Datta, A. K.

Process Consultant, Brisbane, Australia

Arun K. Datta has been working as a consulting engineer in the oil and gas, refining and fine chemical industries for more than 30 yr in the field of process engineering and design. He has served as a consultant for many process engineering organizations in India and Australia. His experience includes heat and mass transfer, process simulation, exchanger design, pressure vessel design, design of safety systems, design of control systems, etc. Mr. Datta is a chartered Professional Engineer and an active member with the Institute of Engineers in Australia. Apart from publishing and presenting numerous papers, he has authored a book, Process Engineering and Design Using Visual Basic, published by CRC Press. Mr. Datta holds a BTech degree in food technology and bio-chemical engineering from Jadavpur University, India, and an MTech degree in chemical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.

High-frequency acoustic excitation—Part 1

Datta, A. K., Process Consultant

Failure of a piping section at the outlet of pressure safety valves (PSVs) and control valves—where significant differential pressure exists (particularly in gas processing industries)—is a common problem in industries.