Pipe Stress Analysis

Pressure Vessel Engineering is now happy to offer pipe stress analysis to our customers. If you have questions or would like to request a quote for a pipe stress analysis please contact Ray Stroud at [email protected].

Services we offer

  • Caesar II thermal, flexibility and dynamic pipe stress analysis for codes B31.3, B31.1, B31.5 and others
  • Seismic analysis for British Columbia CRN registration
  • Vibration, acoustic and flow induced vibration & integrity review
  • API 579 Fitness For Service
  • Layout design, hanger, guide, anchor and expansion joint location and specification
  • Package piping design
  • Verification of equipment nozzle loads (WRC 107/537 297, VIII-2, API 560, 610, 616, 617, 650, 661, 662, HEI ) 
  • Water hammer transient flow analysis
  • Jacketed piping
  • Code compliance review and P.E. / P. Eng. stamping

Design and Optimization by Pipe Stress Analysis

Screenshots of Pipe Stress Analysis In Action

Screen shots of Pipe Stress Analysis in action.


Design Optimization with Pipe Stress Analysis

Caesar II is used to optimize the design of a pump inlet pipe run. Pump nozzle inlet loads are reduced to allowable limits.


Pipe Stress Analysis Sample Report

This is a typical pipe stress analysis report used for a small piping system.


Types of Stresses in Piping Systems

Primary, secondary and occasional stresses are compared.


Piping System With Spring Hanger Stress Analysis

Introduction PVEng was contracted to perform a pipe stress analysis on a new piping system layout which was to replace an existing system. For the new piping layout, the customer wanted to use the existing Spring Hanger location and install a new Spring Hanger for the new operating loads. A model of the piping system…

Pipe Stress Analysis at PVEng

We offer pipe stress analysis services. 

  • Caesar II thermal, flexibility and dynamic pipe stress analysis
  • Seismic analysis for British Columbia CRN registration
  • Water hammer, flow induced vibration & integrity review
  • Fitness For Service using API 579
  • Layout design, hanger, guide, anchor and expansion joint location and specification
  • P.E. / P. Eng. stamping

Other Services

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) – We use FEA to design and validate fittings and vessels that cannot be designed by rule-based codes like VIII-1 or B31.3.

ASME Code DesignWe work to many ASME standards to design and validate pressure vessels, boiler, fittings and piping systems.

Canadian Registration Number (CRN)We are Canada’s largest independent registrar of fittings, vessels and piping under the CRN program registering for more than a thousand customers.

About Us

Pressure Vessel Engineering has twenty years of successful experience in the pressure vessel field working for more than a thousand customers.

  • Ten Professional Engineers on staff licensed to stamp and sign off on designs for use in all Canadian jurisdictions.
  • Fast and professional assistance from our team.

Need help? Our contact information is to the right.