Edwin A. Merrick, PE: About the Author
Senior Engineer, The Augustus Group

Edwin A. Merrick, PE

Edwin A. Merrick, PE has 45+ years of engineering experience, specializing in Risk Management, Materials, Asset Integrity, Bolting/Flange Management and RBI Technology Application. Ed retired from TVA as Asst. Br. Chief Materials Engr. and headed an industry TG Responsible for resolving bolting/flange integrity issues to NRC satisfaction. In addition, Ed developed CMA’s MI Supplement used to train over 300 member companies, developed Aptech’ s RBI Software, implemented the first full Refinery RBI program at BHP in 1995, and is responsible for hundreds of RBI Implementations worldwide.

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May/June 2020 Inspectioneering Journal

Compressors are often taken for granted and the integrity of supporting structural foundations may sometimes not receive the attention deserved. This article focuses on essential considerations regarding the integrity of structural foundations.

January/February 2017 Inspectioneering Journal

This article presents a perspective on the human factor and emphasizes the value of using risk tools at all levels in the organization to help provide management focus during times of severe economic pressure.

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