Design Examination

Design Examination Services

TÜV NORD’s Engineering Verification Group (EVG) is presently one of the leading design examination service provider for the mechanical engineering sector, with enhanced expertise in pressure equipment / component design verification.

EVG’s competencies are derived from a tradition established in Germany around 140 years ago. Our special concern has always been and one that still continues to remain is the constant improvement of our work ethics, processes and quality mechanisms to ensure protection of people, property and environment from the hazards and detrimental effects of technology.

Personnel & quality system at EVG are rigorously scrutinized and continuously monitored by our parent company in Germany to ensure that only the highest level of service is delivered to our patrons.

Design by Analysis Verification

EVG engineers have in-house expertise to perform simulation for all components of critical pressure equipment such as multi-wall reactor vessels, irregular shaped pressure vessels, large openings on vessels with pressure + external loadings, etc using commercial Finite Element Analysis solvers and in-house computer software DIMY developed by TÜV NORD, Germany EVG engineers routinely perform design by analysis simulations to a variety of international codes & standards such as:

  • AD2000 Markblatter
  • ASME Section III
  • ASME Section VIII, Div.2 & Div.3
  • PD 5500
  • EN13445
  • TEMA

Special Analysis Services

EVG engineers can offer their expertise in specialized stress analysis simulations for your particular application. Some examples of specialized analysis performed by us in the past:

  • Elastic / Plastic Analysis for Tubsheets
  • Linear Elastic Analysis at Nozzle Openings
  • Non-Linear Elastic / Plastic Analysis at Nozzle Opening with External Loads
  • Multiple Openings on Reactor Heads
  • Multi-Wall Pressure Vessel Shells
  • Boiler Stay Plates
  • Isotropic Shell Bucking under Compressive Loads

Verification services for statutory compliance

EGV Design examiners are authorized by various statutory authorities to perform design examination for compliance with numerous national as well as international Pressure Equipment regulations such as:

  • The static & Mobile pressure vessel (Unfired) Rules 1981-India
  • Gas Cylinder Rules 2004-India
  • Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23/EC-Europe
  • Algerian Executive Decree No 90-245
  • Algerian Executive Decree No 90-246
  • Factories & Machinery (Steam Boiler and Unfired Pressure Vessels) Regulations 1970-Malaysia

Examination Services for Code Compliance

EGV offer design examination services for compliance of pressure equipment to the following national as well as international design code:

  • AD 2000 Merkblatter
  • TRD (German Boiler Regulations)
  • TRB (German Vessel Regulations)
  • PD / BS 5500
  • EN 12952
  • EN 12953
  • EN 13445
  • BS 2790
  • ASME Section I
  • ASME Section Div. I & Div. II
  • ASME B 31.1 & B. 31.3
  • IS 2825

Our know-how for your success

TÜV NORD is a well-established and reliable partner for inspection and certification services. Our experts and auditors have extensive knowledge based on experience and are generally permanently employed by TÜV NORD. This guarantees independence and neutrality, and also means we can offer continuity in supporting our clients. The benefit to you is clear: our experts accompany and support the development of your products and provide you with objective feedback.

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