Grantec Engineering Consultants Inc.

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 Advanced Finite Element Analysis &

Computational Fluid Dynamics

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Grantec employs a wide variety of advanced analysis computer programs including ANSYS Multiphysics, ANSYS Mechanical, ANSYS Structural, ANSYS CFX (Computational Fluid Dynamics), NEi NASTRAN Expert, NEi Works Expert, SolidWorks Simulation, COSMOSM Advanced Finite Element Analysis (FEA), COSMOSDesignStar, COSMOSWorks, FEMAP Pre & Post Processing, DYNA3D, Algor, AFGROW and FLAGRO (fatigue and fracture mechanics).

The ANSYS Multiphysics code is a high-end state-of-the-art coupled physics tool combining structural, thermal, CFD, acoustic and electromagnetic simulation capabilities. Grantec's perpetual ANSYS license, includes:

 
bullet ANSYS Multiphysics
bullet ANSYS Mechanical
bullet ANSYS Structural
bullet ANSYS CFX (Computational Fluid Dynamics)
bullet ANSYS CFX Full Capability Advanced Solvers
bullet ANSYS WorkBench
bullet ANSYS DesignModeler
bullet ANSYS Geometry Interface for SolidWorks
bullet ANSYS High Performance Computing (HPC)

Some of advanced capabilities of the ANSYS Multiphysics code include:

bullet fully coupled Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI), dynamic and transient
bullet fluid dynamics, computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
bullet multi-phase flow
bullet structural and mechanical analysis
bullet thermal analysis
bullet acoustics
bullet extensive element library including linear and non-linear elements
bullet dynamic analysis including non-linear with implicit solvers
bullet non-linear analysis including large strain
bullet fracture mechanics, including 3D and crack propagation
bullet fatigue
bullet wave mechanics including Linear, Stoke's and Dean's formulations
bullet immersed pipe and cable dynamics (including submerged systems such as moorings, towed bodies and marine risers)

The ANSYS Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) solution is considered to be the most advanced and flexible coupled structural-fluid physics tool currently available.

New !! Grantec Featured in ANSYS Advantage Oil & Gas Special Edition 2012 (Download)

New !! Download Grantec Journal Article on Fluid Structure Interaction by ANSYS Inc.

 

Dynamic Liquid Sloshing in Pressure Vessel

at time of Maximum Explosion Loading

Dynamic Liquid Sloshing in Pressure Vessel

following Explosion Loading

 

Fully-Coupled Dynamic Response Analysis by FSI of Pressure Vessel

subjected to External Hydrocarbon Explosion Loading

with Internal Sloshing of Fluid

(note: blue surface is the free-surface of the sloshing fluid)

 

The NEi NASTRAN FEA code is a high-end FEA program. Grantec's perpetual license includes NEi NASTRAN Expert, NEi Works Expert and NEi Editor (Full Version): NEi NASTRAN's features include:

bullet extensive element library including linear and non-linear elements
bullet Linear Static
bullet Steady State Heat Transfer
bullet Modal
bullet Buckling
bullet Optimization
bullet Composites
bullet Prestress
bullet Transient Response
bullet Transient Heat Transfer
bullet Nonlinear

 

The Solidworks Simulation (formerly known as COSMOSWorks & COSMOSM ) FEA code is a mid-level FEA program. Some of SolidWorks Simulation / COSMOSMís features include:

 

bullet extensive element library including linear and non-linear elements
bullet dynamic analysis including non-linear with implicit and explicit solvers
bullet linear and non-linear heat transfer
bullet isotropic, orthotropic, anisotropic and composite (FRP) materials
bullet fatigue
bullet fracture mechanics formulations (linear and non-linear)
bullet wave mechanics
bullet cable dynamics (including submerged systems such as moorings, towed bodies and marine risers)
bullet ANSYS, NASTRAN, and PATRAN translators
 

Grantec utilizes full version of SolidWorks Simulation Advanced Professional and the following COSMOSM modules:

 

bullet GEOSTAR Pre and post processor
bullet STAR Linear static, buckling, and frequency analysis
bullet ASTAR Advanced Dynamic Analysis
bullet HSTAR Steady state and transient heat transfer
bullet NSTAR Advanced non-linear, static and dynamic
bullet FSTAR Fatigue analysis

Grantec uses full versions of COSMOSDesignStar Advanced Professional and COSMOSWorks. We typically use SolidWorks to develop the 3D models required for finite elements analysis. We can accept a wide range of 3D model formats using the many translators available within COSMOSDesignStar.

Download Grantec Case Study by Solidworks Corp.

 

The Algor capabilities employed by Grantec include, but are not limited to:

 

bullet Static/LM
bullet Fluid Flow (CFD)
bullet Heat Transfer

 

 

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