Expert Witness and Testimony Support Services

Dr. Kalsi explains the predominant failure mechanisms in a swing check valve
Dr. Kalsi explains the predominant failure mechanisms in a swing check valve

Background

Kalsi Engineering, Inc. (KEI) is a world recognized mechanical equipment and structures consultant.  KEI has state-of-the art analysis and testing capability combined with a highly experienced senior staff with an average tenure in excess of 25 years.  In addition, KEI has an outstanding success record for its litigation clients.

KEI can provide expert witness and litigation services in the following areas:

  • Valve and Valve Actuators
  • Pumps, motors, turbines, compressors and other rotating equipment
  • Pressure vessels
  • Piping
  • Bearings
  • Seals
  • Threaded and mechanical connections
  • Finite element analysis (FEA)
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Root cause analysis
  • Forensic analysis

Our past expert witness experience includes:

  • Governor valve failures on large turbine engines
  • Refinery check valve failures
  • Ball valve over-pressurization in refinery and oilfield applications
  • Nozzle check valve failure in pipeline application
  • Globe valve failure in oilfield application
  • Gate valve failures in refinery and forge plant applications
  • Dairy plant check valve failure
  • Refinery pump analysis
  • Pressure vessel failure