Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

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Performing finite element analysis (FEA) to Codes including API, AWS and ASME – ensuring equipment structural integrity, safety and reliability. These analyses include thermal/ transient, stress, vibration/shock and fatigue.

The benefits of FEA analysis are:

  • Identifying equipment response to mechanical/ thermal loads to determine design/ material deficiencies – and designing subsequent improvements
  • Quantifying design cycles, keeping production costs low through design optimization
  • Uncovering potential sources of operational/field failures
  • Improving operability and minimizing costs

We have supported clients in industries including Petrochemical, Mining, Manufacturing, Transportation, Aerospace and Energy.


  • Pressure Vessels
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Tumblers
  • Piping
  • Skids
  • Compressors
  • Pumps/Valves
  • Cyclones
  • Turbines/Shafts
  • Assemblies
  • Fittings
  • Resistors
  • Tooling
  • Actuators
  • Enclosures
Finite Element (FEA) Analysis of Feedwater Vessel
Feedwater Heater Analysis to ASME Code
FEA Analysis of Mine Door to determine structural integrity
FEA Analysis of Mine Door
Thermal FEA Model of Electrical Busway
Thermal FEA Analysis on 400A Bus
FEA Model - ASME Analysis of Vapor Recovery Base Skid
FEA Analysis on Vapor Recovery Skid
FEA Analysis of Bellows Design to ASME Code
Stress & Fatigue FEA Analysis on Bellows

Types of Analysis

  • Stress Analysis
  • Vibration & Fatigue
  • Fitness for Service
  • Fracture Analysis
  • Design Optimization
  • Fabrication Process Evaluation
  • Heat Transfer
  • Thermal Cycling
  • Creep Ratcheting
  • Linear/ Nonlinear
  • Computational Fluid Mechanics
  • Flow-Induced Vibrations
  • Water Hammer
  • Fluid Flow Analyses
  • Thermal/Transient
  • Shock & Impact
  • Safety Evaluations
  • Elevated Temperature
  • Structural Integrity

ASME Codes

  • B&PV Section III Class 1, 2 and 3 vessels and components
  • B&PV Section VIII Div. 1, 2 and 3 vessels
  • B&PV Sections IX and XI
  • ASME B15, B16
  • ASME B31.1, B31.3, +
  • ASME Below the Hook BTH-1 & B30.20
Additionally, we have worked with Codes including API, ASTM and AWS. Finite element analysis requires a working knowledge of engineering mechanics and materials principles to get the answer right – the first time. Our professional engineers are licensed in numerous States – and multi-disciplined in areas of materials, design, metallurgy & manufacturing, each with more than 25 years of experience.

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    (412) 835-5007

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