Key Takeaways

  • Adding nozzle/vessel interface flexibilities to reduce nozzle loads calculated from pipe stress analysis.

  • Building a NozzlePRO model of a cylindrical vessel with nozzle.

  • Calculating nozzle flexibilities in NozzlePRO.

  • Using the calculated flexibilities in a pipe stress package, demonstrated using CaesarII.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Introduction
    • 1.1 - Course Introduction
    • 1.2 - How to get the most out of this course
    • 1.3 - Why use nozzle-shell flexibilities?
  • 2
    A detailed look
    • 2.1 - Calculating flexibilities using NozzlePRO
    • 2.2 - Model download
    • 2.3 - Nozzle modeling in CaesarII