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Mr. George Antaki, PE (USA), is the Vice-Chairman of the Joint API-ASME Committee on Fitness-for-Service. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

 
 


He is a recognized expert in piping systems and pipeline integrity. Mr. Antaki is a member of the ASME Post-Construction Executive Committee, the ASME B31 Mechanical Design Committee, the Working Group on Piping Design, and the Repair and Testing Committee.  Mr. George Antaki, is also a member of the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code Section III Working Group Piping Design actively involved in the development of design criteria and qualification methods for pressure piping systems.


As Chairman of the ASME Pressure Vessel Research Council Subcommittee on Dynamics Stress Criteria, he has sponsored projects in dynamic analysis and testing of piping and equipment, and has published papers and two Welding Research Council Bulletins on the subject. He recently chaired the ASME-IEEE Joint Task Group on Seismic Qualification, which developed the first set of comprehensive rules for use of earthquake experience in equipment qualification. His work in the area of seismic qualification earned him the USA Department of Energy's Certificate of Appreciation. He currently chairs the Savannah River Site Pressure Equipment Protection Committee with responsibility for implementation of the ASME Code for over 7,000 pressure vessels and relief devices.

Mr. Antaki is a consulting engineer in piping and pipeline design and integrity projects, and an instructor of several piping and pipeline courses for Harvard Technology and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Mr. Antaki has M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Liege, Belgium.

Contact:George_Antaki@petrolab.us

 

 
     


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