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Plant Design System (PDS) Stress Analysis Interface (PD_Stress)

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This table is used to determine an endprep code to insert in the neutral file given a generic termination type from the model database. The format of an entry in this table is:

GENTYP, TEXT

where:

GENTYP

generic termination type for an end prep (Refer to CL330, CP Type/Termination/Preparation (999).)

TEXT

two character max string identifying the end prep. This text string should be identifiable by the stress analysis software.

Sample End Preparation Table

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!NOTE: 2 character maximum for end prep.
0, BW !default
20, WN !flange
80, LJ !lap joint
300, BW !butt weld, as welded
310, FL !butt weld, flush
390, PL !plain end
420, SO !socket fitting
440, SP !screwed pipe joint
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