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Fels, G. W.

Curtiss-Wright, Brecksville, Ohio

George W. Fels is a Senior Process Engineer for Farris Engineering Services and is responsible for designing, sizing and selecting emergency pressure relief systems, as well as software development. Fels has also taught courses in overpressure protection management, and relief valve design and applications. He holds BS and MS degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Dayton and is an active member of the API Subcommittee on Pressure-Relieving Systems (SCPRS).

Liquid applications for ASME Section I service

Curtiss-Wright: Merriam, R.  |  Fels, G. W.

Extensive guidance is available for relief protection of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code (B&PVC) Section VIII process equipment for scores of applications, such as run-away reactions, distillation and heat exchangers. Sources include ASME, American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Design Institute for Emergency Relief Systems (DIERS), among others.

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