Piping Noise and Vibration Troubleshooting

Typical Problem Areas

  • Compressor piping noise
  • Vent noise
  • Valve noise
  • Acoustic induced fatigue in pressure letdown systems
  • Flow induced vibration
  • Two-phase flow slugging
  • Pulsation induced vibration in reciprocating pump and compressor piping
  • Acoustic and structural resonance
  • Waterhammer

Our Expertise

SVT's strengths in the piping domain derive from our underlying technical capabilities in acoustics and vibration. This expertise is combined with hundreds of engagements, investigating and resolving piping noise and vibration problems, to deliver you practical advice.

Services include:

  • Predictive modelling
  • Field measurements
  • Industrial and environmental noise regulation assessment
  • Piping vibration acceptability criteria
  • Noise prediction of pressure reducing devices (valves, orifices etc)
  • Flow induced vibration analysis
  • Noise, vibration and dynamic pressure surveys
  • Acoustic Induced Vibration (AIV) analysis
  • Strain gauging
  • Slugging assessmentOperating deflection shape modal analysis
  • Forced vibration analysis using the finite element method
  • Advanced acoustic modelling
  • Pulsation simulation modelling
  • Waterhammer analysis