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Engel Metallurgical, LTD
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
P.O. Box 6100, 56302


Contact:  Lester Engel
www.engelmet.com
320-253-7968 Or Toll Free 800-258-7968
les@engelmet.com
P.O. Box 6100
Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56302

Contact:  Lester Engel
www.engelmet.com
320-253-7968 Or Toll Free 800-258-7968
les@engelmet.com
Engel Metallurgical clients include attorneys, insurance company representatives and members of a broad range of industries, including chemical, agricultural, aviation, power generation, construction, transportation and manufacturing. Our services are provided by engineers and technicians with specialized expertise, using updated laboratory equipment to analyze and test materials of all sizes, purposes and conditions - from tiny, nearly unrecognizable bolts involved in accidents to aviation components under consideration for use. We analyze a wide variety of materials, from steel alloys to iron, aluminum and copper-based castings and super alloys, plus plastics, cermets and others.
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Energy,  Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Power Generation,  Product Failure,  Product Failure Determination, 


Engel Metallurgical clients include attorneys, insurance company representatives and members of a broad range of industries, including chemical, agricultural, aviation, power generation, construction, transportation and manufacturing. Our services are provided by engineers and technicians with specialized expertise, using updated laboratory equipment to analyze and test materials of all sizes, purposes and conditions - from tiny, nearly unrecognizable bolts involved in accidents to aviation components under consideration for use. We analyze a wide variety of materials, from steel alloys to iron, aluminum and copper-based castings and super alloys, plus plastics, cermets and others.

Steven B. Kushnick, P.E., Inc.
Marietta, Georgia
P.O. Box 670084, 30066


Contact:  Steve Kushnick
www.sbkushnick.com
770-591-1720 Or Toll Free
sbk@sbkushnick.com
P.O. Box 670084
Marietta, Georgia 30066

Contact:  Steve Kushnick
www.sbkushnick.com
770-591-1720
sbk@sbkushnick.com
Skilled and experienced in the design, analysis, troubleshooting and failure analysis of turbomachinery and ancillary equipment. Design turbine hardware, compressor hardware, combustors, fuel nozzles, fluid film bearings, rolling element bearings, oil-film dampers, lube systems, plumbing, heat transfer equipment, and test equipment. Analyze internal flow, heat transfer, structures and strength, dynamics and vibration, fatigue and fracture, equipment failures and test results. Use ANSYS finite element analysis code, CAD software, and develop specialized computer utility programs for design, analysis, and problem solving. Procure hardware. Provide economic and engineering analyses of proposed equipment modifications. Provide inspection procedures, repair procedures, and process specifications. Provide independent third-party consultation and litigation support. Access to metallurgical laboratory. Two patents in the field of jet engines. Expert witness.
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Aviation,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Power Generation,  Turbomachinery, 


Skilled and experienced in the design, analysis, troubleshooting and failure analysis of turbomachinery and ancillary equipment. Design turbine hardware, compressor hardware, combustors, fuel nozzles, fluid film bearings, rolling element bearings, oil-film dampers, lube systems, plumbing, heat transfer equipment, and test equipment. Analyze internal flow, heat transfer, structures and strength, dynamics and vibration, fatigue and fracture, equipment failures and test results. Use ANSYS finite element analysis code, CAD software, and develop specialized computer utility programs for design, analysis, and problem solving. Procure hardware. Provide economic and engineering analyses of proposed equipment modifications. Provide inspection procedures, repair procedures, and process specifications. Provide independent third-party consultation and litigation support. Access to metallurgical laboratory. Two patents in the field of jet engines. Expert witness.

Boyce Consultancy Group, LLC
Houston, Texas
2121 Kirby Drive, #117, 77019


Contact:  Dr. Meherwan P. Boyce, P.E.
www.boyceconsultancy.com
713-807-0888 Or Toll Free
mpboyce@boycepower.com
2121 Kirby Drive, #117
Houston, Texas 77019

Contact:  Dr. Meherwan P. Boyce, P.E.
www.boyceconsultancy.com
713-807-0888
mpboyce@boycepower.com
Dr. Meherwan P. Boyce, P.E., CEng, Fellow ASME, IMechE & IDGTE has over 50 years of experience in the field of TurboMachinery in both industry and academia.  Dr. Boyce provides litigation support, forensic engineering, failure analysis services, and expert witness testimony to the petrochemical, legal, insurance, public utility, and manufacturing industries. As the recognized leader in gas turbine technology, Dr. Boyce specializes in forensic engineering and expert witness testimony on combustion turbines, steam turbines and compressors.
The Boyce Consultancy’s team of licensed professional engineers applies their extensive years of knowledge of gas and steam turbine engines and combined cycle power plants to each case, determining and interpreting causes of damage or failure to equipment, machines, or structures.
The Boyce Consultancy provides technically accurate, deeply researched, and scientifically supportable forensic engineering analyses. Dr. Boyce’s integrity, diligence, world-leading expertise in gas turbine engines, and demonstrable scientific findings have provided high-profile clients such as Dresser Rand, Daimler Chrysler, Siemens Fossil Services Inc, Praxair, Occidental Chemical Corporation, and Calpine Corporation with the necessary tools for successful resolution of complex issues.
Dr. Boyce’s industrial experience covers 20 years as Chairman and CEO of Boyce Engineering International, and five years as a designer of compressors and turbines for various gas turbine manufacturers. His academic experience began in 1967 as an Instructor at the University of Oklahoma and includes the position of Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University and founder of the Turbomachinery Laboratories and the Turbomachinery Symposium in 1972 and is currently a very successful symposium. He is the author of several books such as the Gas Turbine Engineering Handbook (Fourth Edition, Elsevier); Cogeneration & Combined Cycle Power Plants (Second Edition, ASME Press); and Centrifugal Compressors, A Basic Guide (PennWell Books). He is a contributor to several handbooks: his latest contributions are to the Perry’s Chemical Engineering Handbook Seventh and Eight Editions (McGraw Hill) in the areas of Transport and Storage of Fluids and Gas Turbines, he is presently working on the 9th Edition. He has contributed chapters for the ASME’s Energy and Power Generation Handbook and A Handbook on Combined Cycle Systems for Near-Zero Emission Power Generation. He is Chair of the Committee which just completed the writing of the ASME PTC 55 Gas Turbine Aircraft Engines, which was approved as an American National Standard by the ANSI Board of Standards Review on July 29th 2013. He is also a member of the ASME Ethics Review Board. Additionally, Dr. Boyce has taught over 150 short courses around the world attended by over 4500 students representing over 400 Corporations.
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Automotive,  Biomechanics,  Combustion and Incineration,  Electrical Engineering,  Energy,  Environmental Engineering,  Forensic Engineering,  Noise Measurement and Control,  Oil and Gas,  Oil Drilling,  Petroleum Engineering,  Power Generation,  Process Safety Chemicals and Oil Refining,  Refineries,  Turbomachinery,  Utilities, 


Dr. Meherwan P. Boyce, P.E., CEng, Fellow ASME, IMechE & IDGTE has over 50 years of experience in the field of TurboMachinery in both industry and academia.  Dr. Boyce provides litigation support, forensic engineering, failure analysis services, and expert witness testimony to the petrochemical, legal, insurance, public utility, and manufacturing industries. As the recognized leader in gas turbine technology, Dr. Boyce specializes in forensic engineering and expert witness testimony on combustion turbines, steam turbines and compressors.
The Boyce Consultancy’s team of licensed professional engineers applies their extensive years of knowledge of gas and steam turbine engines and combined cycle power plants to each case, determining and interpreting causes of damage or failure to equipment, machines, or structures.
The Boyce Consultancy provides technically accurate, deeply researched, and scientifically supportable forensic engineering analyses. Dr. Boyce’s integrity, diligence, world-leading expertise in gas turbine engines, and demonstrable scientific findings have provided high-profile clients such as Dresser Rand, Daimler Chrysler, Siemens Fossil Services Inc, Praxair, Occidental Chemical Corporation, and Calpine Corporation with the necessary tools for successful resolution of complex issues.
Dr. Boyce’s industrial experience covers 20 years as Chairman and CEO of Boyce Engineering International, and five years as a designer of compressors and turbines for various gas turbine manufacturers. His academic experience began in 1967 as an Instructor at the University of Oklahoma and includes the position of Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University and founder of the Turbomachinery Laboratories and the Turbomachinery Symposium in 1972 and is currently a very successful symposium. He is the author of several books such as the Gas Turbine Engineering Handbook (Fourth Edition, Elsevier); Cogeneration & Combined Cycle Power Plants (Second Edition, ASME Press); and Centrifugal Compressors, A Basic Guide (PennWell Books). He is a contributor to several handbooks: his latest contributions are to the Perry’s Chemical Engineering Handbook Seventh and Eight Editions (McGraw Hill) in the areas of Transport and Storage of Fluids and Gas Turbines, he is presently working on the 9th Edition. He has contributed chapters for the ASME’s Energy and Power Generation Handbook and A Handbook on Combined Cycle Systems for Near-Zero Emission Power Generation. He is Chair of the Committee which just completed the writing of the ASME PTC 55 Gas Turbine Aircraft Engines, which was approved as an American National Standard by the ANSI Board of Standards Review on July 29th 2013. He is also a member of the ASME Ethics Review Board. Additionally, Dr. Boyce has taught over 150 short courses around the world attended by over 4500 students representing over 400 Corporations.

POWERPLANT Specialists LLC
Seattle, Washington
1021 SW Klickitat Way Suite 106, 98134


Contact:  Christopher K Lane PE
www.powerplant-specialists.com
714-801-5229 Or Toll Free
chris.lane@valleypsi.com
1021 SW Klickitat Way Suite 106
Seattle, Washington 98134

Contact:  Christopher K Lane PE
www.powerplant-specialists.com
714-801-5229
chris.lane@valleypsi.com
POWERPLANT Consultants, Inc. is a technical services company providing highly specialized support services for Industrial Power Generation Systems; cogeneration and combined cycle power plants, and is the parent corporation and Consulting Division. The corporation operates under the DBA: Generation Equipment Services Co., which is the Field Service Division.
Information:  
Construction Accidents,  Construction Defects,  Engineering,  Forensic,  Maritime,  Power Generation, 


POWERPLANT Consultants, Inc. is a technical services company providing highly specialized support services for Industrial Power Generation Systems; cogeneration and combined cycle power plants, and is the parent corporation and Consulting Division. The corporation operates under the DBA: Generation Equipment Services Co., which is the Field Service Division.