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Finite Element Analysis Services - Thermal, Stress, Vibration, Fatigue +

Finite Element Analysis

Performing finite element analysis (thermal, stress, vibration & fatigue +) to Codes including API, AWS and ASME – ensuring component structural integrity, performance and reliability.

The benefits of finite element analysis (FEA) include determining a structure’s response to mechanical, vibratory and other loads, thus solving design challenges without arduous manual iterations or prototyping – as well as optimizing designs for weight and fabrication/ cost savings.

Finite Element Analysis of Busway
Finite Element Analysis - Feedwater Heater
Finite Element Analysis - Vapor Recovery Skid
  • Recent Projects

    • Stress Analysis
    • Seismic, Vibration & Fatigue
    • Component Life Assessment
    • Linear/ Nonlinear Analysis
    • Fracture Analysis
    • Heat Transfer
    • Thermal Cycling
    • Thermal / Transient
    • Buckling
    • Creep Response & Ratcheting

    Examples Include:

       
       

    • Robotic Systems
    • Material Handling Systems
    • Offshore Equipment
    • Electrical Generation Equipment
    • Autoclaves
    • Bellows
    • Structures
    • Supports
    • Lifting Devices
    • Fasteners
    • Petrochemical
    • Transportation
    • Aerospace
    • Energy
    • Military

    Partial List of ASME Codes We Perform

    We perform analysis to AWS, API and other codes, as well as ASME – including:

    B&PV Section III Class 1, 2 and 3 (Nuclear Power Plant Components)
    B&PV Section VIII Div. 1 (Design & Fabrication of Pressure Vessels)
    B&PV Section VIII Div. 2, Part 5 (Design by Analysis)
    B&PV Section VIII Div. 3 (Alternative Rules for Construction of High-Pressure Vessels)
    B&PV Section IX (Welding and Brazing Qualifications)
    B&PV Section XI (Rules for Inspection of Nuclear Power Plants)
    B31.1 (Engineering & Operation of Power Piping)
    B31.3 (Process Piping)
    B31.4 (Pipeline Transportation Systems for Liquids & Slurries)
    BTH-1 & B30.20 (Below the Hook Lifting Devices)

    See also Codes & Standards. A few our software tools include Solidworks, Inventor and AutoCAD and ANSYS. FEA requires a working knowledge of stress analysis and materials principles to get the answer right – the first time. Our team of engineers have PEs in numerous States, and are multi-disciplined in areas of materials, design, metallurgy & manufacturing – each with more than 30 years of experience.

    Give us a call – let’s talk about your needs.

    FEA Related Links

    >> Tom O’Donnell, PE
    >> Description of Finite Element Analysis Method
    >> History of Finite Element Analysis
    >> Vibration Analysis
    >> Our Engineering Team
    >> Portfolio of Projects

    Learn from the experience of others. Especially when one such “other” is Dr. William O’Donnell, PhD, PE, Founder and President of O’Donnell Consulting Engineers, Inc., and ASME “Engineer of the Year” – his 50 years of experience in analysis of components including fatigue and fracture safety evaluations and failure analyses are now comprised in this volume.

    If you are interested learning more in Engineering Design, Manufacturing and Construction, as well as Failure Analysis, then this book is a must have!

    $49.95*

    * Does not include shipping, handling or tax

    Handbook of Lessons Learned

    (412) 835-5007

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