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Daniel Peters

Director, Analytical Services

Summary Mr. Peters has over 23 years experience in the areas of pressure vessels, piping and related pressure equipment. He has most recently been working in the area of equipment component failure analysis of fossil power plant components. He is the Pressure Vessel Product Manager at Structrual...
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experience

Associate, Director, FPS Analytical Services Group  
Structural Integrity Associates, May 2009 to August 2013
(Fossil Power)
Budget responsibility for Analytical Services Group of approximately ten persons Responsible for failure analysis and life prediction for the fossil fuel power generation industry, including both fixed and rotating equipment Responsible for personnel reviews and recruitment of resources required in the group.

Chairman, Subgroup High Pressure Vessels  
ASME, January 2009 to June 2018

Committee responsible for ASME Section VIII Division 3 on High Pressure Vessels

Technical Committee on Communications and Publications  
ASME, November 2008 to December 2012, New York, New York United States



Product Manager - Pressure Vessels  
Structural Integrity Associates, Inc., January 2008 to Present, Edinboro, Pennsylvania United States
(Oil and Gas / Petrochem)
Consulting services to the pressure vessel and high-pressure industry, including vessel design, analysis and fitness for service projects working directly with clients. Strategically expanded company into new market segments in vessel and high-pressure equipment design practices. Revenue of $1M+ per year in this new market area.

Senior Consultant  
Structural Integrity Associates, October 2006 to January 2008



Manager, Mechanical Engineering  
FMC Technologies, Measurement Solutions, December 2005 to October 2006

Responsible for management of mechanical engineering group responsible for both development and sustaining product designs for flow measurement. Direct reports included both in house and international resources. Responsible for technical direction of mechanical engineering department. Responsible for development of technical capabilities of all individuals within the department.

Senior Engineer  
Autoclave Engineers, Division of Snap-tite, Inc., January 1996 to January 2005



Project Engineer  
SECO/Warwick Corporation, January 1996 to July 1996, Meadville, Pennsylvania United States
(Aluminum Heat Treat)
Responsible for engineering, design, and project management for aluminum heat treat furnaces.

Senior Engineer  
Saegertown Manufacturing, January 1992 to December 1995

Designed and tested gages and control systems for products and analyzed process capability, maintained CAD system, managed summer intern program.

Project/Process Engineer  
The Timken Company, January 1991 to January 1992

Designed gages and related items as part of the Special Tooling group in the Product & Process Engineering Department.

education

Gannon University  
MS, Mechanical Engineering, Jan, 1992 to Jan, 1999


Pennsylvania State University-Erie Campus  
BSME, Mechanical Engineering, Jan, 1987 to Jan, 1991


Certifications

  • Professional Engineer
    Pennsylvania 
    July 2000
  • Professional Engineer
    Ohio 
    January 2007
  • Professional Engineer
    Texas 
    January 2008
  • Professional Engineer
    New York 
    January 2010  - January 2015
  • Professional Engineer
    West Virginia 
    January 2012
  • Professional Engineer
    Mississippi 
    January 2013
  • Professional Engineer
    Louisiana 
    January 2012
  • Professional Engineer
    Kentucky 
    January 2013
  • Professional Engineer
    California 
    January 2013
  • Professional Engineer
    Michigan 
    January 2013
  • Professional Engineer
    Indiana 
    January 2013
  • Professional Engineer
    Virginia 
    January 2016

publications

A Case Study of Cycle Life Calculated Based on Fatigue Life and Fracture Mechanics     
Published by (ASME)
Authors: Peters, D. T. and P. Speranza.  Published July 15, 2001

ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference Awarded Best Paper in High Pressure Technology

Stress Concentration Factors of Cross-Bores in Thick Walled Cylinders and Blocks     
Published by (ASME)
Authors: Dixon, R. D., J. G. M. Keltjens and D. T. Peters.  Published July 15, 2002

ASME PVP Conference Awarded Best Paper in High Pressure Technology Also published in 2004, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Vol. 126, No. 2, pp. 184-187

Effect of Blend Radius on Stress Concentration Factors of Crossbored Holes in Thick Walled Pressure Vessels     
Published by (ASME)
Authors: Peters, D. T..  Published July 15, 2003

ASME PVP Conference

Limitations of ASME Section VIII Division 3 Pressure Vessels Designed to Non-Mandatory Appendix J     
Published by (ASME)
Authors: Peters, D. T..  Published July 15, 2007

ASME PVP Conference

Case Study on the Remaining Life Analysis of a Power Generation Valve     
Published by (ASME )
Authors: Peters, D. T., E. Jones, M. Berasi.  Published June 12, 2008

ASME POWER Conference

Probability and Consequence     
Published by (ASME ME Magazine)
Authors: Sharp, D., D. Peters, D. Mauney, M. Tanner.  Published March 01, 2009

Turbine Steam Chest Life Assessment     
Published by (ASME POWER Conference)
Authors: Peters, D. T., E. Jones, S. Hastings, S. Greco.  Published June 01, 2010

POWER 2010-27248

A Case Study on Generation of Acceptance Criteria in Feedwater Supply Tube Bends     
Published by (ASME POWER Conference)
Authors: Peters, D. T. and E. Jones.  Published June 01, 2010

Case Study of the Effect of Generator Retaining Ring Shrink Fit on Rotor Tooth Top Cracking     
Published by (ASME POWER Conference)
Authors: Peters, D. T. and K. Haley.  Published June 01, 2011

Asset Management, Life Extension, and Fitness for Service in the High Pressure Industry     
Published by (ASME PVP Conference)
Authors: Peters, D. T., R. D. Dixon, and K. Haley.  Published July 01, 2012

Advanced NDE Techniques and Their Deployment on High Pressure Equipment     
Published by (ASME PVP Conference)
Authors: Milligan, J. P., D. Peters, and J. K. Van Velsor.  Published July 01, 2012

15K Plus, The Limits of Established Pressure Vessel Design Methods     
Published by (Offshore Technology Conference)
Authors: McKie, N., B. Skeels, M. Williams, E. Marotta, and D. Peters.  Published May 01, 2012

Design and Verification of High Load Bearing Interfaces     
Published by (Offshore Technology Conference)
Authors: McKie, N., K. Tooley, D. Peters.  Published May 01, 2013

PTB-5-2013 - ASME Section VIII Division 3 Example Problem Manual     
Published by (ASME)
Authors: Peters, D, K. Haley, A. Padmala.  Published July 01, 2013

Pressure Technology Bulletin

Deep Well Drilling Applications     
Published by (ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference)
Authors: McKie, N., D. Peters, K. Tooley.  Published July 01, 2013

PVP2013-97053

STP-PT-070 - Design Guidelines for the Effects of Creep, Fatigue & Creep-Fatigue Interaction with Design-by-Analysis and     
Published by (ASME)
Authors: Perrin, I., D. Peters, N. Cofie, J. Parker, J. Shingledecker.  Published December 01, 2014

Overview of Revisions to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section VIII Division 3 for the 2015 Edition and Near     
Published by (ASME)
Authors: Peters, D., A. Maslowski.  Published July 01, 2015

PVP2015-45787

Case Study on the Design of HPHT Components Using ASME Section VIII Division 2 and 3     
Published by (Offshore Technology Conference)
Authors: Peters, D. T., S. F. Biagiotti.  Published May 01, 2016

OTC-27006-MS

Overview of Revisions to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII Division 3 for the 2017 Edition and Near     
Published by (ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference)
Authors: Peters, D. T., G. Mital, A. Maslowski.  Published July 01, 2017

PVP2017-65119

HPHT Technology Verification, Validation, and Regulatory Requirements: Overview of DeepStar Project to Demonstrate the U     
Published by (Offshore Technology Conference)
Authors: Peters, D. T., J. V. Gomes, M. Pham, C. Tipple.  Published 

OTC-18OTC-P-3618-OTC-MS

Discussion of the Background of the Design Margins in API 17TR8 HPHT Design Referencing ASME VIII Division 3     
Published by (ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference)
Authors: Peters, D. T., M. Pham.  Published July 15, 2018

PVP2018-85131

Awards

J. Hall Taylor Medal 2018

Fellow
Fellow, 2011

ASME Distinguished Service Award, 2015