Category: Piping Stress Basics

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

By Alex Matveev

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

By Alex Matveev

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

By Alex Matveev

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?

By Alex Matveev

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

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

By Alex Matveev

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

By Alex Matveev

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

By Alex Matveev

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

Video: How to Change Units in Nozzle FEM

By Alex Matveev

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

November 30, 2019

How to perform the buckling analysis of Vacuum Piping

By Alex Matveev

Buckling analysis for Vacuum Piping Systems are very important that every piping stress engineer should perform while analyzing Vacuum Piping. Vacuum piping analysis in the START-PROF software is analyzed according

November 26, 2019