Engineering analysis and computer-aided design


Pipe Stress Analysis and Design Software


Start-Prof evaluates the piping stress from pipe thermal expansion and other loads including seismic, pipe support loads according to Russian, ASME, Chinese and other codes. Start-Prof developed since 1965 and operated since 1969. Today Start Prof is the most popular pipe stress analysis software in Russia and CIS countries. It has become a pipe stress analysis de facto standard for process and power piping, gas and oil transportation systems, and district heating piping systems and hot water piping in Russia and CIS countries.

Start-Prof is used by 1500 companies in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, China, Japan, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Serbia, Finland, Germany, Italy, France, United Kingdom, and South Korea. Start Prof is widely used by major plants and design companies in chemical, oil & gas, power, metallurgy and other industries.

Start-Prof successfully used in many industries:

Power and Heating Supply Industries
Oil and Gas Industry, Oil and Gas Refining, Petrochemistry
Other Industries

Start Prof has a Russian, English and Chinese user interface, user guide, and help system. Due to ongoing feedback from a lot of users, cross-testing with other software, quality assurance system, it is well verified.

Every new version passes quality assurance testing with hundreds of special verification models.


The following piping types are covered:

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