Monthly Archives: January 2014

What’s New in TANK 2014 Software

The following enhancements were made to TANK software for this release:

Code Updates and Analysis Changes

Updated the software for API 650, 12th Edition (Errata, July 2013).

• Updated the software for API 2000, 6th Edition (November 2009).

• Updated the software for API 653, 4th Edition (November 2013).

• Revised Supported Cone Roof Data to include a Structural Database input, which is separate from the tank-specified database input.

• Revised the software to store the Reload Last File at Startup configuration setting in the registry settings.

Graphics Features

Updated the graphics model to include a new 3D View.

Tank 2014

Productivity Enhancements

Added a new Check for Update option for software updates.

• Completed various UI updates to improve usability.

• Updated the Help with information for all enhancements and previous software revisions.

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Intergraph PV Elite Webinar : What’s new in ASME Code Section VIII(Divisions 1, 2 & Section II Part D)2013

Dear Customer / Prospect,

This webinar will discuss the latest  code changes that will be mandatory in January 2014. Download this webinar and learn about how these new updates will affect ASME Section VIII Code users. Kindly click on the below link to register and download the recorded webinar for the same.

http://coade.typepad.com/coadeinsider/2013/08/whats-new-in-asme-code-section-viiidivisions-1-2-section-ii-part-d2013.html

ASME Sec VIII Division 1:
-UHX Updates on Operating Loads and Load Cases (8 load cases now) and tube sheet Extension Thickness
–Appendix 1-5 and Appendix 1-8 Updates
–Appendix 26,  Bellows Expansion Joint Update
–Section II Part D Materials Updates 100+ New/Updated Materials
ASME Sec VIII Division 2:
–Updated Equations and Fixes for incorrectly printed equations
–Conical Analysis
–Combined Stress Intensity for Vertical Vessels

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Intergraph PV Elite Webinar: Whats New in PV Elite 2014

Dear Customer / Prospect,

This webinar will discuss the new features and enhancements of PV Elite 2014. Attend this webinar and learn about the new and improved features and codes added to PV Elite 2014. Kindly click on the below link to register and download the record webinar for the same.

http://coade.typepad.com/coadeinsider/2013/10/intergraph-pv-elite-webinar-whats-new-in-pv-elite-2014.html

PV Elite 2014 – New Features List:

Code Updates and Analysis Changes

The following new code updates were implemented in this version.

  • ASME 2013 VIII-1 Edition updates incorporated
  • ASME 2013 VIII-2 Edition updates incorporated
  • ASME 2013 Section II Part D Edition updates added (hundreds of changes and additions)
  • PD 5500 2013 Addenda changes added
  • BS EN 13445-3:2009+A1:2012 updates incorporated

Internationalization Updates The following updates were made for internationalization purposes.

  • EN 1092 Flange Pressure Temperature Ratings updated (including PN 2.5 series)
  • EN 1092 Flange Dimensional Data updated
  • South African Wind Code added
  • South African Seismic Code added
  • User customizable G-loading option added

Productivity Enhancements The following features were added to improve productivity and usability.

  • Automatic file backups added
  • A new testing program included
  • Smart selection capability for ANSI/EN-1092 Flange Class/Grade Groups
  • Help documentation updated

Analysis Features The following analysis enhancements were added to this release.

  • TEMA Exchanger analysis added back into CodeCalc software
  • ASME Appendix 9 Type 2 Jackets added
  • PD 5500 Type 2 Jackets added
  • Nozzle FEA via Nozzle/PRO added back into CodeCalc software
  • Direct UI support added for EN-13445 Cold Spun Heads

QA Validation and Verification Additions The PV Elite development team continues to add new QA sample benchmark problems to the benchmark solution set.

  • QA Test now includes many new EN nozzle tests.
  • PV Elite 2014 was benchmarked against ASME PTB-4 (ASME Section VIII-Division 1 Example Problem Manual).
  • The Verification and Quality Assurance Manual was updated to include tables of comparison for various sample problems.

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