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  • SIXENSE Necs as new SOFiSTiK Sales Partner in France

    SIXENSE Necs as new SOFiSTiK Sales Partner in France

    Starting on March 2017, SIXENSE Necs is an official reseller of SOFiSTiK FEA, CAD and BIM product line on the french market.

    Categories :    Design

    Dolphin advances structural analysis

    Dolphin advances structural analysis

    Dampier Salt Limited's salt export berth at Mistaken Island - Austraia

    Assessemnt of the capacity and identification of the critical elements of seven 43 years old Dolphins by elaboration a detailed three dimensional finite element modeling. Sensitivity linear and non linear computations based on different scenarios of deteriorated materials and failed components: piles corroded, tendons partially or fully corroded, etc.

    Categories :    Assessment / Retrofitting

    Study of vertical cylindrical tanks under seismic loads

    Study of vertical cylindrical tanks under seismic loads

    Dimensioning and assessement of the minimal acceptable thinknesses based on both analytical and numerical approaches

    Check of the existing tanks design based on an analytical calculation, and 3D finite elements modeling with a numerical non linear calculation taking into account the fluid-structure interaction in order to determine the minimal acceptable thickenesse of the tanks

    Categories :    Earthquake : Industrial

    Seismic study of industrial piping

    Seismic study of industrial piping

    Site of Vern-sur-Seiche, France (ANTARGAZ)

    Seismic study in the context of the 04/10/2010 Ministerial Order regarding classified industrial plants. Expertise and diagnosis of the seismic behavior of 5 pipe lines connecting a gaz tank to a truck filling and unloading zone

    Categories :    Earthquake : Industrial    ·   Assessment / Retrofitting

    Detailed pre-project studies

    Detailed pre-project studies

    Extension of the fuel building (BK) at the site of Bugey

    Check of the feasibility of the proposed design for the BK building extension, with seismic justification of the building and its extension at higher levels of earthquake than those chosen for the initial design.

    Categories :    Design    ·   Earthquake : Nuclear
  • Project management (preliminary outline, project design, tender documents)

    Project management (preliminary outline, project design, tender documents)

    Design of a room with a blowhole panel

    Reinforced concrete structure with 29mx 12m dimensions at ground level, and 11m of height, made of a large blast-proof door on one side and a blowhole panel on the other side.

    Categories :    Design    ·   Pyrotechnics / Blast

    Studies of blast-proof doors

    Studies of blast-proof doors

    Justification of the non-missile phenomenon of the door under a blast event

    Check by simplified numerical approach, linear numerical approach, and non-linear time-history approach ; and assessment of pressure leaks under blast load

    Categories :    Pyrotechnics / Blast

    Design against blast load

    Design against blast load

    Design of a propane tanks storage facility

    Pressure calculations according to the UFC 3-340-02 methodology and design of the reinforced concrete strucure made of 4 storage cells

    Categories :    Pyrotechnics / Blast    ·   Design

    External blast risks

    External blast risks

    INB 50 (basic nuclear facility) safety reassessment

    Study of buildings behavior under blast load

    Categories :    Pyrotechnics / Blast    ·   Assessment / Retrofitting

    Expertise - Risks of external blast

    Expertise - Risks of external blast

    Pôle Fiduciaire Francilien of Banque de France

    Expertise of the structures conception and design regarding external blast risks

    Categories :    Pyrotechnics / Blast    ·   Design
  • Mechanical studies in the context of a CSTB's certification

    Mechanical studies in the context of a CSTB's certification

    Heating and cooling floor system

    Check of the mechanical strength of the heating/cooling floor system, made up of insulating material, concrete screed and lining

    Categories :    Certification consulting

    Feasibility studies

    Feasibility studies

    Concrete of hemp interlocking blocks (Baumer process)

    Feasibility studies for individual housing construction in seismic situation

    Categories :    Certification consulting

    Numerical modeling, calculations and design for the obtention of CSTB's certification

    Numerical modeling, calculations and design for the obtention of CSTB's certification

    Plakagroup/Schock thermal breaker

    Modeling of the thermo-mechanical behavior of a thermal breaker equipped building, under gravity and thermal loadings. Design, finite element calculations and study report.

    Categories :    Certification consulting

    Seismic assessment of an underground gaz tank

    Seismic assessment of an underground gaz tank

    Mâcon gaz filling plant (STOGAZ)

    Seismic study in the context of the 04/10/2010 Ministerial Order regarding classified industrial plants. Assessment of the buried steel tank, the reinforced concrete structure, foundation piles and soil. Suggestions of optimization solutions.

    Categories :    Earthquake : Industrial

    Technical support and studies for the obtention of CSTB's certification

    Technical support and studies for the obtention of CSTB's certification

    GBE system (Beaumont - Lafarge)

    Technical support in order to obtain the CSTB's certification for GBE innovation : construction of a double sandwich wall made of two reinforced concrete layers simulteanously cast in situ with an interposed insulating material in between. Structural design of the GBE system : seismic, thermal, gravitationnal and climatic loadings.

    Categories :    Certification consulting
  • Seismic assessment and retrofitting of a public building

    Seismic assessment and retrofitting of a public building

    Former gendarmerie of Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe, French Caribbean)

    Seismic study of the two buildings of the former gendarmerie of Basse-Terre. Reinforced concrete structure : seismic assessment, feasibility study of the rehabilitation project, retrofitting solutions, and final calculation check.

    Categories :    Earthquake : Civil    ·   Assessment / Retrofitting

    Seismic assessment and retrofitting of a public building

    Seismic assessment and retrofitting of a public building

    Aquathermal center of Eaux-Bonnes, France

    Seismic study of the existing structure of the rehabilitation project of the aquathermal center of Eaux-Bonnes, France. Mixed structure : reinforced concrete and stone masonry for the existing, timber for the expansion. Seismic assessment, retrofitting solutions, and final calculation check.

    Categories :    Earthquake : Civil    ·   Assessment / Retrofitting

    Seismic assessment and retrofitting of reinforced concrete industrial structure

    Seismic assessment and retrofitting of reinforced concrete industrial structure

    Building 59 - CEA Marcoule

    Seismic study of the building 59 of CEA Marcoule in the context of the 04/10/2010 Ministerial Order regarding classified industrial plants. Assessment of the existing reinforced concrete structure and retrofitting suggestions.

    Categories :    Earthquake : Industrial    ·   Assessment / Retrofitting

    Seismic assessment and retrofitting of an industrial structure

    Seismic assessment and retrofitting of an industrial structure

    BERNER storage plateform

    Seismic study of the BERNER storage plateform in the context of the 04/10/2010 Ministerial Order regarding classified industrial plants. Assessment of the existing structures and retrofitting suggestions.

    Categories :    Earthquake : Industrial    ·   Assessment / Retrofitting