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March 28, 2011
Version 2 of this company’s object-oriented simulation software features an improved user interface, including a more intuitive scheme for finding and...
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March 28, 2011
Last month, this firm released an enhanced version of its Stardom Network-based Control System with upgraded engineering functionality. A new engineering tool facilitates the construction of field...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/A-new-engineering-tool-that-improves-efficiency_7498.html
March 28, 2011
Bentley Systems OpenPlant Modeler V8i 3-D plant modeling software (photo) enables realtime seamless sharing and data interoperability across different organizations and systems using an internationally recognized standard (ISO 15926...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/Share-data-across-systems-with-new-modeling-software_7630.html
March 28, 2011
Aveva Review is an established application for 3D design communication. It creates high-quality, photo-realistic renderings of 3D models that can be used by all stakeholders in a project to carry out design...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/Higher-resolution-improves-the-details-of-3D-models_7653.html
March 28, 2011
EasyTRA is a new software tool for modeling complex exposure scenarios for REACH compliance. It is said to be the first software application that enables chemical companies to produce, automatically...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/Modeling-exposure-scenarios-for-REACH-compliance_7722.html
March 2, 2011
Bentley Systems, Inc. (Exton, Pa., www.bentley.com) announced today that it has acquired the SACS business from Engineering Dynamics, Inc. SACS is an integrated finite-element, structural-analysis suite of programs that provides for the design, fabrication, installation, operations and maintenance of offshore structures, including oil platforms and wind farms. Virtually all of the world’s energy...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/Bentley-acquires-SACS-software-for-offshore-structure-analysis_6457.html
November 1, 2010
One of the best ways to realize value from your process data is to use those data — both real-time and historical — in a process simulator. The many applications for doing so are generally categorized into offline and online categories. Offline applications, where the simulator is not directly connected to the control system, use process data to validate dynamic simulations of the process, or...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/Connecting-Process-Simulators-to-the-Control-Room_6122.html
August 24, 2010
Aveva Inc. (Houston; www.aveva.com) has released AVEVA NET Portal 4.5, a highly configurable user interface designed specifically to improve the accessibility of objects and documents used in complex engineering projects and throughout the long-term operation of such assets. The powerful new interface allows both plant and marine companies to monitor and improve the quality of their engineering...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/Aveva-releases-AVEVA-NET-Portal-4-5_5929.html
June 25, 2010
Process Systems Enterprise Ltd. (PSE; London, U.K.; www.psenterprise.com), providers of the world-leading gPROMS advanced process modeling (APM) software and related services, today released gPROMS version 3.3. gPROMS v3.3 continues PSE’s philosophy of advancing the frontiers of high-fidelity predictive process modeling while simultaneously making powerful tools more and more accessible to process...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/PSE-releases-gPROMS-v3-3_5811.html
June 1, 2010
This software allows data exchange for 3-D modeling Aveva Solutions The Mechanical Equipment Interface product (photo) is designed to allow integration of modeling information between otherwise incompatible three-dimensional (3-D) design systems. In particular, plant piping designers often have to integrate suppliers’ equipment models that have been created in a mechanical computer-assisted design...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/Focus-on-Computer-Modeling_5716.html
February 1, 2010
As chemical production shifts to growth regions such as China and India, and moves closer to areas like the Middle East, where there are less expensive sources of feedstocks, North American and European chemical processors are under global pressure to run their plants more efficiently. Throw in the trials and tribulations associated with a poor economy, and it creates an environment where management in...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/Simulation-Software-Beyond-Plant-Design_5450.html
December 17, 2009
Bayer Technology Services (BTS; Leverkusen; www.bayertechnology.com) collaborated with Lurgi GmbH (Frankfurt, both Germany; www.lurgi.com) to implement an operator training simulator (OTS) for a Lurgi’s new methanol-to-propylene (MTP) process. At the core of the MTP process is a complex, heterogeneously catalyzed reaction process, for which BTS developed a realistic and dynamic simulation model...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/New-MTP-process-modeled-dynamically_5365.html
December 16, 2009
Process Systems Enterprise (PSE; London, U.K.; www.psenterprise.com) has announced an exclusive agreement with Imperial College London (ICL; www3.imperial.ac.uk) to provide the SAFT-VR advanced thermodynamic technology within its world-leading gPROMS advanced process modeling software. The Statistical Associating Fluid Theory (SAFT) approach uses physically realistic models of molecules and their...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/gPROMS-to-include-SAFT-advanced-thermodynamics_5364.html
November 11, 2009
Ansys, Inc. (Canonsburg, Pa.; www.ansys.com) today announced the release of ANSYS Engineering Knowledge Manager (ANSYS EKM) 2.0, a product focused on simulation process and data management (SPDM). The solution set addresses some real-world challenges that engineers face, such as how to better manage, share and reuse simulation data as well as how to capture the engineering expertise that a simulation...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/Ansys-releases-Version-2-0-of-EKM_5270.html
October 2, 2009
Ansys, Inc. (Southpointe, Pa.; www.ansys.com) plans to deliver ANSYS HPC, a solution set that will enable customers to obtain enhanced insight and productivity through expanded use of high-performance computing (HPC) with engineering simulation. In contrast to single-point solutions that require separate licenses for each solver, the new ANSYS HPC products will provide a cross-physics parallel computing...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/New-HPC-solutions-to-expand-engineering-simulation_5167.html
August 31, 2009
Ansys, Inc. (Canonsburg, Pa.; www.ansys.com) today announced the availability of the Immersed Boundary module for ANSYS FLUENT 12.0 software. Jointly developed by Ansys and long-time partner Cascade Technologies Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.; , the module dramatically reduces the amount of time needed for fluid flow simulations and provides fast results by directly addressing challenges associated with...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/Ansys-launches-Immersed-Boundary-module_5009.html
August 10, 2009
Ansys, Inc. (Southpointe, Pa.; www.ansys.com) today announced that its software is helping aixprocess, a German engineering consultancy, to explore process improvements that will make cement manufacturing more profitable and more environmentally responsible. The business has been investigating replacing traditional fossil fuels — which are becoming increasingly difficult to extract, expensive to use...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/Ansys-software-improves-cement-making_4992.html
July 16, 2009
Process Systems Enterprise, Ltd. (PSE; London, U.K.; www.psenterprise.com) has just released version 3.2 of the gPROMS advanced process modeling (APM) software. gPROMS is widely used by large process industry companies in the oil & gas, chemicals and petrochemicals, power generation, clean energy, food & beverage, consumer products, pharmaceutical and other process sectors. Key applications are...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/PSE-releases-gPROMS-v3-2_4943.html
May 1, 2009
In recent years, a growing number of projects throughout the chemical process industries (CPI) have been carried out using Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) contracts. Because such contracts typically involve the work of numerous subcontractor parties, they tend to be complex. As such, specialized tools are required to manage their information- and project-management needs. In general, operating companies...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/EPC-Contractors-Selecting-an-ERP-Package_4771.html
April 8, 2009
Aspen Technology, Inc. (Burlington, Mass.; www.aspentech.com), a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, today introduced batch process development innovations for the pharmaceutical and specialty chemical industries. The innovations in the new 7.1 release of aspenONE software will help chemists and engineers to accelerate batch process development and reduce manufacturing...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/AspenTech-launches-release-7-1-of-aspenONE_4727.html
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