Engineering Tools

Machinery & Drilling Systems – Basic Software

Carrier HAP -HVAC calculation software
Fluid Flow V3 -Pressure Drop, velocities, heat exchange
PowerTools for Windows - Short circuit, voltage drop, motor start simulations, power flow
Autoplant P&ID - P&ID generation, lists (database)
AutoCad - for any 2D drawing
PDMS - Piping & equipment, escape ways, ductwork and trays, soft volumes, produces 2D drawings as required

Structural analysis Software Sesam

 DNV software design package purpose made for finite element analysis, marin applications
 FE-Pre-processors
 Structural analysis and hydrodynamic analysis
 Post-processing

Non-linear structural analysis

Solvia - (Blast, collision etc)

Structural analysis software

Staad-pro, 3-D Beam, Beam element analysis
Genie (DNV software) Beam and shell element analysis

Weight Control/Weight Management

MON - Weight and equipment database with input from Excel

Stability

Autoship/(Model maker)/Autohydro
NVwind - Windloads according to the ABS method

Hydrodynamics

WADAM - 3 dimensional difraction program (motions, air-gap, accelerations)
POSTRESP – Results from WADAM and SESAM

Mooring

MIMOSA - Mooring system analysis in the frequency domain
CASH - Time domain analysis of fully coupled vessel (platform/moorings/risers)
CASHFD - Frequency domain version of CASH
Gmoor_Opt - Mooring optimisation program
DPcalc - Static analysis of dynamically positioned vessel in 3 degr. of freedom (surge/sway/yaw)

Riser Analysis

ORCAFLEX – Time domain riser analysis program

PDMS

GVA can provide PDMS design and administrative services either on global in-house basis or at the client’s location. Our owner KBR is by global measures a very large user of PDMS and can also provide services through GVA.