Stress Analysis

TutEF08-Add multiple materials to the command file

TutEF08-Add multiple materials to the command file
January 28, 2014 No Comments »

Let us look at how to add multiple materials in command file. Here we will re-use the command file that we created for 3D analysis. Let us assume that user has made two 3D mesh groups named “Guide” and “Weld” which ... Read More »

TutEF07-Add Stepping Function to command file

TutEF07-Add Stepping Function to command file
January 24, 2014 No Comments »

Let us look at how to add a stepping function to loads in command file. Here we will re-use the command file that we created for 3D analysis. We want to add another load to the analysis, force of 2000N ... Read More »

TutEF06-3D Assembly analysis command file

TutEF06-3D Assembly analysis command file
January 24, 2014 No Comments »

I am using example from my book “Finite Element Analysis using Open Source Software”.  The example is of a 3D assembly of Guide and Weld.  Let us look at how to generate a command file for a 3D assembly analysis ... Read More »

QGC / Weir Water Transfer Piping and Pump Design

QGC / Weir Water Transfer Piping and Pump Design
November 4, 2013 No Comments »

Organisation: Sub Contractor to Hyder Designation: Senior Piping Engineer Project: QGC / Weir Water Transfer Piping and Pump Design Read More »

Efficient v0.0.4 for .comm file

Efficient v0.0.4 for .comm file
October 22, 2013 No Comments »

This is an older post.  To get the latest Efficient version go to http://engineering.moonish.biz/efficient/   Efficient has been updated to Version 0.0.4. To download the software Features of Version 0.0.4: Removed LIAISON_DDL for Boundary Conditions Added LIAISON_UNIF for Boundary Conditions Removed ... Read More »

Efficient v0.0.3 software for .comm file

Efficient v0.0.3 software for .comm file
October 14, 2013 No Comments »

This is an older post.  To get the latest Efficient version go to http://engineering.moonish.biz/efficient/   Efficient has been updated to Version 0.0.3. To download the software Features of Version 0.0.3: Added FACE_IMPO and LIAISON_DDL for Boundary Conditions Features to come in ... Read More »

Efficient v0.0.2 way of writing .comm file

Efficient v0.0.2 way of writing .comm file
October 8, 2013 No Comments »

This is an older post.  To get the latest Efficient version go to http://engineering.moonish.biz/efficient/   Efficient has been updated to Version 0.0.2 and now is more powerful wizard to create a .comm file that can be used for Finite Element Analysis. ... Read More »

MAK Underground Hotwater Piping

MAK Underground Hotwater Piping
July 1, 2013 No Comments »

Organisation: Sub Contractor to Worley Parsons Designation: Senior Piping Engineer Project: MAK Underground Hotwater Piping Stress Analysis Project Read More »

APLNG Post IFC Piping design

APLNG Post IFC Piping design
June 1, 2013 No Comments »

Organisation: Sub Contractor to Worley Parsons Designation: Senior Piping Engineer Project: APLNG Post IFC Piping design Read More »

GLNG Interconnect Facility

GLNG Interconnect Facility
February 1, 2013 No Comments »

Organisation: Sub Contractor to Worley Parsons Designation: Senior Piping Engineer Project: GLNG Interconnect Facility Project Read More »

PCF file import to Caesar II

PCF file import to Caesar II
November 14, 2012 No Comments »

Recently for a project we were having problems with Isogen to generate Piping Isometric but it was not working well.  This was required for me to carryout Pipe Stress Analysis based on the information in Stress Isometrics. I searched CaesarII ... Read More »

Stress Analysis Checklist

August 6, 2012 No Comments »

Stress Analysis forms integral part of Pipe Design. A checklist spreadsheet is provided to ease the process of deciding which pipes to stress analyze. Engineering judgement should be made while using this spreadsheet To download the spreadsheet right-click the button ... Read More »

Secondment to Queensland Nickel Yabulu Refinery

Secondment to Queensland Nickel Yabulu Refinery
March 20, 2010 No Comments »

Organisation: Working for AECOM Australia Pty Ltd Designation: Senior Piping Engineer Project: Secondment to Queensland Nickel Yabulu Refinery Read More »

Design of Slurry Pipeline

Design of Slurry Pipeline
July 20, 2008 No Comments »

Organisation: Working for AECOM Australia Pty Ltd Designation: Senior Piping Engineer Project: Slurry Pipeline (Design) Read More »