. license in Quebec and has a C.E. license in the U.K. (C.E. means "Chartered Engineer"; it is equivalent for U.K. of a Professional Engineer status).

Professional Appointments

He is the Professor Emeritus Editor for the Journal of Fluids and Structures.

Awards/Recognition

He was awarded the CANCAM Prize in 1995; the ASME Fluid Engineering Award in 1999; Fellow Canadian Academy of Engineering


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has more than 200 papers in flow-induced vibrations and instabilities of structures, published in international refereed journals. He also wrote a book on fluid-structure interactions (1998).


Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
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For Mayer, Brown & Platt Attorneys (Chicago)
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Good
Greek   Good
Spanish   Reading: Good Speaking: Weak

 

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