Piping Systems Design

Shaw’s distinctive engineering and design capabilities and expertise enable us to provide value-added services when developing piping systems. Using state-of-the-art plant design management software, our engineers and clients work together to develop the piping system design. Clients benefit from our ability to optimize the system’s design to achieve a higher quality product.

Shaw performs many engineering and plant design functions, including the following:

  • Pipe sizing and wall thickness calculations
  • Pipe material selection
  • Detail pipe design, layout and routing based on the client’s process and instrumentation diagrams and equipment arrangement drawings
  • Piping stress analysis for all load cases and modes of operation
  • Design of special piping and other components
  • Finite element and thermal gradient analysis
  • Selection, design and detail of pipe hangers and supports, complete with supplementary steel requirements