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Engineering / Design Of Piping Systems, Stress Analysis And Piping Support Engineering

Summary:

I can be considered as a Pipe Support Specialist. I have done Research and Development activities for support components and Designed Constant Load Hangers, Spring Cage Assemblies, Rigid Struts, Sway Braces, etc. I have done Hanger & Support Engineering for Metallic pipings like CS, As, SS, Cu-Ni, GI as well as non-metallic pipings like FRP/GRP, cPVC, etc and rubber lined piping systems. I am conversant with modern PC based stress analysis programs like Rohr2, P10, Somflex-S, Auto pipe, Caesar II, etc.

Work History

Senior Piping Design Engineer / Lead Pipe Support Engineer

Technip Geoproduction

November 2006 - November 2011

(M) Sdn Bhd, KL, Malaysia.
Position: Senior Piping Design Engineer / Lead Pipe Support Engineer.

Project Name: Dung Quat Refinery, Turkmenistan Block I Onshore Gas Terminal, Koniambo
Nickel SA Project, Wheatstone Offshore Platform Project.

Job respon- Preparation of Job Specification for Design of Pipe Supports, Pipe supports sibilities: Construction Standard and Pipe Support Work Instructions. Hanger & Support
Engineering. Design of pipe supports for metallic piping as well as non-metallic piping like FRP & cPVC. Vessel Clip standard for large diameter bolted type tanks. Bulk MTO. Structural steel requirement for supports. Load data to Civil / Structural department for locations exceeding standard load conditions.

Piping Design Consultant

Technip India Limited

November 2003 - October 2006

Project Name: N- Paraffin, Chennai. Qatar Gas II LNG Plant & Qatar gas III LNG Plant.

Job respon- Stress analysis for piping systems of N-Paraffin project using Caesar II. Hanger & sibilities: Support Engineering activities for Qatar Gas II & III LNG GAS Plants.

Piping Design Engineer

Al-Hejailan Consultants

May 2001 - July 2003

Project Name: Rabigh Refinery, Rabigh. Shedgum Gas Oil Seperation Plant, KSA.

Job respon- Identifying Fire Hazardous Equipments & Areas and marking Fire Hazardous sibilities: Zones as per Saudi Aramco Standard for Rabigh Refinery. Re-routing of some of the piping for Shedgum GOSP and support engineering activities complying with the requirements of Saudi Aramco Engineering Standards.

Free Lancing Stress Engineer

International Development & Engineering Associates

October 2000 - March 2001

Project Name: Thirumalai Chemicals.
Job respon- Stress Analysis of piping systems using Caesar II.
sibilities:

Principal Engineer - Piping

Dalal Consultants & Engineers Limited

February 2000 - September 2000

Project Name: Mangalore Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited, Mangalore.

Job respon- Re-routing of existing piping. Stress analysis & support engineering for the sibilities: revised routing. Hydraulic and buoyancy calculations.

Lead Piping Design Engineer

Sembawang Engineering & Construction Pte Ltd

August 1997 - January 1998

Project Name: Deputed to PT Gema SemBrown, Jakarta, to work for their onshore project.

Job respon- Stress analysis & Support Engineering activities.
sibilities:

Free Lancing Stress Engineer

International Development & Engineering Associates

January 1996 - July 1997

Project Name: Reliance India Limited.
Job respon- Stress Analysis of piping systems using P10 and also Support Engineering
sibilities: activities for those piping.:

Piping Engineer

International Development & Engineering Associates

February 1994 - December 1994

Project Name: Ash Shuquayq 3x250 MW TPS, KSA. Arco China Yacheng Offshore Platform.

Job respon- Deputed to Deutsche Babcock Balcke Durr, Ratingen, Germany for doing pre-bid
sibilities: engineering activities for Ash Shuquayq project. Stress analysis of critical piping using Rohr2 program. Stress analysis of the offshore piping systems using P10 program and their support engg activities for the Arco China Offshore platform.

Mechanical / Piping Engineer

Dar Al-Riyadh Consultants

December 1994 - December 1995

Project Name: Shedgum GOSP, Belleli Saudi Heavy Industries, Jubail.

Job respon- Stress Analysis of piping systems and Support Engineering activities for those
sibilities: piping. Design of Low Pressure Tanks & Welded Steel tanks for Oil storage
conforming to API stds. Deputed to Fluor Daniel Arabia for carrying out piping MTO & Support engineering activities.

Piping Progress Control Staff

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Arabia

October 1992 - July 1993

Project Name: Petrokemya Olefins Project, Jubail, KSA.
Job respon- Liason with Client and Construction contractors. Piping erection progress
sibilities: monitoring and reporting.

Deputy manager / Engineering

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

June 1990 - October 1992

Project Name: Chandrapur 2x500 MW TPS, Hangers & Supports - R&D activities.

Job respon- Hanger Engineering activities for Chandrapur 2x500 MW critical pipings. Design,
sibilities: Developmentand Testing ofhanger components, Variable Spring hangers,
Constant Load hangers, Rigid Struts, etc to cater to higher load requirements. Attending project review meetings and conducting training programs on pipe support to Site personnel and junior officials.

Senior Product Engineer

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

June 1985 - June 1990

Project Name: Korba 3x500 MW TPS, Ramagundum 3x500 MW TPS.

Job respon- Hanger and Support Engineering activities for the critical piping of these projects.
sibilities: Detailed document release, MTO, isometric preparation and documentation of design engineering calculations for statutory approval of competent authorities.

Product Engineer

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

June 1981 - June 1985

Project Name: Korba West 2x210 MW TPS, Singaruali 2x500 MW TPS.

Job respon- Hanger and Support Engineering activities for the critical piping of these projects.
sibilities: detailed document release, MTO, isometric preparation and documentation of design engineering calculations for statutory approval of competent authorities.

Design Assistant Gr. I & II

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

June 1970 - June 1981

Project Name: Korba East 1x120 MW TPS, Obra 5x200 MW TPS, Tuticorin 2x210 MW TPS.

Job respon- Hanger and Support Engineering activities for the critical piping of these projects.
sibilities: MTO, Techno-economic study, Pressure drop calculations, Sizing of Control
Valves & Safety Valves. Design of Pressure Vessels, Flash Tanks, Blowdown Tanks, Feed Water tanks and Deaerators.

Draughtsman - Mechanical

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

August 1966 - June 1970

Project Name: Ennore 2x60 MW TPS, Harduaganj 2x60 MW TPS.

Job respon- Pipe sizing, Material selection, Layout and Isometric preparation & checking,
sibilities: MTO documentation of design engineering calculations for statutory approval of competent authorities. Designed and Tested Constant Load hanger for indiginisation for the first time in India.

Special Assignment & Training:

❖ First person to get involved in the Design and Development of Constant Load Hangers in India by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Tiruchirapalli in 1970s.

❖ Involved in the Design & Development of higher capacity Constant Load Hangers, Spring Cage assemblies, Rigid Struts, Sway Braces and connecting hanger components.

❖ Trained at Mannesmann Seiffert, Gmbh, Berlin, Germany in Piping Stress Analysis using ROHR-2 Program and Hanger Engineering activities in 1984, from BHEL.

❖ Deputed from BHEL/Piping Centre, to Mannesmann Seiffert, Gmbh, Berlin, Germany in 1989 to carry out the Hanger Engineering activities.

❖ Deputed from International Developments and Engg. Associates to Balcke Durr AG, Ratingen, Germany ( one of the group companies of Deutsche Babcock, Germany

Qualifications & Certifications

Mechanical Engineering

Madras University

General Education

Madras University

Mechanical Engineering

State Board of Technical Education

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