Complete solution for vessel and heat exchanger design, analysis and evaluation includes new modeling capabilities and numerous other productivity enhancements
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 9, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — Intergraph® has released PV Elite® 2015, the most advanced version of the complete solution for vessel and heat exchanger design, analysis and evaluation that includes a new 3D PDF modeler, plus Intergraph CodeCalc™ improvements and pressure vessel code and calculation updates. The latest release of PV Elite also adds configuration options, improved analysis capabilities and many other productivity enhancements.
Favored by owner operators and engineering firms worldwide, PV Elite is compliant with American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Section VIII Divisions 1 and 2, PD 5500, EN 13445 and API 579, providing an inclusive set of international code rules and region-specific content combined with robust data collection tools. This allows engineers and designers to create vessel and heat exchanger designs quickly and accurately for projects of varying scopes and sites.
PV Elite has important equations built in to help users meet inspection requirements and graphical inputs make it easy to create, update and manipulate analysis models. It also includes bi-directional links to CADWorx® Plant Professional and PV Fabricator® for information-sharing throughout the project.
Patrick Holcomb, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine's executive vice president of global business development and marketing, said, "Intergraph continues to add new functionality to meet the requests of our customers. PV Elite users are designing equipment for the most extreme uses and are able to do so more quickly, accurately and profitably by using Intergraph solutions."
Rick Allen, president of Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions, said, "Users have a lot to look forward to with this latest release of PV Elite, especially the addition of a 3D PDF modeler, which allows for easily-shareable and dynamic visual representation of vessels, as well as enhanced output presentation. This visibility allows others to easily see the results and make comments and changes earlier, which enables higher-quality deliverables."
For more information about PV Elite, visit www.intergraph.com/products/ppm/pvelite.
Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions products allow design and engineering to share relevant information seamlessly, thereby maintaining accuracy and improving efficiency. These include CADWorx Plant Design Suite, for AutoCAD®-based intelligent plant design modeling, process schematics and automatic production of plant design deliverables; CADWorx DraftPro®, a free solution for intelligent 2D design and layout; CAESAR II®, the world's most widely used pipe stress analysis software; PV Elite®, for vessel and exchanger design and analysis; TANK™, for the design and analysis of oil storage tanks; GT STRUDL®, one of the most trusted, adaptable and fully-integrated structural analysis solutions in the world; and Visual Vessel Design, a comprehensive pressure vessel, shell and tube exchanger, and boiler design and analysis software with a strong emphasis on European codes and standards. For information on Intergraph CAS, visit www.coade.com.
Information on Intergraph's analysis solutions can be found at www.intergraph.com/ppm/analysis.
Intergraph Technical User Forum (TUF) LinkedIn groups provide an online discussion forum for year-round networking between users. To learn more about PV Elite and network with other Intergraph users, visit www.intergraph.com/go/tuf.
The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering solutions for plant design (process, power and marine), according to its "Engineering Design Tools for Plants and Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2018."
Intergraph helps the world work smarter. The company's software and solutions improve the lives of millions of people through better facilities, safer communities and more reliable operations.
Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) is the world's leading provider of enterprise engineering software enabling smarter design and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) is the leader in smart solutions for emergency response, utilities, transportation and other global challenges. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.
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Jerry Felts, Communications Manager, PP&M