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Please take a moment to read our frequently asked questions.

  • Who are DOCAN?
    We are an advanced engineering consultancy. We pride ourselves on our can-do approach and ability to offer cutting-edge solutions to our clients. We are run by experienced professional engineers, designers and consultants following an iso9001:2015 BSI certified quality management system.
  • What is the best way of contacting DOCAN?
    You can contact us online or by phone. Please navigate to our contact page for details.
  • What services can DOCAN provide?
    Our key areas of expertise are:

    - Engineering Design & Assessment

    - Engineering Simulation & Analysis Expertise

    - Training Services for Design & Simulation

    - Term Contracting Supplier

    - Expert and 3rd Party Reviews

    If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please get in touch with us to discuss your problem to see how we could help.
  • What software do DOCAN use?
    We use a wide range of tools for our consulting activities, so if you can’t see what you’re looking for on our website, please get in touch.
  • What industries do you serve?
    We aim to provide a consultancy service that meets out clients requirements, regardless of the industry or engineering discipline within which they operate.

    At DOCAN we have a wide range of skills, experience and people. At our core we are run by professional engineers with many years of experience in industries including Oil & Gas, Drilling (Onshore/Offshore), Renewables, Aerospace, Nuclear and Manufacturing.
  • How much do your services cost?
    Our consultancy services can be tailored to meet your specific technical requirements and budget. Please get in touch so we can understand exactly what you require. We’d then be happy to provide you a quote for your project.
  • Why hire an engineering consultant?
    Our clients come to DOCAN for many reasons, including:

    - To access our technical expertise and experience without having to make a permanent addition to their in-house engineering team, which may not be fully utilised in the long term.

    - When their in-house resources can not meet the workload demand and additional engineering resource is required.

    - To compliment and up-skill the current in-house engineering team to deal with future engineering projects.
  • Will you sign an NDA?
    Yes, most of our projects are covered under and NDA between DOCAN and the client.

    Within our Consulting business we don’t retain your Intellectual Property (IP) – this is yours. We are also independent. The ownership of the company is by DOCAN directors only with no external influences.
  • What previous experience does DOCAN have in its team?
    The core services that we provide include CAE involving systems, process, structural mechanics, thermo-fluids, engineering design, CAD, drafting, FEA & CFD, classical analysis, and both design code and fitness for service assessments.

    In addition to our core services, we have access to a range of DOCAN Associate Engineers who are industry experts and specialise in key industries, for example Aerospace and Defense, and niche disciplines, such as Safety Engineering, Programming, Electromagnetics, RF, and Optoelectronics.

    Please contact us and we’d be happy to discuss if we have the skills and tools to solve your problems.
  • Does DOCAN provide software training?
    We can provide a range of software training services in many areas, such as CAE, FEA, and CFD.

    We can also build custom training courses – you may want to combine FEA theory with a specific piece of software. This is no problem for us.

    In addition to offering our consultancy services, we can combine consultancy with training to transfer the necessary skills into your business so over time, allowing you to undertake the work yourself, whilst also having DOCAN available for expert advice and guidance.