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FEA of Feedwater Heater

ASME Section VIII Division 1 (FEA) Analysis – Feedwater Heater

(ANSYS) Finite Element Model of Feedwater Heater FEA of Low Pressure Feedwater Heater to ASME Section VIII Code We performed ASME Section VIII Division 1 …

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FEA and Structural Assessment of Mining Bulkhead Door

FEA Analysis of Mine Door O’Donnell Consulting Engineers performed an independent FEA structural assessment of water tight mining bulkhead doors. The assessment included the bulkhead …

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Closeup of Failed Wire Rope showing surface deformation

Failure Investigation – Wire Rope

Surface Deformation and Fractures Low Magnification SEM Image of Fractures Higher SEM Magnifcation of Fracture We performed a failure investigation on a 6x36G IWRC Grade, …

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Finite Element Stress Analysis – ASTM SA516 Grade 70 Condensate Receiving Tanks

(ANSYS) FEA Model of Condensate Tank Finite Element Analysis on Condensate Tanks & Nozzles We performed a finite element stress analysis on condensate receiving tanks …

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ASME Code Section VIII Calculations – Refinery Contactor Vessel

ASME Code Section VIII Div. 1 calculations were performed on a primary contactor vessel in service at a refinery. The contactor vessel, built in 1950, …

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CFD Analysis – Blast Furnace Blowpipe Failure

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) was used to analyze a blast furnace blowpipe failure.

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Thermal Analysis of Busway

Thermal (FEA) Analysis of 400 Ampere Busway System

Thermal Analysis of Busway OCE performed a thermal analysis of a 400-ampere busway for a client that designs and fabricates a variety of electrical power …

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$200 M Litigation – Forensic Investigation on Coke Oven Battery Construction

Finite element engineering analysis was used to calculate temperatures, deflections, strains, and stresses using time-dependent creep analysis methods to evaluate the long term integrity of coke oven battery roof and heating walls

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Assessment of Welding Procedures for Attaching Appendages to P91 Heavy Wall Pipe

P91 is a creep resistant martensitic steel used extensively in the generation of electric power. It is nominally a 9%Cr-1%Mo-I/4%V plus other small additions

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API 579/ ASME FFS-1 Fitness For Service on Overheated Boiler Tubes

API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 Fitness For Service on Overheated Boiler Tubes. The boiler tubes in Hatfield’s Ferry plant were exposed to overheating, which resulted from faulty tube connections, restricting the cooling circulation.

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API 579 / ASME FFS-1 Fitness For Service on Steel Brewery Tanks

A vertical tank at a brewery had failed. Because of the age of this and other tanks, they were concerned about their structural integrity – and had us perform an API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 analysis

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FEA Design and Analysis – Chemical Tubular Reactor to ASME Code

FEA Model of Chemical Reactor Design & Thermal, Stress and Buckling FEA Analysis to ASME Section VIII Divisions 1 and 2 We performed the FEA …

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