Pipe Stress Analysis and Piping Design Services as per ASME B31.9 for Building Services Piping

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Our Engineering Consultancy Services as per ASME B31.9 for Building Services Piping usually covers the following points in our design

Pipe Stress Analysis and Piping Design Services as per ASME B31.9 for Building Services Piping by meena rezkallah, p.eng.
  • Prepare piping analysis and drawing package for the following systems within the Building Services Piping

  • Analysis to factor in the following displacements and loads:

  • Specific Building movements at building expansion joints

  • Thermal movement of the piping system between Ambient and Operating

  • Dead/gravity loads of piping system and insulation

  • Seismic loads

  • Designs to be compliant with:

  • NBCC Section 4.1.8.18 for post-disaster buildings

  • AISC Seismic analysis

  • ASHRAE Bracing guidelines for non-structural components

  • Project Specifications such as:

  • Mechanical Systems Pipe and Pipe Fittings

  • Expansion Fittings and Loops for Mechanical Systems

  • Pipe Hangers and Supports for Mechanical Systems

  • Noise & Vibration Control

  • Piping and Equipment Insulation

  • Seismic Force Restraint System

  • Steam and Condensate Piping and Pumps

  • Drawings to provide the following:

  • Piping Support Locations and support type (rigid, spring)

  • Piping Anchor locations and anchor type (Lateral, all-directional, etc)

  • Piping guide locations and guide type (lateral, etc)

  • Transverse / longitudinal seismic Bracing locations. Piping to be braced at distance maximums provided by ASHRAE / NBCC Section 4.1.8.18

  • Piping Expansion Joint / Flex Connector Locations (if required) and expansion joint type

  • Provide piping movements at expansion joints

  • Provide loads / movement on guides

  • Provide loads on supports, and travel on any spring supports

  • Provide loads on anchors

  • Provide loads on seismic bracing locations

  • Provide piping stress report at the analysis nodes

  • Physical Products and Application design (Guides, Supports, Anchors, Bracing parts and their connection to structure) to be selected/designed by others, using the information contained within the analysis/drawings (loads, movement, type, etc)

  • Sealed P.ENG. / P.E. Stamp.

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ASME B31.9 Building Services Piping applies to the following building services:

  • water and anti-freeze solutions for heating and cooling

  • condensing water

  • steam or other condensate

  • other nontoxic liquids

  • steam

  • vacuum

  • compressed air

  • other nontoxic, nonflammable gases

  • combustible liquids including fuel oil

The working pressure and temperature limits of B31.9 can be summarized to: