Archon provides quality engineers to work on location for special projects. Archon has staffed as many as 27 employees at a site. Archon currently has employees working on the first new nuclear construction project in 30 years, at the URENCO USA Uranium Enrichment Facility near Eunice, New Mexico. These personnel are currently serving as on-site Building Design Support (PE Capacity), Building Design Leads, Project Coordinators and Owner Acceptance Review experts. Archon also currently provides on-site staff augmentation at an operating nuclear power plant, providing services in scheduling as well as engineering support.
Nuclear Power Plants:
Pipe stress analysis (including seismic analysis) of process piping systems and evaluation of piping support loads.
Heat transfer analysis of various plant components
Minimum wall thickness evaluations of eroded/corroded piping
Finite element analysis of various components (valves, tanks, etc.)
Platform design and structural analysis
Seismic Analysis of HVAC ductwork and supports
Analysis of Concrete and Rebar structures
Transformer foundation analysis
Develop/Maintain engineering computer software for post-pour installation items such as core drills, anchor bolts and grouting
Non-Nuclear Power Plants:
Fossil plant platform designs for heater replacement projects
Analysis of structures for rigging heavy loads
Stress analysis of process piping
Review of plant systems for compliance with ANSI B31.1
Hollywood Special Effects:
Finite Element Analysis, Structural Analysis and custom software development to support special effects for the following released movies:
Master and Commander
War of the Worlds
Mission Impossible III
Indiana Jones IV
Other Clients (Valve Vendors, Naval Architects, Local Building Architects, etc.):
Seismic Analysis for commercial dedication of valves
Finite Element Analysis of structural components of ships
Design, analysis and evaluation of building beams, columns, footings and foundations.
Structural Analysis of commercial evaporator systems and tanks.
Archon has extensive engineering software design experience and can create custom programs for specific needs of clients.
Archon performs structural home and commercial inspections focusing on foundation settlement related issues. In the event of a structural concern we can often provide an economical engineered solution. We provide expertise regarding structural issues required for HUD-FHA Loan Approval, other Lending Institution Requirements, and Owner/Realtor/Buyer Concerns.