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Fire Engineering

Fire Engineering 2018-09-21T15:15:20-04:00

MMI’s world leading PFP practice brings together experienced practitioners and project personnel, offering independent advice and practical solutions in a subject area that appears simple in theory, but is difficult to achieve in reality.

MMI undertakes:

Bespoke PFP Consulting

  • Research and development.
  • Code, standard and guidance development.
  • Fire and blast testing, design and assessment.
  • Product certification assistance.
  • Materials and systems selection and specification.
  • Training and competency.

PFP Scheme Development for New Construction and Existing Facilities

  • FRA.
  • CFD Fire and explosion modelling.
  • DAL development.
  • Fire and blast load response analysis for structures and process plant.
  • PFP scheme design and optimisation.
  • Independent inspection and auditing.

PFP Inspection and Integrity Management on Aging Assets

  • Independent inspection and maintenance strategy development.
  • Detailed inspection and condition assessment.
  • Testing and assessment of material degradation.
  • Repair strategy and prioritisation planning.
  • Independent inspection and audit of repairs.
  • Life extension management.

MMI is committed to driving the PFP agenda, identifying industry needs and developing new data and approaches, and then applying them to solve the many problems and requirements that the area of PFP demands, across the full PFP life cycle.

The practice operates globally through MMI’s network of regional offices.  Drawing experienced personnel from materials, technology, guidance and specification development backgrounds, combined with “hands-on” application experience, to integrate with MMI’s technical safety, hazards modelling and structural engineering teams to provide a complete fire hazards management solution.

Using advanced analytical CFD and FEA techniques, combined with detailed materials knowledge, fire testing and application experience, to provide independent, expert advice that is comprehensive, delivering fit-for-purpose, compliant solutions to meet regulatory requirements and asset and environmental protection needs backed up with “boots-on-the-ground” support.

MMI joined Thornton Tomasetti in 2018. Related services include Performance-Based Fire Engineering (PBFE) and Petrochemical & Oil Services Engineering.