BOSfluids 7.0: Support for building 2-D piping models

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The ability to work with 3-D piping models has always been one of the fundam ental features of BOSfluids. This not only sets BOSfluids apart from similar software, but also makes it possible to obtain more accurate results, especially if the flow conditions of interest are affected by the geometry of the piping system. On […]

Paper: Well integrity of Fiberglass Casings in Geothermal Well Designs

Two of the key challenges currently encountered in operating geothermal wells using conventional steel casings are corrosion and scaling. These problems significantly reduce the lifespan of the steel casing systems, causing wellbore integrity issues, which could lead to major environmental contamination. Moreover, the corrosion leads to surface degradation of the casing, causing excessive pressure losses. […]

BOSpulse 5.0: Improved model building user interface

The upcoming BOSpulse release, version 5.0, comes with a new set up of the first two top-level tab pages in the user interface. This change improves the distinction between the actions that operate on the main model and those that operate on a sub-scenario. This change makes it possible to skip the Scenarios tab page […]

Upcoming BOSfluids release offers a steady state license option

BOSfluids is mostly known and used for transient flow analyses. However, it also provides a robust, fast and accurate steady state flow solver that can handle systems filled with liquids or gases. The upcoming BOSfluids 7.0 will offer a steady state license option that makes BOSfluids a very capable and cost-effective solution for the analysis […]

BOSpulse: (Preview) New support for end caps

The upcoming version of BOSpulse will offer a new Cap node type with which you can more accurately model Pressure Suppression Devices (PSDs) and therefore perform more accurate API 618 and API 674 analyses. Modeling the acoustic length and volume of the piping system is of great importance for an API 618 or API 674 […]

BOSfluids: Two-phase flood and drain analyses

When an empty, or gas filled, piping system is rapidly filled with a liquid, then significant forces can be exerted by the liquid on the system, especially when the liquid hits a significant flow restriction or the end point of a pipeline section. Indeed, there have been multiple incidents involving firewater systems in which these […]

BOSpulse support added to CSiPlant

BOSpulse support has been added to CSiPlant. As of version 7, CSiPlant is able to import the harmonic, pressure- induced forces calculated by BOSpulse. This means that you can use CSiPlant, and its non-linear transient capabilities, to assess the structural response of piping systems that are subjected to pressure pulsations resulting from reciprocating pumps and […]

FEPipe Essentials Training Course

Dynaflow Research Group has released a new online course: FEPipe Essentials. The objective of this course is to give FEPipe users a strong understanding of performing ASME VIII-2 “Design by Analysis” calculations using FEPipe and the many capabilities of the software. The course consists of 7 online modules based on video lectures, software tutorials and […]

Coupled Thermodynamic BOSfluids-Jive Simulations

BOSfluids Thermodynamic Module BOSfluids is known for its steady state, quasi steady state and transient flow solvers and the more recent interface to the structural solver of ANSYS. Recently the steady state solver of BOSfluids has been extended with a thermodynamic module. That is, given thermal boundary conditions, BOSfluids calculates the temperature profile within the […]