Mr. Steven B Kushnick

Steven B. Kushnick, P.E., Inc.

P.O. Box 670084
Marietta GA, 30066

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Over 30 years turbine, compressor, pump, and turbomachinery expertise. Participated as an expert witness or consultant in more than 15 cases; available worldwide.

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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.

Steven B. Kushnick, P.E. , Inc. offers Mechanical Engineering Consulting, specializing in:

œ Turbomachinery
œ Gas Turbines and Jet Engines
œ Steam Turbines
œ Compressors (including 'recips')
œ Pumps
œ Cogeneration
œ Heat Recovery Equipment
œ Performance Improvement
œ Inlet Cooling and Refrigeration
œ Overfiring
œ Component Upgrade and Redesign
œ Failure Analysis

We provide:
œ Engineering Studies
œ Engineering Analysis
œ Failure Analysis
œ Mechanical Design and Reverse Engineering Design
œ Hardware Engineering and Procurement
œ Expert Witness / Expert Consultant / Third-Party Consultation / Litigation Support / Warranty Dispute Support

Professional Honors And Achievements
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Boston University, 1980, Cum Laude
Teaching Assistant: Mechanics I, Mechanics II
Tutor: Mechanics I, Mechanics II, Electric Circuits

Registered Professional Engineer
Alaska #11369 California #M028670 Florida #35560 Georgia #23625
Illinois #062.061018 Massachusetts #35315 Washington #37219

Two U.S. Patents in the field of gas turbine engines

Member: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
ASM International (ASM)
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)

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