Kulkarni, M.

BASF, Mumbai, India

Mahesh Kulkarni is Manager-Mechanical in Technical Expertise and Discipline Engineering at BASF. He earned a mechanical engineering degree from Pune University in 1999 and an ME degree in mechanical-heat power engineering in 2002 from Government College of Engineering, Karad, Shivaji University. He has more than 21 yr of experience and is a specialist in FEA in the processing industries. Mr. Kulkarni has experience in various types of static equipment in chemical and petrochemical projects. He has also worked as a FEA expert, project engineer and root cause analysis and troubleshooting expert in refining projects.

CCR heater convection section bottom tubesheet design improvements

Kulkarni, M., BASF; Subrahmanyam, M., Technip Energies

Continuous catalytic reforming (CCR) is a general reforming process used in the petroleum refining industry.