Maiti, S.

Wood Group, Kolkata, India

Soumitra Maiti is Principal Engineer at Wood Group India in Kolkata, India. He has more than 16 yr of experience in the areas of pipe stress and support, pressure vessels and associated engineering activities in the oil and gas, power, metals and mining sectors. He previously worked for GE Energy, Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd. and L&T-Sargent & Lundy Ltd. Mr. Maiti graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. The author can be reached at

External pressure design of large-diameter piping: Optimal analysis approach

Maiti, S., Wood Group

Large-diameter piping used in the petrochemical, oil and gas, steel plant and power industries often carry toxic fluids and can pose significant safety hazards.

Set correct design specifications for optimized piping and pipe support system

Maiti, S., Wood Group

During the planning and engineering execution of petrochemical, oil and gas, and power projects, it is essential that the owner and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor mutually develop a comprehensive and detailed piping design specification.