3-D Plant Design Software Includes Piping Improvements and Enhanced Integration

Sept. 18, 2013
Enhancements include integration with mechanical CAD systems.

Aveva has enhanced its 3-D plant design software product Aveva PDMS. New functionality within the piping discipline may increase the productivity of detailed design and documentation for tapping, boss and similar connections. The piping discipline also benefits from new pipe fabrication capabilities, which extend the scope of PDMS into the fabrication process.

The integration enhancements include:

  • Improvements to Aveva Schematic 3D Integrator, making it easier to build from, compare against and work between P&IDs and 3-D pipe design within PDMS
  • Integration with mechanical CAD systems that delivers enhanced performance for PDMS models containing imported mechanical equipment
  • Integration between PDMS and AVEVA Bocad Steel, making it faster to integrate structural design and fabrication

With this new release, customers are also offered a wider choice of deployment options. PDMS is supported as Citrix ready for the first time. This gives customers more flexibility in the way they configure and control projects and can be combined with the use of Aveva Global technology on a single project.