# Month: December 2019

## Webinar Recording of “PASS/START-PROF Pipe Stress Analysis”

The much-awaited PASS/START-PROF Pipe Stress Analysis Webinar Recording is now Available! The important points that are covered in the session are: Agenda of the Webinar Brief START-PROF Software History Model

December 30, 2019

## Several ASME B31 & EN 13480 Issues Needed to Know for Pipe Stress Engineer

Axial Stress from Pressure Load, Axial Force and Torsion Moment This issue lead to serious under-estimation sustained and expansion stresses in pipes and fittings in ASME B31.1-2018, ASME B31.4-2016, ASME

December 28, 2019

## Smart Tee Model considerations in START-PROF

This article provides guidelines for modeling Tee or branch connections using Software START-PROF. The guideline covers modeling for both the Standard Tee and Non-Standard Tee Connection. Modeling Standard Tee When

December 25, 2019

## What is Thermal Bowing?

The thermal bowing phenomenon occurs when a horizontal pipe is filled partially by hot or cold fluid (LNG). Many thermal bowing occurrences cause unexpected damage to the piping or supporting

December 16, 2019

## Modular Design. How to do a Piping Stress Analysis

The idea of modular design is as follows: The complex piping system is divided into several modules that are mounted on a frame structure. Modules can be transported to the

December 11, 2019

## K-FACTORs (MINOR LOSSES) – HOW WE CALCULATE THEM?

K-factor for incompressible liquid One of the most typical questions asked by process or hydraulic engineers is what is the value of hydraulic resistance (K-factor) of piping component (fitting, valve,

December 9, 2019

## Video: How To set Shell and Nozzle Parameters in Nozzle FEM

Nozzle-FEM is designed for stresses and flexibility calculation of nozzle-to-shell junctions using the Finite Element Method (FEM). The program also calculates nozzle’s allowable loads and estimates the strength of the

December 7, 2019

## Pipe Stress Analysis Training using PASS/START-PROF Software

PASS International Training Center offer Piping Stress Analysis Offline Training using PASS/START-PROF Software in our training centers or personalized training at your site. For details, please contact PASS dealers worldwide

December 6, 2019

## Video: How To Set Basic Parameters for Nozzle FEM

Nozzle-FEM is designed for stresses and flexibility calculation of nozzle-to-shell junctions using the Finite Element Method (FEM). The program also calculates nozzle’s allowable loads and estimates strength of the nozzle’s

December 1, 2019