Michael B Plunkett
Michael B Plunkett
Engineering Associate Services
4730 South Amstel Drive
Homosassa FL, 34448
Over 30 years of experience in Mechanical / Structural Engineering. Involved in several litigation cases utilizing Technical Expertise.
BIO / Resume / CV:
Over 30 years of experience in Mechanical / Structural Engineering. Involved in several litigation cases utilizing Technical Expertise. Specializing in: Product Failure Product Related Injuries Design & Construction Industrial Accidents Mechanical / Structural Evaluation Patent Infringement, Failure Analysis, Power Plants -Piping -Valves -Tanks Education: BSME, 1969 University of New Haven MSME, 1972 University of Rhode Island P.E. Licenses: Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Connecticut Summary of Experience: Thirty years experience in the design analysis, inspection and auditing of piping, pipe supports, pressure vessels and other mechanical components. Extensive experience in design reviews, field inspections and reviews, rate cases, and expert witness testimony. 10 years - Experience in developing litigation rate-case exhibits and detailed supporting testimony for utilities and law firms. Areas involved were: piping, pipe supports, pressure vessel, construction, fire protection, heat transfer analysis, environmental qualification of equipment, welding, product design, and patent information. 5 years - Experience in quality assurance and related disciplines. Performed numerous technical NRC & DOE audits to assure compliance with ANSI N45.2.11, ASME Section III requirements and NRC and FSAR commitments. 10 years - Experience in design, analysis and field engineering of piping, supports, structures Pressure vessels and mechanical equipment considering thermal, deadweight and earthquake in accordance with ASME, ANSI, AWS, and NRC requirements. As Director of Research, Development and Engineering, was responsible for the development and qualification testing of a new line of hydraulic snubbers designed for extended life. 5 years - Experience performing system design and analysis for naval nuclear submarine piping systems. Duties included on board system evaluation during sea trials. Used finite element analysis techniques to evaluate special design considerations.
Power Plants Industrial Petrochemical Piping Valves Pumps Tanks Structures Equipment Analysis Patent Infringement Mechanical Structural Tanks Accidents Construction Product Failure Design Energy Utilities Product Liability Personal Injury Mechanical Engineer Engineering Welding Pressure Vessel Fire Protection Heat Transfer Nuclear Reactor Vessel Gas Well Public Utility Rate Design Construction
accidents construction, construction, design, energy, engineering, equipment analysis, fire protection, gas well, heat transfer, industrial petrochemical piping, mechanical engineer, mechanical structural, nuclear reactor, patent infringement, personal injury, power plants, pressure vessel, product failure, product liability, public utility rate, pumps, structures, tanks, utilities, valves, vessel, welding