Nozzle Pro – Unreinforced Tee

unreinforced branch meshed for FEA

The example will create a model in NozzlePro using minimal user input (3 clicks and 4 numerical entries) to obtain useful information.  This article will also highlight a somewhat controversial aspect of how the B31.3 code treats reducing tees (which is expected to change soon). One reason for the popularity of NozzlePro is that specified … Read more

FFS Interpolator

FEA model of corroded pipe with pressure bulge

Improve on API 579 Level 1 or 2 It’s been a while between posts, so let me say that I haven’t been completely idle – I’ve been cooking up a new web-based calculation app for engineers dealing with corrosion defects. On the surface, this application looks similar to the API 579 Level 1 assessment for … Read more

Salad Postprocessor for CAESAR II

Salad Postprocessor

The Salad Post-processor takes data exported from CAESAR II to do additional calculations and summaries. The software is now updated to version 1.40, and is available at no cost here. Lets go through some of the things you can do with this software . Make a summary of your stress model On one page you … Read more