Category: Piping Stress Basics

What if Piping Continuation is Unknown? Part 1. Above Ground Piping

By Alex Matveev

What if Above Ground Piping Continuation is Unknown? The correct model and boundary conditions are very important for accurate piping stress analysis. Unfortunately, some inexperienced piping stress analysis software users made mistakes

August 14, 2019

Training Video: Buried/Underground Piping Stress Analysis

By Alex Matveev

This Tutorial Video will explain the methodology used during Buried (Underground) Piping (Pipeline) Stress Analysis with PASS/START-PROF software. Stress Analysis of Underground piping always creates difficulty for the stress engineers

July 28, 2019

Nonstandard Valve Model for Pipe Stress Analysis: Angular, 3-way, 4-way, with Actuator

By Alex Matveev

In the process or the power piping industry, many a time several non-standard valves are used for some specific requirements. A few examples of those are Angular Valves, Three-Way valves,

July 22, 2019

Training Video: Piping Stress Analysis Software PASS/START-PROF

By Alex Matveev

This training video shows how to create a piping model in Piping Stress Analysis Software PASS/START-PROF Information About START-PROF Full trial version available here Quick start guide available here.If

July 21, 2019

New Release 4.83R4 of Piping Stress Analysis Software PASS/START-PROF

By Alex Matveev

START-PROF version 4.83 R4 released! See full Version History Changes: Code updated: ASME B31.8-2018 Code updated: ASME B31.3-2018 Added ASME B36.10M-2015 and B36.19M-2004 standards into pipe database Added Thermal Bowing

February 28, 2019