Here’s a quick look at a fairly new kid on the block, CSiPlant. This is a pipe stress program which I think has a bright future once it becomes better known. Its now my go-to stress software. That said, there are still feature gaps and a few issues to be ironed out.
This is not a broad overview of the software, I will do one after the next version comes out.
Full disclosure – I’m developing a commercial plugin to calculate nozzle flexibilities. More to come on that one.
Martin helps clients keep on top of their pressure piping and equipment integrity issues via stress analysis, FEA and fitness for service. He is the author of various articles, an ASME paper and software including the Salad post-processor for CAESAR II and web apps on this site. In a former life he played whizzbang lead guitar, but now he just plays old albums..