Matt S. Schaser, P.E.

Senior Engineer I

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 8

EDUCATION AND LICENSES:

    • Master of Science, 2013, Engineering Mechanics, Cleveland State University
    • Bachelor of Science, 2007, Mechanical Engineering, Cleveland State University
    • Bachelor of Science, 1994, Chemistry, Cleveland State University
    • Licensed Professional Engineer in the States of Ohio, Kansas and Texas
    • Certified Welder, 1992

    AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:

          • Fitness-For-Service (FFS) Evaluations per API 579
          • Advanced Stress Analysis Including Nonlinear Finite Element Methods
          • Pressure Vessel Design per ASME Section VIII, Division 1
          • Fracture Mechanics

    OVERVIEW:

    Mr. Schaser focuses on using the Finite Element Approach (FEA) to perform Level 3 evaluations of pressure containing equipment and components with accordance to API 579 assessment methodology. Mr. Schaser performs finite element stress analysis (FEA), Fitness-For-Service evaluations of in-service equipment, remaining life assessments, and ASME Code design of pressure containing equipment. He also performs pressure vessel design calculations and Level 2 and Level 3 FFS assessments. In conjunction with his code calculation and FFS capabilities, Mr. Schaser provides engineering turnaround (TAR) support.

     

    Prior to Mr. Schaser’s arrival at E2G, he worked for 12 years as an analytical chemist for General Electric’s Lighting Division. He specialized in x-ray diffraction and x-ray fluorescent spectroscopy.

     

    PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS:

            • WRC 544, Schaser, M.S. and Duffy, S.F., “Material Specific Load Combination Factors for Option 2 FAD Curves,” Weld Research Council, 2014.