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WHRU Header Fatigue Assessment

Clyde Bergemann Australia (MODEC – Brazil) Clyde Bergemann Australia required fatigue assessment of a waste heat recovery unit (WHRU) header for MODEC. Avesta Consulting performed a thermal-structural analysis and fatigue life assessment of the WHRU inlet and outlet headers to verify strength and fatigue life of the header shells, encirclement

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Elevated Slab Vibration Assessment

ADG Engineers (Vue Robina – Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia) ADG Engineers required vibration assessment of an elevated slab structure for the Vue Robina Stadium Village development project. The elevated slab structure was supported by multiple columns and subject to dynamic vehicle loads resulting from adjacent roadways suspended from the slab

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PPB Silencer-WI Design Verification

IAC Acoustics (Austal Ships – Henderson, Western Australia, Australia) IAC Acoustics required structural assessment and design verification of a main engine silencer and water injector (WI) for the Pacific Patrol Boat (PPB) project (Austal Ships). Avesta Consulting provided an assessment to verify structural integrity of the silencer and water injector

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Pipe Rack & Skid Frame Structural Assessment

Refrigeration Engineering International (Sonker Basin 3 Liquid Bulk Terminal Project – Ain Sokhna Port, Egypt) Refrigeration Engineering International required structural assessment and foundation design of a pipe rack, refrigeration skids and off-skid pipe supports for the Sonker Basin 3 Liquid Bulk Terminal project. Avesta Consulting completed a structural assessment of

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300 t Steel Ladle Base Design

BlueScope Steel (Port Kembla, New South Wales, Australia) BlueScope Steel required thermal-structural assessment of a proposed base design modification for a 300 t steel transfer ladle. The existing ladles were subjected to repeated fatigue cracking and were to be modified with a new base design to alleviate base stiffener stress

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Cyclone Throat Refractory Assessment

Shinagawa Refractories Australasia (Ma’aden Alumina Calcination Project – Ma’aden, Saudi Arabia) Shinagawa Refractories Australasia required thermal-structural assessment of a proposed recycling cyclone throat refractory lining for the Ma’aden Alumina calcination project. The existing throat lining was to be replaced with a modified design of increased thickness, and required structural assessment

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Dredger Design Modification

Nebo Project Engineers (Boral – Dunmore, New South Wales, Australia) Nebo Project Engineers required design review, structural assessment and design modification of a dredger boom for Boral (Dunmore Quarry). Avesta Consulting reviewed the existing design and engineering report and performed additional structural assessment to validate boom loads, confirm structural integrity

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Water Dropout Tank Design Verification

Nebo Project Engineers (South32 Illawarra Coal – New South Wales, Australia) Nebo Project Engineers required structural assessment and design verification of a water dropout tank for the Appin GDP Stage 3 Upgrade (South32 Illawarra Coal). In order to register the tank design with SafeWork NSW (Registration of Plant Design), Avesta

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Turbine Isolation Door Design

Wave Swell Energy (UniWave200 Wave Energy Converter – King Island, Tasmania, Australia) Wave Swell Energy required concept development, preliminary design, structural assessment and component selection for an isolation shut off door for the proposed UniWave200 oscillating water column (OWC) wave energy converter. The shut off door was required to cover

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ME Exhaust Structural Assessment

IAC Acoustics (Incat – Hobart, Tasmania, Australia) IAC Acoustics required thermal-structural analysis of an ME exhaust system for a high-speed ferry (Incat). Avesta Consulting assessed the primary and secondary exhaust silencer and ducting configuration to verify structural integrity of the exhaust system in accordance with relevant standard requirements considering in-service

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