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 Expert  724170

Expert in HVACR & Steam Turbine Operations


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Illinois (IL)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert's career has been always associated with the British Thermal Unit, which is defined as the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit, because of his involvement in steam generation, heating, refrigeration and air-conditioning, steam turbine, and water pumping systems throughout his career that has spanned over three decades.

Expert has an extraordinary experience in climate control, which is defined as artificially altering or controlling the temperature and humidity of a conditioned space through heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, having worked in Saudi Arabia before.

Expert has a significant experience in cost-benefit analysis, which is a technique used to compare the various costs associated with an investment with the benefits that it proposes to return, having involved in plant expansion projects before.

Expert has an extensive experience in decision-making, which is the process taken by an individual to identify and select a course of action from among multiple alternative courses of action, having been a long time supervisor.

Expert has a significant experience in economic analysis, which is an approach taken by the manager to improve his decision making ability in evaluating the most economically efficient or cost-effective choice of project, having involved in plant expansion projects before.

Likewise, expert's career has been always associated with the energy, which is the capacity to do work, having involved in energy conversion from one form into another throughout his career that has spanned over three decades.

Likewise, expert has a significant experience in engineering economics, which is the application of economic principles to engineering problems analogous with economic analysis, having involved in plant expansion projects before.

Expert has an extraordinary experience in the operation and maintenance of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning equipment, which artificially alter or control the temperature and humidity of a conditioned space, having worked in Saudi Arabia before.

Expert has an extraordinary experience in estimating the cooling/heating load of a conditioned space, specifying, and selection of the equipment involved to artificially alter or control the temperature and humidity of that particular space, having worked in Saudi Arabia before.

Expert has a significant experience in psychrometry, which deals with the properties of air-water vapor mixtures in the atmosphere and its principles, having worked in HVAC equipment design in Saudi Arabia.

Expert has the expertise in refrigerant recycling, which is a process of extracting refrigerant from a refrigeration system and cleaning the refrigerant for reuse, from his extensive refrigeration experience, and this expertise is backed up by his EPA Section 608 Universal Type Technician Certification.

Expert has an extensive experience in water pumping operations, which is one of the processes involved to supply potable water to consumers. Expert's water pumping experience includes operation and maintenance of electric and steam-powered water pumping stations, remotely controlling and monitoring of water pumping operations from the main control center using the SCADA system, and operation and troubleshooting of steam plant and turbine systems.

Expert has the expertise with the plenum, which is a sealed chamber in an HVAC system located at the inlet or outlet of an air handling unit where conditioned air collects before being distributed or returned through ductwork. He has applied this knowledge to evaluate the effect of blowing snow on the fan intake of the power system.

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British thermal unit

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climate control

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cost-benefit analysis

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decision-making

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economic analysis

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energy

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engineering economics

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heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning equipment

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HVAC equipment design

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psychrometry

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refrigerant recycling

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heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration

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water supply

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plenum

He has a significant experience in mechanical studies/design of mechanical systems such as sheet metal and angle bar bending machine, chilled water cooling coil, ice crusher, and poultry processing equipment having involved in plant expansion projects before.

Expert is a former adjunct faculty member for an online HVACR educational institution for quite some time. His innate ability to impart knowledge to others easily coupled with his mechanical engineering and information technology background made him good in the virtual classroom environment.

Expert's online experience at the University of Phoenix where he got his Master's Degree in Computer Information Systems made him become Internet savvy, especially for research purposes. The whole time he was there, he would always use the Internet and the databases available through their virtual library to do research and write papers. He had online access 24/7 to a librarian, full-text online articles, as well as interlibrary loan and document delivery services and the wealth of information available were enormous and how incredibly easy it was to access and receive them. Researching online is the way to go for writing papers or doing research projects.

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mechanical design

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education

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research


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois;  Rockford, Illinois;  Aurora, Illinois;  Naperville, Illinois;  Joliet, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  South Bend, Indiana;  Gary, Indiana;  Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  and Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Often requested
with this expert:

HVAC Design, DDC Control, Fluid Dynamics, Constructability
HVAC, Air-Conditioning and Fire Protection Systems
Industrial Ventilation
HVAC Control Systems and Equipment

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1971   BSME   Mechanical Engineering   Mapua Institute of Technology (Philippines)  
2005   MSCIS   Computer Information Systems   University of Phoenix - Online  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1990 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Water Management

 

Assistant Chief Operating Engineer

 

He oversees water pumping station operations including HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning), Steam Plant, and Steam Turbines on a shift basis.

He diagnoses problems concerning programmable logic controllers, instrumentation, computers, and related equipment.

He prepares reports and operational logs submitted to administrative personnel on a daily basis.

He interfaces with other local utilities such as gas, phone, and electric in order to insure the proper operation of the pumping station.

He assists the Chief Operating Engineer with requisitioning parts, services, materials, and supplies.


1988 to 1990

 

(Undisclosed)

 

General Services

 

Building Engineer

 

Responsible charge in the operation and maintenance of boilers, air-conditioning systems, pumps, air compressors, fans, and related equipment.

1985 to 1988

 

U. S. Postal Service

 

Chicago Main Post Office

 

Stationary Engineer

 

Responsible charge in the operation and maintenance of Steam Plant, Chilled Water Plant, water softeners, air compressors, air-conditioning systems, fans, pumps, and related equipment.

1984 to 1985

 

Edgewater Hospital

 

Engineering

 

Stationary Engineer

 

Responsible charge in the operation and maintenance of Steam Plant, Chilled Water Plant, water softeners, air compressors, air-conditioning systems, fans, pumps, diesel engine generator set, and related equipment.

1980 to 1982

 

Saudi Telex

 

Facilities

 

Power and Air-Conditioning Engineer

 

He designed and modified power and air-conditioning systems on TELEX (Telegraph Exchange) sites.

He interfaced with contractors for proper installation, operation, and maintenance of power and air-conditioning systems on TELEX sites.

1975 to 1980

 

San Miguel Corporation (Philippines)

 

Dairy, Feeds & Livestock

 

Maintenance Engineer

 

He supervised the operation, maintenance, and repairs of Refrigeration Plant, ice makers, cold storage rooms, blast freezers, boilers, water softeners, air-conditioning systems, pumps, air compressors, diesel engine generator set, and related equipment.


1973 to 1975

 

Union Chemicals, Inc. (Philippines)

 

Power

 

Shift Engineer

 

Responsible charge in the operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of Steam Plant, Chilled Water Plant, Compressed Air Plant, air-conditioning systems, pumps, water softeners, and related equipment


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

International Union of Operating Engineers

Licenses/Certifications

P.E. in Illinois; Stationary Engineer in the Expert's Firm; EPA Section 608 Technician Certification (Type: UNIVERSAL)


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1988 to   (Undisclosed)   Operation and Maintenance   He oversees water pumping station operations including HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning), Steam Plant, and Steam Turbines on a shift basis.

He diagnoses problems concerning programmable logic controllers, instrumentation, computers, and related equipment.

He prepares reports and operational logs submitted to administrative personnel on a daily basis.

He interfaces with other local utilities such as gas, phone, and electric in order to insure the proper operation of the pumping station.

He assists the Chief Operating Engineer with requisitioning parts, services, materials, and supplies.

1985 to 1988   U.S. Postal Service   Operation and Maintenance   Responsible charge in the operation and maintenance of Steam Plant, Chilled Water Plant, water softeners, air compressors, air-conditioning systems, fans, pumps, and related equipment.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Calculated to evaluate the effect of blowing snow on the fan intake of the power system.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Grocery refrigeration FDD.
  • Air intake duct expert for consulting on impact of snow on an air intake plenum based on mass flux and height above grade.
  • Expert in Industrial Ventilation.
  • Ventilation expert for consulting on Mubea Ventilation.
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:
  • Expert in ventilation engineer - 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
1980 to 1982   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia   He designed and modified power and air-conditioning systems on TELEX (Telegraph Exchange) sites.

He interfaced with contractors for proper installation, operation, and maintenance of power and air-conditioning systems on TELEX sites.


Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Tagalog   He speaks, reads, and writes Tagalog fluently.
Spanish   He can understand, read, write, and speak basic Spanish.

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

Operated remote controlled water pumping stations utilizing SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system. Dispatched subordinate personnel to the pumping stations in order to address operational difficulties concerning pumps, control valves, and related equipment.


 

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