AFT Announces Platinum Pipe Award Winners

Dec. 18, 2020
Each year, the award recognizes excellence in piping and ducting system modeling using AFT software.

Applied Flow Technology announces the results of the 2021 Platinum Pipe Award. Each year, the AFT award recognizes excellence in piping and ducting system modeling using AFT software. Customers who use AFT Fathom, AFT Arrow or AFT Impulse can enter projects.

Each winner receives a $500 Amazon gift card, $2,000 in software credit for their company and physical awards to display. One honorable mention entry is recognized with a $100 gift card.

While the Platinum Pipe Award contest has closed for this year, any AFT user can prepare to enter the contest next year and submit a project before October 31, 2021.

This year’s winners are:

Most Interesting Model:

Tejas Ambre & Dr. S. Bharath, Vertex Piping Engineers Pvt. Ltd. 

Project: Thermo-hydraulic Analysis of Experimental Helium Cooling Loop for Lead Lithium Cooled Ceramic Breeder Using AFT Arrow

Test/Field Data Correlation:

Swapnil Paingankar and Mohammed Ilyas Mullani, Ingenero Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.

Project: Root Cause Analysis and Mitigation Using AFT Impulse for Loading Line Vibrations at Petrochemical Plant Storage Tanks

Operational Benefits & Sustainability:

Michael Arthur, Hydrus Works, LLC

Project: Optimized Stormwater Drainage at a Gulf Coast Refinery Using AFT Fathom

Honorable Mention, Operational Benefits & Sustainability:

Professor Ricardo Pontes, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)

Project: Optimal Synthesis of Cooling Water Pumping and Distribution Systems Using AFT Fathom

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