Updated Software for Design and Analysis
COADE has announced the release of PVElite 2009, the company’s software for pressure vessel and heat exchanger design and analysis. Code updates include ASME Section VIII Div. 2 2007 A-08 and its databases, the ASME Code 2008 updates and British and EN code material updates. Also included are ASME VIII-1 Appendices 1-10 and 1-9 and improved ASME Division 1 Nozzle MAWP calculations. New Chinese structural steel capabilities have also been added.
New productivity features in PVElite 2009 include the modeling of round, circular and square vessel clips for different loads and the ability to use ANSI flanges for heat exchanger analysis. This latest edition also adds a flange design option, new MDMT calculation configurations, support lug analysis for hydrotest cases and updated 3-D graphics.