Intergraph® PV Elite® 2017 Boosts Productivity for Pressure Vessel and Heat Exchanger Design23 December 2016
Intergraph® Process, Power & Marine, part of Hexagon and the world’s leading provider of enterprise engineering software to the process, power and marine industries, announces the launch of PV Elite 2017, the newest version of its complete solution for vessel and heat exchanger design, analysis and evaluation used by engineers, designers, estimators, fabricators and inspectors.
PV Elite 2017 provides a number of productivity enhancements, new codes and code updates, enhanced analysis and output generation and reports. Productivity enhancements to PV Elite will help vessel designers get the job done faster. For example, they can take advantage of Undo/Redo functionality. With the News Feed, users can instantly access the latest product release news, webinars and social networking opportunities.
PV Elite now enables vessel designers to easily create and use custom data with Microsoft® Excel®. They can share common data with other PV Elite users to increase productivity. Nozzle loadings, saddle dimensions and more can be read directly from Excel. New codes and code updates are included in the latest release, including the European seismic code EN 1998-1:2004 and IS 875 2015 wind code.
“We are dedicated to improving our users’ workflows by continuing to enhance our software,” said Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions President Rick Allen. “PV Elite 2017 reflects our commitment to provide the best analysis solutions for our customers around the world.” PV Elite offers enhanced analysis, including additional ASME Section VIII Division 2 calculations. This includes half pipe jackets, large central openings in flat heads, jacketed vessels and heat exchanger tubesheet calculations.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 & Infrastructure Global Market Research Study Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2020.”
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