Sunday, July 12, 2009

PDS TUTORIALS: Component & Piping Support Revision

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In this section you will learn how to revise existing components and pipe supports.

Topics

PDS ROTATE COMPONENT

Rotate Component rotates a component around the piping segment that it was placed on. Select Revise Component from the Piping pull-down menu.

PDS TAP COMPONENT

Tap Component places a tap on an existing piping component. Select Placement from the Piping pull-down menu.

PDS REVISE TAP

Revise Tap revises some or all of the data associated with a tap. Select Revise Component from the Piping pull-down menu.

PDS RESTRUCT COMPONENT/REPLACE COMMODITY

Reconstruct Component/Replace Commodity reconstructs a component to reflect any new placement data such as NPD or option code. Select Revise Component from the Piping pull-down menu.

PDS ADD CHAIN WHEEL

Add Chain Wheel add a chain wheel operator to an existing valve in the model. Select Placement from the Piping pull-down menu.

PDS ADD TO VALVE

Add to Valve defines a floor stand or extension stem for a specified valve. Select Placement from the Piping pull-down menu.

PDS REVISE PIPE

Revise Pipe reconnects, reconstructs, or reconnects and reconstructs piping. Select Revise Component from the Piping pull-down menu.

PDS MOVE PIPING ASSEMBLY

Move Piping Assembly moves a piping assembly. Select Revise Group from the Piping pull-down menu.

PDS DELETE PIPING ASSEMBLY

Delete Piping Assembly deletes a group of connected mating components or a single component or pipe. Select Revise Group from the Piping pull-down menu.

PDS MOVE PIPE SUPPORT

Move Pipe Support moves a pipe support to a new location on a piping segment. Select Revise Component from the Piping pull-down menu.

PDS COPY PIPE SUPPORT

Copy Pipe Support copies a single pipe support to a specified location in the model. Select Placement from the Piping pull-down menu.

PDS REVISE COMPONENT DATA

Revise Component Data selectively revises data for piping component pipes, instruments components or pipe supports. Select Revise Data from the Piping pull-down menu.

PDS LABS EXERCISES

Lab Exercises

Rotate Component Exercise

Note:

See Rotate Component for reference information.

Rotate a valve, an elbow, and a tee.

PDS ROTATE COMPONENT EXERCISE

1. Identify the component to rotate: valve, elbow, or tee.

2. Redefine the orientation tee by one of the following:
- Select Up on the compass, for the valve example.
- Select three <R> on the cursor, for the elbow example.
- Key in 225, for the tee example.

3. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.


Tap Component Exercise

Complete the following three exercises using the Tap Component command.

Note:

See Tap Component for reference information.

Exercise 1

Place a 1" (25 mm) branch nipple on the reducer.

PDS TAP COMPONENT

1. Identify the reducer.

2. Select Center from the Location for Tap section.

3. Select Move East and key in 2" (51 mm).

4. Select Move South and key in 2" (51 mm).

5. Select the Tap NPD field and key in 1 (25).

6. Select Select Tap Option.

7. Select tap option from the list.

8. Confirm the Tap Option form.

9. Select South on the compass, toggle Primary to Secondary and select Up.

10. Confirm the Tap Component form.
The system updates the database and the graphics.

11. You can go into Place Component to place other components.

Exercise 2

Place a 1" (25mm) elbolet on the elbow.

PDS TAP COMPONENT 2

1. Identify the elbow.

2. Select Compute for Elbolet from the Location for Tap section.

3. Toggle Connect Point 2 to Connect Point 1.

4. Key in 1 1/2" (38 mm).

5. Accept the selection.

6. Select South on the compass.

7. Toggle Primary to Secondary.

8. Select Up on the compass.

9. Select the Tap Option, select the option you want.

10. Select Display Data for Commodity.

11. Select Cancel.

12. Accept the Tap Option form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and places the elbolet.

13. You can go into Place Component to place other components.


Exercise 3

Place two 4" (102 mm) trunions on elbows for support.

PDS COMPONENT FOR TRUNION

1. Identify elbow A for placement of trunion A.

2. Select Compute for Trunion from Location for Tap section.

3. Select the configuration from the picture buttons.

4. Key in the piping material class.

5. Key in 4" (102 mm).

6. Key in 2'0" (610 mm).

7. Select Confirm.

8. Select a tap option from the list, then Confirm.

9. Select Down on the compass.

10. Toggle Primary to Secondary.

11. Select South on the compass, the Confirm.

12. Confirm the form.
The system updates the database and places a trunion

13. Identify elbow B for placement of trunion B.

14. Select Compute for Trunion.

15. Select the configuration from the picture buttons.

16. Accept the piping material class or key in a new PMC.

17. Key in 4" (102 mm)

18. Key in 2'0" (610 mm).

19. Select Confirm.

20. Select from List of Tap Options, then Confirm.

21. Select Down on the compass.

22. Toggle Primary to Secondary.

23. Select South on the compass, then Confirm.
The system updates the database and places a trunion.


Revise Tap Exercises

Complete the following two exercises.

Note:

See Revise Tap for reference information.

Exercise 1

Revise an existing tap.

1. Identify the tap.

2. Select Tap NPD block.

3. Key in 1 1/2" (38 mm).

4. Select Confirm.

5. Specify the orientation of the orientation tee.

6. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.

Exercise 2

Delete an existing tap.

1. Identify the tap.

2. Select the Delete Tap option.

3. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.


Reconstruct Component Exercises

Complete the following two exercises using the Reconstruct Component command.

Note:

See Reconstruct Component for reference information.

Exercise 1

Replace a gate valve with a ball valve.

PDS RECONSTRUCT COMPONENT

1. Toggle Reconstruct to Replace.

2. Identify the gate valve.
The system highlights the valve.

3. Select Select Commodity Replacement.

4. Select Ball valve.

5. Select Confirm.

6. Select Confirm.

7. Select Up on the compass.

8. Toggle Primary to Secondary.

9. Select East on the compass.

10. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.


Add Chain Wheel Exercise

Add a chain wheel to a valve.

Note:

See Add Chain Wheel for reference information.

PDS COMPUTE CHAIN LENGTH

1. Identify the valve.

2. Select Compute Chain Length.

3. Key in 4'6" (1372 mm).

4. Key in 12" (305 mm).

5. Select Confirm.
The system computes the chain length and assigns the next chain operator number.

6. Select Chain Operator Number and key in 486.

7. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.


Add to Valve Exercises

Complete the following two exercises using the Add to Valve command.

Note:

See Add to Valve for reference information.

Exercise 1

Add a floor stand to an existing valve.

PDS ADD TO VALVE

1. Identify the valve.

2. Select Floor Stand, then Confirm.

3. Key in the information.

4. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.

Exercise 2

Add an extension stem to an existing valve.

PDS ADD TO VALVE 2

1. Identify the valve.

2. Select Extension Stem, then Confirm.

3. Key in the information.

4. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.


Revise Pipe Exercise

Connect two pieces of pipe that have had their components removed.

Note:

See Revise Pipe for reference information.

PDS REVISE PIPE

1. Select the Re-Connect Pipe End.

2. Identify the pipe end you want moved (A).

3. Identify the pipe end you want to connect to (B).

4. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.


Move Piping Assembly Exercises

Complete the following four exercises using the Move Piping Assembly command.

Note:

See Move Piping Assembly for reference information.

Exercise 1 - Move by Distance Option

Move a piping assembly 1'6" (457 mm) to the right.

PDS Move by Distance

1. Identify CP2 of the right flange (A).
The system highlights the assembly.

2. Select Move by Distance.

3. Key in 1'6" (457 mm).

4. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.


Exercise 2 - Move by Inserting Pipe Option

Move a piping assembly to the left by inserting pipe.

PIPE Move by Inserting Pipe

1. Identify CP2 of the right flange (A).
The system highlights the assembly.

2. Select Move by Inserting Pipe.

3. Key in 1'6" (457 mm).

4. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.

Exercise 3 - Move by Deleting Pipe

Move a piping assembly to the right by deleting pipe.

PDS Move by Deleting PIPE

1. Identify CP2 of the right flange (A).
The system highlights the assembly.

2. Select Move by Deleting Pipe option.

3. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.


Exercise 4 - Move by Correcting Gap

Move a piping assembly to take up a gap.

Move by Correcting Gap

1. Identify CP2 of the right flange (A).
The system highlights the assembly.

2. Select Move by Correcting Gap.

3. Identify the gap end of the pipe (B).

4. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.


Delete Piping Assembly Exercises

Complete the following two exercises using the Delete Piping Assembly command.

Note:

See Delete Piping Assembly for reference information.

Exercise 1

Delete valve assembly.

Delete valve assembly

1. Identify CP2 of the right flange (A).
The system highlights the assembly.

2. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.

Exercise 2

Delete part of the valve assembly.

Delete part of the valve assembly

1. Identify CP2 of the gate valve (A).
The system highlights the assembly.

2. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.


Move Pipe Support Exercise

Move an existing pipe support.

Note:

See Move Pipe Support for reference information.

Move Pipe Support

1. Identify the pipe support.
The system highlights the pipe support.

2. Select Move South and key in 5' (1524 mm).

3. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.


Copy Pipe Support Exercise

Copy an existing pipe support.

Note:

See Copy Pipe Support for reference information.

Copy Pipe Support

1. Identify the pipe support.
The system highlights the pipe support.

2. Select Move South and key in 5' (1524 mm).

3. Accept the form with Confirm.
The system updates the database and the graphics.


Labs

Complete the following three exercises using the command you have learned in this section.

Lab 1

Place a valve assembly in pipeline DOW0102-6IN-2C0032-N, rotate valve, and add chain wheel operator. Refer to figure below for detailed information.

Place a valve assembly in pipeline DOW0102-6IN-2C0032-N


Lab 2

Connect to existing pipeline MMA0105-6IN-2C0032-N and continue to its completion. Refer to figure below for detailed information.

Connect to existing pipeline MMA0105-6IN-2C0032-N

Lab 3

Add support trunions to the suction elbows of pipeline MMA0104-6IN-2C0032-P.

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