Dixit, P.

Consultant, Baroda, India

Pramod Dixit works a freelance SME-Mechanical Consultant in Baroda, India. He provides training and troubleshooting services to plant design engineering companies and process plant companies. He has more than 40 yr experience in design engineering, procurement and construction companies, with specialization in heat and mass transfer and static equipment. He earned a BTech degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India.

Construction pitfalls in SRU-fabricated equipment

Dixit, P., Consultant

In the hydrocarbon processing industry, sulfur recovery is a well-known process. However, this process uses a variety of equipment.

Fix nozzle elevations and orientations for distillation columns

Dixit, P., Consultant

An engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor receives a front-end engineering design (FEED) package or basic design and engineering package as an input document from the owner.

Project Management: Reduce installation schedule for column trays

Dixit, P., Consultant

The implementation of a project schedule must avoid slippage, which can lead to budget overruns and delays in commissioning and production. Conversely, a reduction in project schedule results in an early startup of the plant, creating advantage for stakeholders. Customers often demand reductions in schedule timelines, which can be difficult for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors to implement. New innovations like concurrent engineering, modular construction, prefabricated pipe racks and structures, etc., are already in practice.