Mr. Gustafsson has over 10 years experience in the design and analysis of mechanical components and systems in the Petrochemical and Railway industries. Prior to joining the Becht team he worked as Mechanical Engineer with ExxonMobil for 8 years. His experience includes Fitness-for-service assessments and design support of pressurized equipment including elastic-plastic Finite Element Analysis, transient heat transfer analysis, creep, high-and low cycle fatigue, fracture mechanics, fluid surge and piping flexibility analysis.
He is a member of the API-579/ASME-FFS-1 joint committee on Fitness-for-service and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Virginia. Mr. Gustafsson holds a Master of Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Linköping, Sweden and studied Mechanical Engineering and German in an International Exchange Program at Rheinish-Westfälische Technicshe Hochschule, Aachen, Germany.