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 Expert  720568

Expert in Chemical Process Control


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert spends approximately half of his time designing process control systems for removing noxious components from gaseous streams being emitted to the atmosphere. With a Bachelor's Degree and 40+ years of experience in chemical engineering in the chemical,petroleum, hazardous waste, thermal oxidation and environmental industries, Expert has extensive knowledge of all aspects of the field. In the course of his work, it is necessary for him to understand and sometimes correct process flow diagrams, heat and material balances, pumps, blowers, piping, heat exchangers and P&IDs. Expert has participated over the years in a large number of start-ups in the chemical, petroleum, hazardous waste incineration, thermal oxidation and environmental industries.
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chemical process control

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chemical process monitoring

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chemical process control instrumentation

Expert is an expert in flow measurement including, gas and fluid flow measurement, flowmeters, sizing and applying control valves, chemical process control, and combustion control. He has a great deal of experience in the selection and operation of pumps and in piping drop calculations. He is familiar with virtually every variety of flow meter currently available.
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control valve

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flow control

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flow control valve

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flowmeter

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flowmetering

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fluid flow measurement

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gas flow measurement

Expert has experience designing combustion control systems for hazardous waste incinerators in accordance with NFPA standards.
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combustion control

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combustion control system

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combustion engineering

Expert has led, participated in, or reviewed over 40 analyses on chemical processes, particularly those dealing with marine emission control systems and thermal oxidation systems. With expertise in process hazard analysis, he has significant knowledge of chemical process safety management, OSHA 29CFR 1910.119, and process safety management.
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chemical process safety management

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OSHA 29CFR 1910.119

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process safety

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process safety management


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Antonio, Texas;  Austin, Texas;  Round Rock, Texas;  and Victoria, Texas.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
  Post Graduate Studies     Project/Time Management - Interviewing - Contracting - and Qualitative Failure Analysis  
1957   BS   Chemical Engineering   Texas A&M University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1998 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

President

 

Consultant in Process and Instrument Engineering

1994 to 1998

 

Thermatrix, Inc

 


 

Lead Engineer

 


1990 to 1994

 

IT Corporation

 

Pollution Control Engineering Group

 


 


1986 to 1990

 

IT Corporation

 

Process Engineering Group

 

Process Consultant (Instrument)

 


1984 to 1986

 

Aramco Services Company

 

Wet Crude Handling Project

 

Instrument Engineer/Senior Project Engineer

 


1982 to 1984

 

Aramco Services Company

 

Wet Crude Handling Project

 

Project Administration

 


1978 to 1982

 

Water Injection Projects

 


 


 


1964 to 1977

 

American Cyanamid Co.

 


 

Plant/Process Engineer

 



Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

He belongs to the International Society for Measurement & Control (ISA), American Institute Of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and Air & Waste Management Association.

Licenses/Certifications

He is a Registered Professional Engineer.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has had a history of successful project installations where his knowledge has ensured advanced, innovative and cost efficient design, start-up, and operation of facilities.
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:
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.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1996 to 1996   England   He participated in one start-up and two HAZOPS in England, for Seal Sands Chemicals and BASF.
1996 to 1996   France   He participated in a HAZOP for Zeneca, Cote du Rhone, France.
1978 to 1982   Saudi Arabia   He participated in numerous project engineering reviews and start-ups of water filtration and injection operations.
1984 to 1985   Japan   He was part of a Project Management Team for Aramco at Niigata Engineering, Kamata, Japan.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of instrumentation, pumps, fans, compressors, heat exchangers, dryers and air systems.

He has access to buyer's guides, brochures, Vendor "line lists" and Thomas Register to aid in vendor location.

Other Skills and Services

Expert has a vast collection of pump, fan, valve, heat exchanger, etc. design software, allowing quick and efficient design of complete systems.


 

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