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Pipe Stress Analysis

CAESAR II: The World Standard
for Pipe Stress Analysis
Since its introduction in 1984, CAESAR II has COMPLETE CAESAR II provides
CAESAR II includes most major material the following capabilities—
become the world’s most widely used pipe flex- and piping codes. It leads the field in right out of the box!
ibility and stress analysis software and is thus technical capabilities and analysis
System Modeling
options to provide best-in-class piping • Context Sensitive Input Screens
considered the industry’s de facto standard. system design capabilities. • Interactive Graphics
• Extensive Restraint Types
FLEXIBLE • Structural Steel Modeling
• Interactive Global Editing
Tailor the program to fit your exact • FRP (Fiberglass) Pipe Modeling
CAESAR II is a complete solution that allows needs by setting your own desired • Automatic Expansion Joint Modeling
• Buried Pipe Modeling
quick and accurate analysis of piping systems parameters and system conditions.
Static Analysis
subjected to a wide variety of loads that take EASY TO USE • Comprehensive Load Case Options
• Interactive Error Checking
into account weight, pressure, thermal, seismic CAESAR II makes analysis model • Extensive Spring Hanger Options
building easy and intuitive with its • Wind Load Calculations
• Nozzle Flexibilities and Stresses
and other static and dynamic conditions. smart graphics. Interactive error • Equipment Load Checks
checking and instant context-sensitive • Flange Leakage and Stress Checks
It can analyze piping systems of virtually any help ensure the quality of input and • Fatigue and Cumulative Usage Analysis
• Wave and Current Load Analysis
the integrity of the model.
size or complexity. Dynamic Analysis
PROVEN • Mode Shape and Natural Frequency
For over two decades CAESAR II has • Harmonic Displacement and Force
Whether you are designing a new system or proven itself to be a stable and reliable Analysis
tool providing dependable results for a • Shock Spectrum Analysis and Independent
trouble-shooting an existing one, the program broad range of piping applications and
Support Motion
• Force Spectrum Analysis
environments. • Modal Time History Analysis
produces results that completely describe • Animation of Dynamic Response
UNIVERSAL • Missing Mass/Force Corrections
the system behavior based on user-defined ACCEPTANCE • Static/Dynamic Load Combinations
• Relief Valve Load Synthesis
variables and accepted industry guidelines. The world’s major engineering and • Data Interfaces
energy firms standardize and rely on Output
With CAESAR II, you can do more in less time CAESAR II to provide the analysis that • Customizable Reports
ensures the reliability and safety of • Graphic Review of Analytical Results
and do it more accurately. their designs for billions of dollars • Automatic Pipe Stress Isometrics
• ODBC Database Export
of capital projects and installations
worldwide. Bi-directional Links to Design
• CADWorx Plant
SUPPORT Third-party Import Links
• Third-party Import Interfaces
Experienced pipe stress analysts, • Neutral File Import
program developers and engineers
Analysis Codes and Standards
answer customers’ technical questions. • Piping
Customers continue to give high marks • Wind Loading
to CAESAR II’s reliable and timely • Seismic
• Flange Evaluation
technical support. • Equipment Loading
• Nozzle Flexibilities and Stresses
TRAINING • Extensive Material Databases

Top-notch training courses cover not

just the use of CAESAR II, but also
COADE’s approach to satisfying piping
code requirements.
Fatigue and Cumulative harmonic forces or displacements
Usage Analysis simulating mechanical and acoustic
Calculate the remaining life based on line vibrations.
material fatigue curve data and an
Shock Spectrum Analysis and
assigned number of cycles. A cumula-
Independent Support Motion
tive usage report will provide a total
Choose independent support motion
usage factor for all fatigue cases
and from a library of NRC and UBC
selected at one time.
earthquake spectra (including optional
Wave and Current Load Analysis anchor movements), or have a
Analyze piping elements that experi- ‘wizard’ help build your spectrum in
ence loading due to the effects of accordance with common building
ocean waves and currents. Various codes. The program uses standard
wave theories and current profiles response spectrum methods, and
are incorporated. you may choose from a variety of
modal and spatial summation options.
Dynamic Analysis Force Spectrum Analysis
CAESAR II guides you through the Analyze general impact loads such
specification and the acquisition of as water and steam hammer, slug
data needed for dynamic analysis. flow and relief valve discharge. The
Comprehensive Dynamic Capabilities
Dynamic analysis begins with the program includes a routine to convert
CAESAR II analyzes many different types of dynamic effects.
specifications of the dynamic input time history loads into the appropriate
data such as lumped masses, frequency response data.
imposed vibration, snubbers and
Modal Time History Analysis static loads to accurately address the Graphic Review of Analytical Results
spectrum definitions. You can use
Conduct an accurate and complete occasional load requirements of the The output graphics display can be
built-in shock spectra or define your
evaluation of the system response piping codes. used to query the results, either by
own. Accuracy can be balanced
through time when the timing of superimposing selected results on the
with efficiency through the choice of Relief Valve Load Synthesis
dynamic loads is well defined. model, viewing all associated element
either the consistent mass or lumped Calculate dynamic thrust loads and
results in a spreadsheet form on the
mass analytic model. Animation of Dynamic Response transient pressures from relief valves
graphics screen, or plotting displaced
Verify system response using the in open discharge systems.
Mode Shape and Natural Frequency shapes and animated motions. Color
Animation Module, one of CAESAR II’s coding can be used to highlight highly
Calculations Data Interfaces
most valuable tools in diagnosing stressed areas of the model.
CAESAR II calculates the natural Import results automatically from
dynamic problems. The program
modes of vibration. In many cases, hydraulic analysis packages such as
animates the results from time history Automatic Piping Stress Isometrics
operating problems can be examined Stoner’s LIQT and Sunrise Systems’
and harmonic analysis as well as Once a piping model is created
or avoided by reviewing the system’s PIPENET as response spectrum data
mode shapes. for analysis in CAESAR II, you can
natural modes of vibration, thus for dynamic analysis in CAESAR II.
produce automatic piping isometric
saving valuable time and reducing Missing Mass/Force Corrections drawings from within the program
piping system failures. Improve dynamic solution accuracy Output using Alias’ ISOGEN. In addition to the
by accounting for system high fre- basic geometry and materials data,
Harmonic Displacement and CAESAR II output reports include input
quency modal response. the drawing can be automatically
Force Analysis echo; hanger selection and individual
Evaluate the vibration response of Static/Dynamic Load Combinations load case listings of restraint loads, annotated with additional piping
a damped system to a range of Combine any number of dynamic and displacements, local forces and information such as piping materials
moments; and code-defined stresses and sizes, operating conditions and
compared with their allowable limits. restraint functions. Analysis results,
You can review all or part of this such as pipe stresses, restraint loads
information on the screen before and thermal placements, can also be
the reports are printed or sent to included in the drawing. Producing
Microsoft Word. This output review automatic isometric drawings from
speeds the design cycle by displaying within CAESAR II saves time for both
results that are useful in diagnosing engineers and designers.
piping trouble areas. ODBC Database Export
Customizable Reports Export piping model information and
If the standard set of CAESAR II output analysis results to any ODBC data-
reports is inadequate, they may be base for data review and manipulation
supplemented with user-customized outside CAESAR II. This is very useful
reports built upon easily constructed in comparing results between several
templates. All output data may be analyses or creating unique reports
placed in the reports along with and plots.
user-specified formatting and custom
headers. Using the output report
filters lets you save paper by
eliminating non-critical results from
Load Case Selections Made Easy the reports.
CAESAR II recommends analysis load cases but still provides powerful
options for complete load case customization.
System Modeling • Anchors
• Spring Hangers
CAESAR II’s ease of modeling piping • Imposed displacements
and additional supporting steel • Translational restraints
systems revolutionizes the way pipe • Rotational restraints
stress engineers approach flexibility • Snubbers
analysis. The architecture, speed and • Guides and limit stops
responsiveness of its innovative mod-
eling tools greatly reduce modeling Restraints may be modeled with a
time of typical jobs, from hours to full range of linear and non-linear
just minutes. characteristics such as user-defined
stiffness, connecting nodes (for nodal
Context Sensitive Input Screens interdependence), friction, gaps,
The program’s intuitive modeling single-directionality, bi-linear stiffness,
dialogs and menus place the most large rotation angle constraints, etc.
frequently used features up front
while the less frequently used capa- Structural Steel Modeling
bilities are just a click away. Plus, CAESAR II includes a full library of
CAESAR II allows you to build your international structural steel shapes
input screen your own way—using to make modeling structures easy.
only the fields that you want to see. Steel structures can also be imported
Steel Analysis Modeling
This ensures that you are not distract- from COADE’s CADWorx Steel to take
A full range of steel shapes are included to make the development of a
ed by complex screens or confusing advantage of the most current complete analysis model a breeze.
and redundant options. You see only boundary conditions.
what you want to see, when you
Interactive Global Editing
need to see it. Buried Pipe Modeling Interactive Error Checker
You can globally view, edit and
CAESAR II can automatically mesh a Once modeling is complete, the
Interactive Graphics manipulate elements and their data
piping system and create restraints comprehensive error checker auto-
CAESAR II’s interactive graphics allow within an element spreadsheet, ele-
which simulate soil resistance on matically reviews the input to ensure
the editing of one or more elements ment listing, or graphic environment,
buried pipe based upon user-entered that the model makes sense from a
by selecting them directly from the or using all three at once. The editing
soil conditions. “piping” perspective. Warnings and
model. Additionally, the model view functions include group block-edit
errors are synchronized with the
allows you to walk around your fully features such as element Rotate,
Static Analysis element input screen so that mistakes
rendered model. System representa- Duplicate, Mirror, Delete and Node
can be immediately addressed and
tions can be adjusted to single-line, Renumbering. CAESAR II begins the static analysis the workflow maintained.
volume or wire-frame mode for by recommending load cases
FRP (Fiberglass) Pipe Modeling
better visualization. necessary to comply with piping code Extensive Spring Hanger Options
Choose from piping codes specifically
stress requirements. Built-in default Once you specify a hanger as a
Extensive Restraint Types for fiberglass reinforced plastic pipe
load cases are suggested for most restraint, CAESAR II permits hanger
CAESAR II comes with a wide selection plus vendors’ data for modeling and
analyses but users may also create selections based on multiple thermal
of restraint types that can be used analysis.
load cases from combinations of cases, cold or hot load design, and
individually or in combination to standard or extended load ranges.
Automatic Expansion Joint Modeling basic load types or of other load
provide the most complete set of The ideal hanger can be selected
Create input for expansion joint cases as required. Existing load
boundary conditions of any analysis from numerous built-in manufacturer
assemblies with parameters extracted cases can be modified or deleted
tool on the market: catalog databases based on a
from vendor-supplied catalog as necessary.
databases. variety of proposed operating and
The combining of piping and structur- installation positions.
al models also makes it possible to
observe the effect of the non-linear Wind Load Calculations
pipe-structure interaction both Automatically apply and analyze
graphically and numerically. multiple wind load sets according to
industry specifications. In keeping
Comprehensive Load Case Options with CAESAR II’s flexibility, you can
Load cases may consist of any basic also specify your own pressure or
loadings present in the model (pres- velocity profiles.
sure, weight, thermal, displacements,
wind, uniform loads, seismic, wave Nozzle Flexibilities and Stresses
and current, cold spring, and hanger Perform nozzle load analysis based on
loads) or they may be combinations built-in nozzle flexibility estimation
of other load cases. Numerous load methods from WRC, API and PD 5500.
case options are also available to
Equipment Load Checks
control the analysis, such as stress
Perform load evaluations for steam
type (hydrotest, operating, sustained,
turbines, centrifugal pumps, centrifugal
expansion, occasional, fatigue),
compressors, closed feedwater
combination method, modulus of
heaters and air cooled exchangers.
elasticity specification, friction factor,
spring hanger behavior, etc. Flange Leakage and Stress Checks
Integrated Input Environment Evaluate flange loads using simple
Build your system using the spreadsheet, list or graphical environment leakage checks and ASME Section VIII
for easy intuitive modeling. Division 1 specifications.
gives individuals the ability to Wind Loading
develop means of data exchange • ASCE 7
from packages and systems that • User-definable pressure and
are not listed here. velocity profiles
New versions of CAESAR II work Seismic
perfectly with analysis models pro- • ASCE 7
duced using earlier versions of the • UBC
software, thus ensuring the viability of • IBC
your data from version to version. • US NRC Regulatory Guide 1.60
• Static G-Load
Analysis Codes and Flange Evaluation
Standards • ANSI B16.5
• ASME Section VIII Division 1
CAESAR II comes with the codes,
standards and databases required for Equipment Loading
many worldwide applications, so you • NEMA SM23 - Steam turbines
can begin work right away. • API 610 - Centrifugal pumps
• API 617 - Centrifugal
• B31.1 and B31.1 (1967) - Power
Clear Concise Output Results • HEI - Closed feedwater heaters
• B31.3 - Process Piping
Analytical results may be reviewed either graphically or in report form. • API 661 - Air cooled exchangers
• B31.4 - Liquids Transportation
• B31.4 - Chapter IX - Offshore Nozzle Flexibilities and Stresses
• B31.5 - Refrigeration • WRC 107
Bi-directional Links Third-party • B31.8 - Gas Transportation • WRC 297
to Design Import Links • B31.8 - Chapter VIII – Offshore • API 650
CADWorx Plant Third-party Import Interfaces • GPTC/192 – Gas Pipelines • PD 5500
CAESAR II offers a seamless link to CAESAR II provides data import • ASME Sec. III, Class 2&3 - • ASME Section VIII Division 2
CADWorx Plant, COADE’s AutoCAD- interfaces to the following third-party Nuclear Power
• British Standard 806 Extensive Material Databases
based plant design software, the only packages, and, as a result, it elimi- CAESAR II includes a comprehensive
intelligent, fully functional, bi-direction- nates time consuming data entry and • US Navy Spec. 505
• Z662 - Canadian Gas Transportation set of databases, including:
al link between CAD and pipe stress enhances the value of your existing
• Z662 Chapter 11 • Material database with
analysis. This powerful link improves plant design data.
• RCC-M Section C & D - temperature dependent allowable
accuracy by allowing engineers and • PDS French Nuclear Power stresses, modifiable by the user
designers to concurrently share • CADPIPE • Stoomwezen - Dutch • Valve and flange databases
piping models, therefore saving time • ComputerVision • BS 7159 - British Fiberglass with built-in length and weight
and money. • ISOMET Reinforced Plastic Pipe information
In addition to the piping links between • PRO-ISO • CODETI - French • Expansion joint vendor databases
CAESAR II and CADWorx, CAESAR II • PCF • TBK 5-6 - Norwegian • Spring hanger vendor databases
can also import steel structures creat- • And many more • FDBR - German • Structural Steel databases
ed in CADWorx Plant Professional or Neutral File Import • UKOOA - UK Offshore • FRP pipe property databases
CADWorx Steel. COADE publishes the full specification • IGE/TD/12 - UK Gas
of the CAESAR II neutral file standard. • Det Norske Veritas
The CAESAR II neutral file format • EN-13480

Automatic Stress Isometrics Bi-directional interface to CADWorx Plant

CAESAR II creates ISOGEN-based annotated stress isometrics easily Seamless data sharing between CADWorx Plant and CAESAR II allows
and quickly. engineers and designers to work concurrently.
CAESAR II does what no other pipe stress
solution does. It provides power and ease, all in
a universally accepted package that continues
to lead the field.

System Requirements:
• 2 GHz Intel Pentium processor (or equivalent)
or better
• Microsoft Windows (2000, XP Pro or higher)
Operating System
• Microsoft Internet Explorer (6.0 or later)
• 512 MB RAM (recommended)
• 1280 x 1024 graphics resolution or better
• 128+ MB of video RAM

CAESAR II Licenses:
All software licenses provide the following
as standard:
• Complete CAESAR II program
• One complete set of program manuals (online)
• Online technical newsletter
• Phone, fax, web site and e-mail access
for technical support

Full License provides:

• Perpetual single license with no limit
on the amount or duration of use
• One full year of automatic upgrades
from date of purchase
• Eligibility for annual extensions of
automatic upgrades
• Eligibility for discounts on additional
Full License purchases

Monthly Lease provides:

• Full License copy on a monthly rental basis
• Option to apply first month lease when
converting to a Full License purchase

Limited Run provides:

• Complete program for limited number of
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