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Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4 pdms114/man6/doc1 Issue 090402
Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4 pdms114/man6/doc1 Issue 090402

Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS

Version 11.4

Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4 pdms114/man6/doc1 Issue 090402

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Contents

Part I

Introduction

1 Read This First

2 What PDMS Offers You

Part II

Getting Started

3 Controlling PDMS

4 Setting Up the Database Hierarchy

5 Creating Some Equipment Items

Contents

6 Routing a Sequence of Piping Components

7 Checking and Outputting Design Data

Part III

Reference Appendices

A The Menu Hierarchies

B The Equipment and Piping Design Database

C Other Relevant Documentation

Contents

D Some Sample Plots

Index

Part I Introduction

1 Read This First

1.1 The Scope of the Guide

1.2 Learning to Use PDMS

Read This First

1.3 Further Training in the Use of PDMS

Read This First

1.4 Some Terms and Conventions

Read This First

1.5 How the Guide is Organised

 

 

 

Read This First

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 What PDMS Offers You

What PDMS Offers You

Part II Getting Started

3 Controlling PDMS

Controlling PDMS

3.1 Accessing the Design Environment

Exercise begins:

PDMS 3.1 Accessing the Design Environment Exercise begins: 3–2 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4

Controlling PDMS

Main Menu Bar Main Tool Bar 3D Graphical View Members List 3D View Tool Bar
Main Menu Bar
Main Tool Bar
3D Graphical View
Members List
3D View Tool Bar
Status Bar

   

   

 

   

 

Controlling PDMS

Controlling PDMS 3.2 Using the Mouse 3.3 Using Menus 3–4 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version

3.2 Using the Mouse

3.3 Using Menus

Controlling PDMS

CECE CE

Clashes Reports
Clashes
Reports

3.4 Using the Tool Bar Buttons

3.5 The Status Bar

Controlling PDMS

3.6 Using Forms and their Controls

Controlling PDMS 3.6 Using Forms and their Controls 3–6 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4

Controlling PDMS 3.6 Using Forms and their Controls 3–6 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4

Controlling PDMS

Controlling PDMS         NT Drop–Down List North   Pipework Design Using VANTAGE

Controlling PDMS         NT Drop–Down List North   Pipework Design Using VANTAGE

 

 

 

 

NT Drop–Down List

North
North
 

Controlling PDMS

3.7 Alert Forms

Controlling PDMS

3.8 Accessing On–Line Help

Exercise continues:

Controlling PDMS

4 Setting Up the Database Hierarchy

4.1 How PDMS Stores Design Data

Setting Up the Database Hierarchy

WORLD (/*)

Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data

SITE

Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data

ZONE

Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data
Setting Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data

PIPE

BRANCH

Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining
Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining
Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining
Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining
Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining
Up the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining

SITE

the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment
the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment
the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment
the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment
the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment
the Database Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment

ZONE

Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment shapes (primitives)
Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment shapes (primitives)
Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment shapes (primitives)
Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment shapes (primitives)
Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment shapes (primitives)
Hierarchy WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment shapes (primitives)

EQUIPMENT

WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment shapes (primitives) and
WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment shapes (primitives) and
WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment shapes (primitives) and
WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment shapes (primitives) and
WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment shapes (primitives) and
WORLD (/*) SITE ZONE PIPE BRANCH SITE ZONE EQUIPMENT Design data defining equipment shapes (primitives) and

Design data defining equipment shapes (primitives) and connection points (nozzles)

Design data defining individual piping components (elbows, bends, tees, valves, etc.)

Setting Up the Database Hierarchy

4.2 Creating Some Administrative Elements

Exercise continues:

Setting Up the Database Hierarchy

Setting Up the Database Hierarchy Type name here 4–4 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4

Type name here

Setting Up the Database Hierarchy Type name here 4–4 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4

5 Creating Some Equipment Items

5.1 How Equipment Items are Represented

5.1.1 The Basic Principles

Equipment Items are Represented 5.1.1 The Basic Principles Cylinder            
Equipment Items are Represented 5.1.1 The Basic Principles Cylinder            
Equipment Items are Represented 5.1.1 The Basic Principles Cylinder            

Cylinder

Cylinder                          

   
 
   
 
     
   
     
 

     

         

Creating Some Equipment Items

5.1.2 Using Predefined Templates for Standard Equipment

Creating Some Equipment Items

Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework

Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework

Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework

Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework
Creating Some Equipment Items 5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework

5.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design

Exercise continues:

Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version

Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design Exercise continues: Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version

Creating Some Equipment Items

Creating Some Equipment Items 5–4 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4

Creating Some Equipment Items 5–4 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4

Creating Some Equipment Items

Creating Some Equipment Items Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4 5–5

Creating Some Equipment Items

 
 
 
 

 

             

 

 

 

Items               5–6 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4

Creating Some Equipment Items

Creating Some Equipment Items 5.3 Viewing the Design 5.3.1 Defining What Appears in the View Exercise

5.3 Viewing the Design

5.3.1 Defining What Appears in the View

Exercise continues:

Creating Some Equipment Items

Creating Some Equipment Items Pick mode Vertical slider 5–8 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4
Creating Some Equipment Items Pick mode Vertical slider 5–8 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4
Creating Some Equipment Items Pick mode Vertical slider 5–8 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4

Pick

mode

Vertical

slider

Creating Some Equipment Items

5.3.2 Manipulating the Displayed View

Rotate the view

Pan the view across the display area

Zoom in or out to magnify or reduce the view

area Zoom in or out to magnify or reduce the view Exercise continues: Pipework Design Using

area Zoom in or out to magnify or reduce the view Exercise continues: Pipework Design Using

area Zoom in or out to magnify or reduce the view Exercise continues: Pipework Design Using

Exercise continues:

Creating Some Equipment Items

Creating Some Equipment Items

Creating Some Equipment Items 5.4 Creating Some More Equipment Items Exercise continues:   Pipework Design Using

5.4 Creating Some More Equipment Items

Exercise continues:

 

 

Creating Some Equipment Items

Creating Some Equipment Items 5–12 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4

Creating Some Equipment Items

   

   

 

 

Creating Some Equipment Items

/Tank–2–N2 /Pump–1–DISCHARGE /Tank–2–N1 /Pump–1–SUCTION /Tank–1–N1
/Tank–2–N2
/Pump–1–DISCHARGE
/Tank–2–N1
/Pump–1–SUCTION
/Tank–1–N1

5.5 Saving Your Changes and Leaving Your Design Session

5.5 Saving Your Changes and Leaving Your Design Session 5–14 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version

Creating Some Equipment Items

6 Routing a Sequence of Piping Components

6.1 Design–to–Catalogue Cross–Referencing

Routing a Sequence of Piping Components

6.2 How Piping Networks are Represented

6.2.1 Pipes and Branches

Piping Networks are Represented 6.2.1 Pipes and Branches 6.2.2 Piping Components       6–2
Piping Networks are Represented 6.2.1 Pipes and Branches 6.2.2 Piping Components       6–2

Piping Networks are Represented 6.2.1 Pipes and Branches 6.2.2 Piping Components       6–2

Piping Networks are Represented 6.2.1 Pipes and Branches 6.2.2 Piping Components       6–2

6.2.2 Piping Components

 
 
 
 
   

     

Routing a Sequence of Piping Components

Routing a Sequence of Piping Components 6.3 Restoring Your PDMS Session and Starting the Pipework Application

6.3 Restoring Your PDMS Session and Starting the Pipework Application

Exercise continues:

Routing a Sequence of Piping Components

6.4 Setting a Default Specification

Routing a Sequence of Piping Components

Exercise continues:

Routing a Sequence of Piping Components Exercise continues: Both buttons Off 6.5 Creating a Simple Pipework

Both buttons Off

of Piping Components Exercise continues: Both buttons Off 6.5 Creating a Simple Pipework Sequence Pipework Design

6.5 Creating a Simple Pipework Sequence

Routing a Sequence of Piping Components

Routing a Sequence of Piping Components 6–6 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4

Routing a Sequence of Piping Components

Exercise continues:

 

Routing a Sequence of Piping Components

Routing a Sequence of Piping Components 6–8 Pipework Design Using VANTAGE PDMS Version 11.4