About the Author
His background includes many years in engineering design, development and management for major manufacturers of rotating equipment: Hamilton Sundstrand, Div. United Technology Corp., General Electric Gas Turbine, Sundstrand Corporation, KAESER Compressors and Worthington (Ingersoll Dresser) Pumps. During the last 25 years, Mr. Burke focused on consulting engineering and contributed to successful installations of dust collection systems, pumps and compressors, turbines, separators, scrubbers, field fabricated tanks, filtration systems and more. Projects ranged from minor retrofits to $60 million dollar "Greenfield" facilities and to $800 million dollar gas turbine power plant installations. Authored a number of technical articles. A partial list includes: "Intercoolers/Aftercoolers", Chemical Engineering Magazine, "Ten Steps to Cost Savings" Plant Services Magazine, "Haz/Rad Wastewater pumping Solutions", Pumps and Systems Magazine, "Piping Tie-in, the Basics", Plant Services Magazine, "Avoiding Mistakes in Compressor Selection", The 1990 Plant Engineering Yearbook.