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Plant Design System (PDS) Equipment Modeling (PD_EQP)

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Welcome to the PD_EQP module of the Plant Design System of software. Intergraph’s plant design software can be used to design any type of plant—from petrochemical plants, offshore platforms, chemical and pharmaceutical plants, consumer products (food, beverages, cosmetics, soap, paper, etc.), to power plants, waste water treatment plants, and cogeneration facilities.

Specifically, the Plant Design System (PDS) integrates many discipline-specific software modules; these modules automate the many phases of a plant design project. PD_EQP is one of these modules.

About this reference guide

The Equipment Modeling Reference Guide is organized by commands and their level of difficulty, as shown below.

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the Equipment Modeling (PD_EQP) product. It describes general information, terms, and concepts.

Chapter 2 provides information on using the orientation tee.

Chapter 3 provides information on primitives and basic Equipment Manipulation Commands.

Chapter 4 provides information on delivered parametrics, creating parametric equipment, creating parametric components.

Chapter 5 provides information on Nozzle Manipulation Commands.

Chapter 6 provides information about the Graphics Environment.

Chapter 7 provides information on the other Equipment Manipulation Commands, the other Component Commands, the Review/Revise Commands, and Define Commands.

Chapter 8 provides information on the Equipment Modeling Interface options except for the Equipment Modeling option, which is covered in the chapters proceeding this one.

Appendix A presents Error Messages in Equipment Modeling.

Appendix B provides information on Equipment Modeling primitives.

Appendix C provides information on Equipment Modeling parametrics.

Appendix D provides information on the Equipment Data Definition.

Appendix E presents detailed information on nozzles.