Design of pressure containment structures

  • Predimensionning
  • Drawing of prestressing cables
  • 3D finite element modeling of containment structures
  • Pumps and vibrating machines


Detailed Analysis of pressure containment structures

  • Analysis and justification of the prestressing cables
  • Calculation of steel reinforcement
  • Determination of ultimate pressures and failure modes
  • Definition of a instrumentation system and of preventing measures in case of failure
  • Control and verification of construction process (guidelines related to the prestressing process, testing of friction forced and application of prestressing)


Life-cycle inspection of pressure containment structures

  • Strength testing
  • Interpretation of data from instrumentation
  • Simulation of the long-term behavior of containment structures


Small-scale 3D model of containment systems


Standardization and Normalization in Nuclear Civil Enginnering