CivilFEM NPP Multidiscipline


NUCLEAR AND POWER PLANTS

The most advanced, comprehensive and reputable analysis and design software package available for Structural Analysis and Design of Nuclear Engineering Projects. CivilFEM is prepared to handle the structural engineering computational aspects of the next generation of nuclear technologies to meet your growing needs.

Ingeciber Quality Assurance System meets – among others – the following regulations and requirements:

ISO 9001 – Software Development, Technical Support & Consulting, and Training.

ASME NQA – 1; US NRC 10 CFR Part 50 App. B, and NRC 10 CFR Part 21.

Ingeciber is audited every year and has been certified as Application Qualified Supplier for the main Nuclear Industry companies such as AREVA NPP, Bechtel NPP and Westinghouse NPP.

  • ACI 349-01.
  • ACI 359-04.
  • ACI 359 Sec. 3 Division 2.
  • ANSI/AISC N690-94/06 (LRFD/ASD).
  • ASME B&PV Code Section III, Subsection NF.
  • AISC Code ASD 9th Edition.
  • ASCE 4-98.
  • EPRI NP-6041-SL.
  • ITER Structural Design Code.

civilfemNuclear

Analysis of concrete nuclear facilities, including determination of stresses in concrete and rebar in shell/brick elements subjected to in-plane shear/membrane forces and biaxial bending moments.

building_analisis

Ability to model any structure inside a nuclear plant such as:

  • Generator pedestals.
  • Pipe support systems.
  • Cable trays.
  • Containment building.
  • Pressure vessels.
  • Underground Waste Storage Tanks.

core_duct

Utility to postprocess solid element models as shell elements models (Solid to Shell)
  • Easily modeling of pressure increment inside the containment structure in case of accident.

nuclear_civilfem

  • User defined response spectrum to perform a seismic simulation as complex as needed.
  • Seismic Capacity and Stability.
  • Seismic analysis of foundations.
Swelling materials

  • Degradation of material properties due to heat.
  • Old nuclear plants can be analysed using new technologies.
Design/analysis of turbomachinery/rotating equipment foundations, including modeling of dynamic properties of the supporting soil layer(s) or piles.

Analysis of post-tensioned containment structures, including effects of creep, relaxation, etc.

Possibility of using prestressed capabilities applied to any geometry.

  • Tendons may be defined independently from a support beam (Prestressed Concrete Module).
  • Prestressing on shell elements models (Prestressed Concrete Module).
All advanced capabilities of CivilFEM applied to nuclear analysis. 

  • Units: International, British feet units, British inch units and user defined.
  • CORE 2 & 64 bits Windows O.S. Supported.
  • Non-linear and time dependent material properties.
  • CivilFEM and user defined cross sections.
  • 3D beam gnerator engine.
  • DXF connection.
  • Shell reinforcement utilies (CEB method, Wood Armer, virtual frames, most unfavorable direction)
  • Smart load combinations and envelopes.
  • Steel Code Checking.
  • Concrete code checking and design.
  • Seismic utility including intensity maps.
  • Envelopes after combining.
  • Solid section reinforcement.
  • Advanced Push over analysis.
  • Solid 65 tools (advanced concrete cracking analysis).
  • Creep and shinkrage: according to codes or advanced calculations.
  • Optimitation, APDL. – Non linear construction processes.
  • HTML & Excel Connection.
  • CORE 2 & 64 bits Windows O.S. Supported.
  • Etc.