Finite Element Analysis Training Seminar

Calgary: May 6 - 10, 2019

  • NozzlePro

  • FE/Pipe

  • FEATools


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Course Outline

Three options available:
Day 1, Days 1-3 or Days 1-5

Day 1 - NozzlePRO Basics

 Basic Nozzle Analysis
 Satisfying the Sec. VIII – Div. 2 Code
 Volumetric Analysis
 Steady State and Transient Heat Transfer in Nozzles
 Saddles and Pipe Shoes
 Satisfying the Codes
 Steady State and Transient Heat Transfer in Saddles and Pipe Shoes
 Basic Nonlinear Use (Introduction to Sec. VIII - Div. 2 Part 5 Elastic Plastic Analysis)
 Nonintegral Repads
 Introduction to the new Drawing Tools
 Introduction to basic Fitness for Service: Local Thin Areas and Crack-Like Flaws

Day 2 - FEPipe Basics

 FEPipe Templates and Their Capabilities
 Multiple Nozzles and Supports
 Combining Models to Create Larger Systems
 Skirts and Static/Dynamic Seismic Analysis
 Pressure Capacity and SIFs for B16.9 and EN10253 Welding Tees

Day 3 - FEATools / NozzlePRO / FEPipe Advanced Topics

 FEATools
 Establishing Noncyclic Service for Vessels & Piping Systems
 Simple Volumetric Rules of Thumb
 Nonlinear Analysis Introduction
 Section VIII Div. 2 – Specific examples for pressure vessels and piping
 New Drawing Tools – Intermediate and Advanced Capability

Day 4 - New Functionality

 Nonlinear Analysis VIII-2 Part 5 Elastic-Plastic Compliance for Higher Allowable Loads
 Nonlinear Elastic-Plastic Analysis of Flange Joints
 Local Thin Area and Crack Analysis | Fitness for Service
 Knowing when to inspect for cracks
 Crack Prediction – how to use the FFS and Inspection Guidance
 Crack Growth Model and Inspections
 FFS & Linear Analysis | FFS & Nonlinear Analysis
 J Integrals

Day 5 - New Functionality

 Point Cloud Examples
 Establish a baseline for an installed piping system
 Understand accuracy calibration by the laser scanner
 Evaluating operating piping systems – what to expect
 Verifying vessels and nozzle placement
 BOS B31 – basic fluid mechanics and common variables for:
 Slug Flow
 Waterhammer
 Relief Valve Firing
 Two Phase Flow
 Cumulative Damage and Code Compliance (PCL-Gold and CAESAR II)
 Piping Fitness for Service
 When is it critical to use B31J?
 When should a piping system be inspected?
 Piping System Gap Analysis for Flanges

Note: Items may change, be moved to different days, or skipped based on course progress and software.




Date: May 6 - 10, 2019

8:30 am - 5:00 pm, lunch provided.

Calgary Seminar Location:

CodeCAD Inc.
Office & Training Center

#320, 10655 Southport Road SW.

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How to Register
Class size is limited. We recommend that you call to reserve your seat as early as possible. We will confirm your reservation by email once we receive the completed registration form.
Payment or Purchase Order number will complete your reservation. Payment must be received before the start of the course, but you may pay at the door.

To register, contact CodeCAD Inc. in Calgary, at:
ph. 403-261-3930
email: training@codecad.com

Seminar attendees are responsible for their own hotel and transportation arrangements.

Recommended Calgary Hotel:

Delta Calgary South
135 Southland Drive SE
Ask for CodeCAD corporate room rate.

Features: Free parking, local calls & highspeed internet.
Phone: 403-278-5050
hotel website

(Seminar is approximately 1km South of hotel).


Cancellations will be accepted, without charge, up to two weeks prior to the beginning of the course. Cancellations after that date will be subject to a 10% cancellation fee.

NOTE: Attendees are responsible for their own hotel and transportation arrangements. Seminar price includes continental breakfast and lunch daily, plus snacks and refreshments. Additional charges incurred are responsibility of the attendee.