Due to increasing demand in the market, engineers are faced with increasing demands and challenges, especially concerning the effective management of materials, quality of design, plant safety, and compliance with technical codes and standards. In this context, pipe stress analysis is essential to fulfil these requirements and achieve optimal results.
As knowledge related to piping technology continues to develop the necessity, in this day and age, to analyze new and even existing designs using internationally recognized calculation methods is increasing. Also in this regard, Little P.Eng. for Engineering Services provides professional support.
Customized pipe stress analysis
With our experience in analyzing complex piping systems as well as our know-how in the utilization of specialized computer programs, we are able to offer an extensive range of pipe stress analysis services, comprising:
Linear and non-linear static stress analysis
Dynamic stress analysis including:
Natural frequency analysis
Time History or Direct Integration analysis
Finite element analysis
Material strength analysis of pressure parts
Material selection, wall thickness and flange – flange joint calculations
All pipe stress analysis services are carried out in accordance with the requirements of recognized codes and standards, such as:
ASME VIII, Div. 1
ASME VIII, Div. 2
Comprehensive documentation and compilation of results
Documentation of the analysis results are prepared in accordance with the client’s requirements and due to their comprehensive and highly informative content are ideally suited for submittal to the relevant authority, notified body and third party inspection organizations. In addition, all relevant information required by the piping engineer – such as modifications to pipe routing or optimized support concepts, allowable and calculated equipment nozzle loads, support loads, spring or constant element selection, expansion joint selection, etc. – are included in the reports.