Intergraph has released PV Elite 2013 with enhancements that increase productivity and streamline vessel and exchanger design and analysis, the company says. The solution provides vessel code updates including the PD 5500 2012 Edition, the Tubular Exchanger Manufacturers Association (TEMA) 9th Edition, and the Australia/New Zealand (AS/NZ) 2011 wind code.
Productivity enhancements include a new ribbon-style user interface, improved and faster calculation and output capabilities, a completely new CodeCalc modern-style application for component analysis, and enhanced graphics. New analysis features include integrated API 579 Part 4 for analyzing general metal loss, ASME VIII-1 material data for 1943 through 1974, PD 5500 jacket and limpet coil analysis codes, several new European Standard EN 13445 analysis capabilities, the European nozzle load table, the Japanese wind code, the Indian earthquake code, and numerous other analysis codes and tools for global applications.
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