Energy, Process & Utilities

The Energy, Process and Utilities industry has challenges in complying with changing regulatory requirements and environmental and safety standards. This challenge is more difficult, with high demands for quick changes due to technological innovation, without affecting the quality and schedule.

 

VIAS provides integrated, innovative, and cost-effective engineering and software solutions to simulate the behavior of large structures and component parts in the Energy, Process and Utilities industry. Our expert team is capable of performing linear and non-linear static/dynamic analysis, such as structural and thermal loads, corrosion/degradation, simulating vibrations fracture and failure, and investigation into the interaction of fluids, gasses and structures.

 

Solutions and Applications

 

Oil & Gas


  • Wide range of material models including metal plasticity and soil
  • Nonlinear large displacement dynamic analysis capabilities
  • Inclusion of fluid current and hydrodynamic wave loading
  • Pipe-in-pipe and pipe-soil interaction special elements
  • Coupled Eulerian-Lagrangian analysis capability
  • Industry-leading contact capabilities
  • Simulation Lifecycle Management solutions to accelerate collaborative decision making
  • Fatigue modeling capabilities using fe-safe

 

Power Generation


  • Wide range of material models including plasticity and creep
  • Nonlinear implicit and explicit dynamic analysis capabilities
  • Quasi-static analysis capability for modeling creep
  • Modal and buckling analysis, response spectrum analysis, random response analysis
  • Embedded elements and rebars for modeling reinforcement
  • Industry-leading contact capabilities
  • Simulation Lifecycle Management solutions to accelerate collaborative decision making
  • Fatigue modeling capabilities using fe-safe