Jim E. Meyer, P.E., has over 40 years of experience in refining petrochemical, chemical, power generation, and industrial facilities. He is a principal engineer at Louis Perry and Associates, a full-service engineering and architectural firm, located in Wadsworth, Ohio.
Jim is experienced in overall project coordination/management, pressure equipment, piping design, analysis, specifications, support design, mechanical system requirements, and documentation requirements. In particular, his technical expertise includes ASME piping and pressure vessel codes, stress analysis, field troubleshooting piping system support, vibration, and expansion problems.
As a member of ASME, he has been involved in the ASME B31.1 and ASME B31.3 Section committees for over 35 years. He is currently Chair of the ASME B31.3 Process Piping Section Committee, Chair of the ASME B31 Standards Committee, and serves on the ASME Board on Pressure Technology Codes and Standards. Jim has also served as Chair of ASME B31.1 Power Piping Code Section Committee.
Jim currently teaches several ASME public and master classes. In the 7 years he has been teaching for ASME, he has taught over 100 courses to more than 600 learners in 20 countries.
Most recently, he co-authored chapters in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Companion Guide, 4th Edition, covering the ASME B31.1 Power Piping Code and the B31.3 Process Piping Code. Past projects and work experience involved major oil refineries, petrochemical plants, fossil, nuclear, solar and alternative energy generation, as well as cryogenic and vacuum test facilities.