Mr Sundara Viswanathan

Principal Process Engineer,

Sundara Viswanathan


United States


  • Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Job Function

  • Process & Product Development


Involved in different project phases, Conceptual, FEL, Front End (FEED) and Detailed Engineering for Upstream (Onshore & Offshore) and Refinery projects.

Experience includes:
- Utilities
- Gas/Liquid reception & separation
- Gas Treatment & Conditioning

• Engineering & design experience in offshore facilities,refinery and petrochemical
• Experience in Feasibility study, FEED and Detailed Engineering phases
• Develop Process Flow Diagram (PFD), Piping & Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID), Material Selection Table (MST)
• Prepare design basis, heat and material balance table (HMB)
• Perform equipment sizing; Prepare equipment and instrument data specification sheet
• Evaluate relief valve (PSV) and blow down/depressurization calculation
• Flare radiation analysis, Flare load / sizing and Flare report
• Provide process data to line list, equipment list, cause and effect diagram
• Develop process control narrative, alarm and shut down list
• Participate process review, piping model review and safety review meeting; PHA, HAZOP and MOC
• Review vendor data, drawings and specifications
• Interface management between client, contractors and vendors

Specialties: Pro II, Aspen Plus, Aspen HYSYS, Aspen (Flarenet) Flare System Analyzer, HTRI Xchanger Suite, AFT Arrow, AFT Fathom


North Carolina A&T State University
Chemical Engineering
To 2006

Current Entity Roles

  • Publications Committee (Member)

Online contributions