Execution of an experimental modal analysis which revealed potential resonance issues on a fin fan oil cooler before commissioning at a petroleum refinery. A finite element analysis helped develop a fix before the unit was ever started.
Baseline FEA calibrated to match field data.
Yellow struts were modifications implemented before commissioning to eliminate resonance.
Excessive motion by the discharge piping of a petrochemical ammonia reciprocating compressor startled the operators.
Troubleshooting a new oil tanker pumping station in Colombia consisting of 4 screw pumps. Specialized testing revealed that piping natural frequencies were to blame.