Environment & Safety Gas Processing/LNG Maintenance & Reliability Petrochemicals Process Control Process Optimization Project Management Refining

Kulkarni, M.

BASF Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India

Mahesh Kulkarni works as a Manager and Team Lead for the mechanical and machinery team in technical expertise and discipline engineering at BASF, Mumbai. He is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and completed an MS degree in Mechanical-Heat Power Engineering. He has obtained Charted Engineer, Fellow and Professional Engineer titles from the Institution of Engineers, India, and received Professional Engineer title from the Engineering Council of India. Kulkarni has more than 23 yr of professional experience and specializes in FEA in the process industries, including extensive hands-on experience on all types of static equipment in chemical and petrochemical projects. He has also worked as an FEA expert, project engineer, root cause analysis and troubleshooting expert in refinery projects. The author can be reached at Mahesh.Kulkarni@basf.com.

Integrated column-reboiler system stress and flexibility analysis approach

BASF Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd.: Kulkarni, M.

In oil refineries and chemical plants, chemical reactions and separations take place in the distillation column.

Evaluation of high-strength steel SA-517-Gr-F for large pressure vessels

BASF Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd.: Chaudhari, A.  |  Kulkarni, M.

Conventionally, carbon steel material has been widely used around the globe for the fabrication of static equipment—such as tall towers, vessels, heat exchangers, etc.—for less-corrosive service.

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