Mechanical Integrity - State of the Art
- Type: Conference Presentation
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This session presents papers on the latest mechanical integrity concepts, practices and programs. All aspects of mechanical integrity are covered, including equipment inspection, interlock testing, reliability initiatives, and overall system design. An additional area of focus is on the challenges of meeting the needs of a global organization, including language & cultural barriers, widely varied national regulations and availability of qualified resources.
Dr. Julia V. Bukowski is a systems engineer with over 30 years experience in reliability and safety modeling and analysis. She has authored over 50 technical papers in these areas. She is a key consultant to Systems Applications Associates, LLC, a consulting firm providing engineering support activities in the private, industrial, commercial, and governmental sectors. She has been a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania and is currently affiliated with Villanova University.Read more
F. Russ Davis is a Senior Consultant, Process Safety with Aon Energy Risk Engineering. He is a Process Safety and Mechanical Integrity program consultant. Russ has extensive experience in risk evaluation and risk mitigation as well as in facilitating PHA's and LOPA's. He is a certified API 510 Pressure vessel, API 570 Piping, API 653 Above Ground Storage Tank, and an API 580 Risk Based inspector as well as a Certified Safety Professional.Read more