ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code

Ansys FEA simulation is used extensively to show compliance with the ASME Boiler and Pressure vessel code.

ASME Project Consulting Support

The advanced thermal and structural capabilities permit a high level of physics to be applied, generating confidence in results.

For many systems, obtaining the accurate heat flow and temperature distribution is critical. Ansys’ combined fluid, thermal, and structural capabilities facilitate the simulation of complex systems.


Static Structural, ASME Simulation

Contact for ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Regulatory Support

 ASME Consulting Projects | Recent Support Requests

ASME Heat Exchanger Thermal

Simulation of fluid flow through heat exchanger to predict detailed temperature and pressure distributions.

Gasketed Heat Exchanger Customization

Generation of customized scripts to automate the analysis of a gasketed heat exchanger.

ASME Section VIII Div 3 Vessel Plastic Collapse

Analysis of pressure vessel componentry for ASME’s plastic collapse requirements.

Process Piping for ASME Validation

Detailed FEA analysis for system validation to ASME B31.3, “Process Piping.”

ASME Review for Industrial Nozzle

Review of ASME B&PV Section VIII, Div. 2 as applied to nozzle region of column pressure vessel.

Other ASME Related Capabilities & Project Types

Stress linearization capabilities simply enable a user to take complex 3D stress results and generate in the form required for code checking
Fatigue of structure to ASME code requirements
Temperature dependent material properties for accurate system characterization
Bolt preload for flange validation
High performance computing
Gasket simulations

Additional FEA Consulting Services

Dynamic Analysis

Kinematic Analysis

ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code


Thermal Analysis (Thermal Stress)

Failure Analysis (Durability and Fatigue)


Industry and Military Standards