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Canadian Pipe Stress Analysis Services & Structural Pipe Supports Design


Canadian Pipe Stress Analysis Services & Structural Pipe Supports Design be Meena Rezkallah, P.Eng.

Pipe Flexibility Analysis / Pipe Stress Analysis Services is a critical component in any piping design. It is mandatory that the critical piping which are operating under high pressure or high temperature services need to be analyzed for flexibility , expansion and load sustaining capabilities. Apart from process and power piping, District cooling systems which employ pre-insulated pipes and piping inside the energy transfer stations need to be analyzed for flexibility and expansion as per API, ASME B31.3, B31.1, B31.8, B31.4, CSA Z662. Meena Development LTD. offers comprehensive service which covers all aspects of Pipe Stress analysis in both industries.


Due to the extensive calculations required, the stress analysis will be carried out with the assistance of computer simulation and modeling software such as CARSAE II.

The stress analysis provides useful design information including the location of any high stress concentrations and bends within the network it also highlights areas requiring attention by way of redesign and or adding additional anchors or hangers to eliminate high stresses in the piping system.


Pipe Stress Analysis Services for Onshore and off shore Process and Power Piping :

  1. Advising on pipeline routing and elevation profile

  2. Static load and stress calculations of above ground and underground piping systems

  3. Wind load calculation

  4. FRP & GRP pipe stress analysis

  5. Offshore piping stress analysis

  6. Fatigue analysis and cumulative usage report

  7. Dynamic analysis and harmonic forces and displacements of piping systems

  8. Mode shapes and natural frequency calculations

  9. Shock spectrum analysis and independent support motion (earthquake)

  10. Force spectrum analysis (liquid hammer, slug flow & relief valve discharge)

  11. Model time history analysis

  12. Calculation of Spring Stiffness

  13. Thrust force of Expansion Bellows

  14. Effects of Thermal Loads, Occasional loads such as Hydrostatic Test, Safety Valve's Reaction Force, Seismic Loads, Wind Loads

  15. Vibration Analysis Steam Hammer & Water Hammer Sea Wave load spectrum

  16. Safety Valve Reaction Force

  17. Calculation of Displacement of Terminal point movement due to Thermal, Equipment Foundation Settlement ,Pipe Support Movement, Pipe Support Foundation Settlement

The purpose of the stress analysis in piping systems is to identify the behavior of the pipes, piping components under the potential static loading experienced from the start up to operation. In particular, the stress analysis is undertaken to confirm that stresses produced in the piping system as a result of the temperature difference, pressure and dead weight will comply with the governing codes for such static loads. Moreover, the calculated displacements and restraint (anchors and hangers) loads under these static conditions should comply as well with these governing codes.


Pipe Support Engineering Design:

  1. Selection of Pipe Supports

  2. Load calculation for Pipe Support

  3. Structural design of Pipe Supports

  4. Spring Hanger Data Sheets

  5. Thrust Block Sizing

  6. Plates, Inserts & Loading Drawing (input to Civil)

Because Meena Development LTD. offers an array of multidisciplinary services (Pipe Stress Analysis and Structural Engineering), we can provide pipe stress analysis solutions across a multitude of industries. The listing below indicates a few of Meena Development’s most commonly served industries.

  1. Steel and Metals Industry

  2. Energy and Power Generation Industry

  3. Water and Wastewater Industry

  4. Oil & Gas Industry

  5. Chemicals and Plastics Industry

  6. Pulp & Paper Industry

  7. Facility Services




LITTLE P.ENG. FOR ENGINEERS TRAINING /  Engineering Consultant

3705 Fonda Way #18 Southeast Calgary, T2A 6G9

Canada

+1 (587) 802-4050

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