Multidiscipline Engineering – Analytical Services

Analytical Services

Matrix Technologies is a single-source supplier of all engineering services.  We also have experts in a number of specialized areas including Analytical Services which includes Finite Element Analysis, Pipe Stress Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics, and Fitness for Service evaluations.  Matrix can provide the problem solving skills and expertise you need to solve your  most difficult problems.

Steam Generator Nozzle

Matrix’s overall service offering includes:

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

  • Machine Design
  • Component Evaluation
  • Failure Investigations
  • Complex Pressure Vessel Design and Evaluation
  • Vibration Assessment
  • Fatigue Evaluation

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

  • Fluid Flows
  • Natural/Forced Ventilation
  • Mixing
  • Heat Transfer
  • Fluid/Structure Interaction
  • Flow Induced Vibration (FIV)

Fitness for Service (API 579 / ASME FFS-1)

  • Elevated Temperature/Creep
  • Brittle Fracture
  • Fire Damage Evaluation
  • Damage Evaluation
  • Component Pressure Boundary Integrity
  • Local Corrosion/Thinning
  • Cracking
  • System & Component Failures

Problem Solving

  • Root Cause of System Upsets
  • Root Cause of Mechanical Failures
  • Engineered Solutions
  • Pumping Issues
  • Vibration Issues
  • Industry Experience
  • Chemical/Petrochemical
  • Power/Nuclear
  • Food/Biopharmaceutical
  • Water/Wastewater
  • Aero Test

Major Piping Codes

  • B31.1
  • B31.3
  • ASME Section III
  • International Codes

Equipment Connections

  • Pressure Vessels (ASME Section VIII Div. 1 & 2)
  • Tanks (API 650, 620, UL142, AWWA)
  • Pumps (API 620, HI 9.6.2)
  • Steam Generators (SM23)
  • Compressors (API 617)
  • Heat Exchangers (HEI Std.)

Static Analysis

  • Nozzle Flexibilities
  • Thermal Displacements
  • Foundation Settlement
  • Buried Piping
  • External Forces/Displacements

Dynamic Analysis

  • Seismic/Wind/Wave Loads
  • Safety Relief Valves and Relief Events
  • Vibration and Harmonics Analysis
  • Water Hammer and Slug Flow