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Q:
What are some of the projects you have used engineering design services for?
29 answers
Answers:
We have worked on Hydraulic Cylinders for Russian, Chinese and Indian companies. We have also worked for Machine Tool Companies, Water Treatment Companies, Confectionery Manufacturing Machine Companies to name only a few.
~Engineering, Design, Halifax, Great Britain
Electrical distribution for commercial, industrial, institutional, health care, hotels and residential projects, with low and medium voltage, and the above indicated studies.
~Luis Chaverri, Engineering Consultant, Moravia, Costa Rica
Design of coal gasifier plant for syn.gas production. Design of 53.81Kg/hr.production of thiophane through THF&H2S. This topic is given by AIChe Kolkatta.
~Monoj K, Process Engineer, Guna, India
Design of steel bridge connecting two buildings; Design of steel warehouses and industrial sheds; Design of steel mezzanine floors and many others.
~Engineering, Design, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Designing the reconstruction of the bakery of AS Cibus in Pärnu. Designing the reconstruction of the Vändra Cheese Factory.
~Engineering, Design, Pärnu, Estonia
Design of Electrical Services, Protection and Control of EHV SS, UPS, dcPower Supplies for Electrical SS and Power Stations.
~Sethu R, Engineering Consultant, Birmingham, United Kingdom
I have designed and developed various machines mentioned above on my own and with the team of our engineers.
~Engineering, Design, Surat, India
Electrical Power Distribution in Industrial Plants, Off-site Utilities, Process Piping.
~Mr Dipak Desai, Engineering Consultant, Surat, India
Granite cutting machines and wood cutting machines, some spot welding machines.
~Other, Seria, Brunei Darussalam
Structural Design of residential buildings and hotel buildings.
~Shyam B, Engineer, Abu Dhabi, UAE
HVAC and energy saving which I need to update and study.
~Pham Van Thai, Design Engineer, Hcm, Vietnam
Design, fabrication, assembly machines in different areas.
~Ilia Ivanov, Design Engineer, Sliven, Bulgaria
Used for fabrication and analysis in composite materials.
~Vinoth J, Engineer, Kanchipuram, India
Find specific hardware, check for tools and techniques.
~Engineering Consultant, Newport Beach, CA
Chemical Plant design, Process simulation and design
~Engineering, Process/Production, Mumbai, India
1) ETP Plant 2) Petrochemical Plant 3) Pharma
~Kailash Kailash, Process Engineer, Hyderabad, INDIA
Process piping and instrumentation/control.
~Marketing/Sales, Saint Louis, MO
Electronic design and prototype production.
~Marketing/Sales, Kempston, Great Britain
Oil & Gas; Refinery; Chemical Projects
~Engineering Consultant, PUNE, India
Simulation automotive door cycle test
~Engineering, Design, Lapu-lapu, Philippines
Consumer Products, Military Products
~Jim M, SR.PCB Designer-Altium, Monroe, CT
Legged humanoid robot conception.
~Viacheslav K, Student, Donetsk, Ukraine
Wheel manufacturing process.
~Manufacturing, Chennai, India
Natural Gas Liquification
~Other, El-Warraq, Egypt
Numerical relays designing
~Engineering, Design, Nagpur, India
Research Work
~Engineering, Faculty/Staff/Student, Satara, India
Formal design
~Engineering, Design, Chiva, Spain
Control BLDC
~Damir, Engineer, Almaty, ?????????
Hopper
~General Corporate Mgmt, Aqaba, Jordan

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Q:
Please share with us any “non-standard” projects that engineering design services have been used for.
8 answers
Answers:
Load profiles generation, protection coordination, arc flash, harmonics, lightning protection, lighting analysis and calculations, energy reduction.
~Luis Chaverri, Engineering Consultant, Moravia, Costa Rica
Pharma is a non standard engineering design because it's mostly run by chemists without engineering capabilities in India.
~Kailash Kailash, Process Engineer, Hyderabad, INDIA
Non-standard is a relative term and nothing specific can be said which otherwise can mislead you.
~Mr Dipak Desai, Engineering Consultant, Surat, India
Chose electrical parts to build the control system of a biped robot.
~Viacheslav K, Student, Donetsk, Ukraine
I do not have such "non standard" projects.
~Shyam B, Engineer, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Transformer Tesla
~Damir, Engineer, Almaty, ?????????
Marketing
~Engineering, Design, Halifax, Great Britain
Too much
~Ilia Ivanov, Design Engineer, Sliven, Bulgaria

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Q:
Do you know of any disastrous mistakes that occurred due to faulty or incompetent practices of engineering design services?
7 answers
Answers:
Yes the one I read on the internet - in US a 640 mw gas based power plant boomed. The standard were revised for Purging Natural Gas in Pipe Line. The whole working lot over there showed incompetence to the world.
~Mr Dipak Desai, Engineering Consultant, Surat, India
Yes in our ETP Project the engineering design done by one engineer hadn't been checked before it proceeded to fabrication and erection and commission,;later in practical we found tank size difference.
~Kailash Kailash, Process Engineer, Hyderabad, INDIA
Accidents due to arc flashes, fire and shocks due to lightning, wrong construction practices.
~Luis Chaverri, Engineering Consultant, Moravia, Costa Rica
Many multi story buildings in the middle east countries have collapsed during construction.
~Shyam B, Engineer, Abu Dhabi, UAE
I do not know of any mistakes related with the use of engineering design services.
~Viacheslav K, Student, Donetsk, Ukraine
Inexperienced Design Service Provider may cause this
~Sethu R, Engineering Consultant, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Too much
~Ilia Ivanov, Design Engineer, Sliven, Bulgaria

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