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Engineering Fitness-For-Service

Assessment Software

Features and benefits

A wide range of assessment types for different damage mechanisms
affecting critical equipment
Calculation of critical flaw dimensions, safe continued operating loads
to applicable international standards
Assessment management based on equipment with possible multiple
assessments for each piece of equipment
Allows the determination of limiting conditions for design, operation
and life extension of the assessed component
High quality output (hardcopy and PDF) for integrating into your final
reports without any further effort
Choice of SI and US units
Current revision assessment types available:
o ASME allowable stresses
o ASME minimum thickness (API RP 579)
o Blisters (API RP 579 Section 7)
o Susceptibility to brittle fracture (API RP 579 Section 3)
o Crack-like flaws (API RP 579 Section 9)
o Creep rupture (API 530)
o Fatigue of welded joints (BS 7608)
o General metal loss (API RP 579 Section 4)
o Laminations (API RP 579 Section 7)
o Local metal loss (API RP 579 Section 4 & 5)
o Local metal loss (BS 7910)
o Local metal loss (ASME B31.G)
o Pitting (API RP 579 Section 6)
o Shell distortion (API RP 579 Section 8)
o Weld misalignment (API RP 579 Section 8)
Decision-support software designed to assist engineers in
evaluating the integrity of pipework, pipelines, pressure equipment
and high temperature structures

All assessments are rigorous applications of a selection of the most
widely used and relevant FFS standards or procedures from API,
ASME and BSI (e.g. API RP 579:2000, BS 7910, BS 7608, API 530,

International FFS software for inspectors, materials and corrosion,
plant engineers responsible for in-service integrity assessment

Leading software developed by TWI integrity specialists
ENGFit is a TWI software product


The fitness-for-service (FFS) concept is an
accepted practice throughout the engineering
community. The assessment procedures are
routinely applied in a range of industries

Pressure vessels and pipework
Pipelines on and offshore
Offshore structures
Storage tanks
Other structural components

ENGFit Training Workshop 1 day training
workshop intended for engineering staff involved in
fitness-for-service assessment.
Fitness-For-Service (FFS) Assessment, based
on API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 2007
This three-day course covers Level 1 (for plant
inspectors) and Level 2 (for engineers) FFS
assessments, in accordance with the latest edition
of API 579, now issued as a joint API/ASME
document, API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 2007.
Download ENGFit
ENGFit is available to download for an annual fee
of 495 per user. To download your copy, go to

Minimum specification

Pentium PIII, 256MB RAM, screen
resolution 800 x 600, 50MB free disk space

Recommended specification

Pentium 4, 512MB RAM, screen resolution
1024 x 768, 50MB free disk space
TWI Software
Granta Park, Great Abington
Cambridge CB21 6AL, UK

Tel: + 44 (0) 1223 899000
Fax: + 44 (0) 1223 892588
Local metal loss assessment (API RP 579 Section 4 & 5)
Pitting assessment (API RP 579 Section 6)

Generated report from pitting assessment