Structural and Mechanical Engineering Analysis


Lifted Offshore Equipment Calculations:

  • Offshore Container Analysis per API RP 2A (Recommended Practice for Planning, Designing and Constructing  Fixed Offshore Platforms)
  • Offshore Container Analysis per DNV 2.7-1 (Certification Notes 2.7-1-  Offshore Containers)
  • Offshore Skid Analysis per DNV 2.7-3 (Certification Notes 2.7-3 –  Portable Offshore Units)
  • Hoisting Equipment as per API 8C (Specification for Drilling and Production Hoisting Equipment)
  • Subsea Lifted Equipment as per API 17D (Design and Operation of Subsea Production Systems -Subsea Wellhead and Tree Equipment)
  • Spreader Bar Calculations
  • Elevator calculations as per API 8C
  • Coil Tubing Lift Frame/Tension Lift Frame calculations as per API 8C
  • Lift Sub Calculations as per API 8C
  • Strain Gage /Design verification Testing as per API 8C
  • Design of both new and exisiting equipment for all above design specs.

Pressure Containing (Pressurized Equipment) Calculations:

  • ASME Section VIII, Div. 1
  • ASME Section VIII, Div. 2
  • ASME/ANSI B31.3 and B31.8
  • API 6A (Specification for Wellhead and Christmas Tree Equipment)
  • API 17D (Design and Operation of Subsea Production Systems –
  • Subsea Wellhead and Tree Equipment)
  • Rectangular vessel analysis
  • Rectangular nozzle analysis
  • Cone design and analysis
  • Environmental loading analysis (wind load, inertial load, etc.)
  • Nozzle external loading analysis
  • Re-rate vessels

Drilling and Well Servicing Structures:

  • Structural analysis of derrick, masts, towers, and gin poles subject to: coil tubing operational loads , wind loads, and acceleration/inertial loads as per API 4F and API  Bulletin 2INT-MET.
  • Bolted and Hydraulic Beam Clamp Design and Analysis as per API 4F.
  • Bolted and Hydraulic Guy Wire Clamp Design and Analysis as per API 4F.
  • Coil Tubing Lift Frame/Tension Lift Frame stabilizer frame Design and Analysis

Winch/Drum Design Calculations:

  • Wireline winch/drum calculations
  • Slickline winch/drum calculations
  • E-line winch/drum calculations
  • coil tubing drum and sheave  calculations
  • drum fatigue evaluation

Aluminum and Steel Code Design Calculations:

  • AISC (American Institute for Steel Construction)
  • AA-2005 (Aluminum Association – Structural Code

Machine Component Design:

  • Design of miscellaneous machine components  using closed form and finite element numerical methods.
  • Fatigue/Cyclic Load Analysis

Finite Elements Analysis Capabilites:

  • Linear and non-linear elastic analysis
  • Solid element modeling
  • Shell element modeling
  • Beam element modeling
  • Mixed element modes (solid, shell, and beam)
  • 2D – plane stress simplification
  • 2D – axisymmetric simplification