Dr. Sabaratnam Loganathan
Sabaratnam Loganathan (Logan) is the Managing Director and Principle Consultant of Logan Engineering Consulting Pty. Ltd. (LEC Pty. Ltd.) in Brisbane, Australia. Logan has worked in the heavy industrial and mining arenas for the past twenty-seven years. During that time, he has developed extensive skills in the specialist analysis and design of heavy structures with particular emphasis on mobile bulk materials handling machines and heavy industrial structures. These include storage bins, silos, stacks, large diameter ducts and process tanks. Logan has also gained extensive experience in independent third party design reviews, on-site condition assessments, remediation design for service life extension and failure investigation of process tanks, drum scrubbers, storage bins, all types of rail-mounted mobile bulk materials handling machines and rotary rail car tipplers. Logan has extensive experience in advance structural analysis using finite element methods, design and documentation of heavy industrial and mining structures, has undertaken structural design risk reviews, carried out seismic and dynamic vibration assessments and has been involved in a myriad of detailed, large scale projects for these industries in Australia and around the world. Logan also has extensive experience in the role of owners engineer, has undertaken due diligence reviews and provided structural advice as expert witness in numerous legal proceedings.