We perform design and analysis of heat exchangers – (including stress, thermal, vibration and fatigue analysis) to codes including AWS, API and ASME B&PV – to ensure structural integrity.
- Vibration & Shock Analysis of Shipboard Heat Exchangers
- Failure Analysis and Redesign of a Thin Film Heat Exchanger (TFHE)
- ASME B31.3 Analysis of a Skid Mounted Heat Transfer System
- Elevated Temperature Design & Analysis of Heat Exchangers
Fatigue analysis of heat exchangers are performed per ASME B&PV Section III Class 1 and Section VIII Division 2. The fatigue design life evaluation procedures in Section III of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel (B&PV) Code were originally developed in the U.S. Naval Nuclear Program.
Those involved were Bill O’Donnell, (Bernie) Langer, W.E. (Bill) Cooper and James (Jim) Farr – who, in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s developed the initial formulation of this technology in the Tentative Structural Design Basis for Reactor Pressure Vessels and Directly Associated Components, which became known as “SDB-63.”
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