Michael Turnquist: About the Author
Sr. Consulting Engineer, Quest Integrity Group

Michael Turnquist

Michael Turnquist is a Senior Consulting Engineer with Quest Integrity’s Advanced Engineering group in Boulder, Colorado. His project experience includes various types of engineering fitness-for- service assessments, with the majority of that experience in the application of finite element analysis (FEA) and fracture mechanics to the assessment of asset integrity. Michael has a BS degree in Civil Engineering and a MS degree in Structural Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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Published Articles

November/December 2016 Inspectioneering Journal
By Michael Turnquist at Quest Integrity Group

This article exhibits how modern inspection methodologies combined with innovative computational analysis practices demonstrate the value of conducting fitness-for-service (FFS) assessments on sectional piping.

When Bad Things Happen to Good Pressure Vessels: A Story of Localized Metal Loss
November/December 2013 Inspectioneering Journal
By Michael Turnquist at Quest Integrity Group

While there are many types of damage mechanisms that can occur in a piece of equipment, localized metal loss is one of the most common. If an inspection reveals that metal loss has occurred, many questions are raised...