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Table of Contents
                            Pipework Design
	1 Read this First
		1.1 Scope of this Guide
			1.1.1 Intended Audience
			1.1.2 Assumptions
			1.1.3 About the Tutorial Exercises
			1.1.4 Further Reading
		1.2 How the Guide is Organised
		1.3 Further Training in Using PDMS
	2 Introducing AVEVA PDMS
		2.1 Introducing the Structure of PDMS
		2.2 Strengths of PDMS
		2.3 PDMS Piping Network Design Features
	3 Setting Up the PDMS Database Hierarchy
		3.1 How PDMS Stores Design Data
			3.1.1 PDMS Design Data Definitions
		3.2 Logging In
		3.3 PDMS Startup Display
		3.4 Creating some Administrative Elements
	4 Creating Some Equipment Items
		4.1 How Equipment Items are Represented
			4.1.1 Basic Principles
			4.1.2 Using Predefined Templates for Standard Equipment
		4.2 Creating a Storage Tank to a Standard Design
		4.3 Adding a Nozzle to the Storage Tank
		4.4 Viewing the Design
			4.4.1 Defining what Appears in the View
			4.4.2 Manipulating the Displayed View
		4.5 Creating Some More Equipment Items
			4.5.1 Creating a Vertical Vessel
			4.5.2 Naming the Nozzle in the Base of the New Vessel
			4.5.3 Creating a Standard Design Pump
			4.5.4 Changing the Orientation of an Equipment Item
			4.5.5 Tidying Up Afterwards
	5 Routing a Sequence of Piping Components
		5.1 Design-to-Catalogue Cross-Referencing
		5.2 How Piping Networks are Represented
			5.2.1 Pipes and Branches
			5.2.2 Piping Components
		5.3 Starting the Pipework Application
		5.4 Setting a Default Specification
		5.5 Creating a Simple Pipework Sequence
			5.5.1 Modifying Pipe Sequences
		5.6 Creating a Second Pipework Sequence
		5.7 Quick Pipe Routing
			5.7.1 QPR Facilities
			5.7.2 Cases of Ill-defined Routes
			5.7.3 Entering and Leaving QPR
			5.7.4 Pipe Routing Handle
			5.7.5 Extend Route Handle
			5.7.6 Nudging the Handle
			5.7.7 Cardinal Direction Handles
			5.7.8 Free Rotation Handles
			5.7.9 Direction and Rotation Characteristics
			5.7.10 Feedback
			5.7.11 Popup Menus on the QPR Handle
			5.7.12 Hotkeys
		5.8 Deleting Pipe Routes
	6 Pipework Modification
		6.1 Pipework Component Bore and Specification Modification
			6.1.1 Modify Components Window
			6.1.2 Component Selection
			6.1.3 Modifying Component Specification
			6.1.4 Error Messages
			6.1.5 Highlighting
			6.1.6 Choosing a Component
			6.1.7 Multiple Component Changes
			6.1.8 Modifying Component Bore
			6.1.9 Modifying Insulation and Tracing Specifications
		6.2 Pipe Splitting
			6.2.1 Multiple Mode Splitting
			6.2.2 Splitting Pipes with a Plane
			6.2.3 Single Mode Splitting
			6.2.4 Component Picking
			6.2.5 Feature Picking
	7 Checking and Outputting Design Data
		7.1 Checking for Design Data Inconsistencies
			7.1.1 Design Tolerances
		7.2 Checking for Clashes
			7.2.1 Obstruction Levels
			7.2.2 Extent of Clashing
			7.2.3 Clash Detection Process
		7.3 Generating a Data Output Report
		7.4 Generating Isometric Plots
	8 Automatic Pipe Routing
		8.1 Automatic Pipe Routing using Pipe Router
			8.1.1 Introduction
			8.1.2 Basic Routing
			8.1.3 Positioning and Locking Components
			8.1.4 Creating and Using Routing Points
			8.1.5 Using Routing Rules
			8.1.6 Creating and Using Routing Planes
			8.1.7 Creating and Using Pipe Racks
			8.1.8 Pipe Packing
			8.1.9 Importing a P&ID File
		8.2 Automatic Pipe Routing Administration
			8.2.1 Routing Rules
			8.2.2 Creating and Editing Routing Rules
			8.2.3 Placing Pipes on Racks and Planes
			8.2.4 Command Syntax
			8.2.5 Special Router Attributes
	9 Pipework Spooling
		9.1 Introduction
			9.1.1 Database Usage
			9.1.2 3D Graphics
			9.1.3 Numbering
			9.1.4 Naming
			9.1.5 Spooling Volume Calculation
			9.1.6 Drawing Output
		9.2 Setting Up the Database Hierarchy
			9.2.1 Database Structure
			9.2.2 Logging In to Start a SPOOLER Session
			9.2.3 Creating Some Administrative Elements
		9.3 Controlling the 3D View
			9.3.1 Setting up a 3D View Window
			9.3.2 Manipulating the Displayed View
			9.3.3 Saving and Restoring a View
		9.4 Preparing the Site for Spooling
			9.4.1 Checking the Design Data
			9.4.2 Inspecting the Site
			9.4.3 Measuring the Pipe Lengths
			9.4.4 Inserting Welds
			9.4.5 Splitting a Tube with a Weld
		9.5 Spooling the Piping Network
			9.5.1 Pipework Spooling
			9.5.2 Creating Spool Drawings
			9.5.3 Numbering the Spool Drawing
			9.5.4 Selecting Adjacent Field Components
		9.6 Advanced SPOOLER Features
			9.6.1 Checking the Spool Size
			9.6.2 Selecting the Numbering Update Options
			9.6.3 Changing the Shop/Field Setting
			9.6.4 Forcing a Spool Break at a Joint
		9.7 Outputting Spool Data
			9.7.1 Plotting the Spool Drawings
			9.7.2 Isometric Drawing Contents
			9.7.3 Drawing Annotations
	10 Pipe Piece and Pipe Spool Production Checks
		10.1 Definitions
			10.1.1 Pipe Piece
			10.1.2 Pipe Spool
		10.2 Pipe Production Checks
			10.2.1 Generating Spools
		10.3 Options on the Pipe Production Checks
			10.3.1 Setting Up Production Checks
			10.3.2 Define Auto-Resolve Preferences
			10.3.3 Define Auto-Naming Preferences
			10.3.4 Running a Production Check
		10.4 Renaming Spools
			10.4.1 Individual Renaming
			10.4.2 Group Renaming
		10.5 Automatic Flange Alignment
	11 Pipe Sketches
		11.1 Creating Pipe Sketches
			11.1.1 How to Use the Pipe Sketches
			11.1.2 Created Sketches
		11.2 Pipe Sketch Administration
			11.2.1 Drawing Template
			11.2.2 Backing Sheet
			11.2.3 Tables
			11.2.4 Styles
			11.2.5 Common Object
			11.2.6 Log Messages
			11.2.7 How to Define Tables
			11.2.8 Dimensions
			11.2.9 Tags
			11.2.10 Defaults
	12 Piping Assemblies
		12.1 Creating Assemblies
		12.2 Assembly Hierarchy
		12.3 Building and Maintaining Assemblies
			12.3.1 Creating the Hierarchy
			12.3.2 Building an Assembly
			12.3.3 Non-Graphical Assemblies
			12.3.4 Primary and Secondary Origins
			12.3.5 Piping Assembly Component Rules
			12.3.6 STYPE Rules
			12.3.7 Position Rules
			12.3.8 Orientation Rules
			12.3.9 Bore Selection Rules
		12.4 Key Elements
	13 Fabrication Machine Manager
		13.1 Fabrication Machine
			13.1.1 Bending
			13.1.2 Flange Welding
		13.2 Report
			13.2.1 Example Reports
	14 Create Bend using Bending Machine
		14.1 Reference a Bending Machine
		14.2 Bending Machine Radius Calculation
		14.3 SPEC Defined Bend Selection
		14.4 Choose Command
		14.5 Component Creation
		14.6 Component Selection
	15 Conclusion
	A Equipment and Piping DESIGN Database
	B SPOOLER Reference Information
		B.1 Spool Breaks
		B.2 Connection Types
			B.2.1 Weld and Joint Connections
			B.2.2 Types of Welds and Joints
		B.3 Special Cases
			B.3.1 Shop Flag Status
			B.3.2 Leave Tubes of Welds
			B.3.3 Welds for OLETs
	C Pipe Piece and Pipe Spool Data
		C.1 Pipe Piece Manager
			C.1.1 PML Methods
			C.1.2 Functionality
		C.2 Pipe Piece
			C.2.1 Pipe Piece Functionality
			C.2.2 Pipe Piece Attributes
			C.2.3 Pipe Piece Pseudo Attributes
		C.3 Pipe Spool Manager
			C.3.1 PML Methods
			C.3.2 Functionality
		C.4 Pipe Spool
			C.4.1 Pipe Spool Functionality
			C.4.2 Pipe Spool Members
			C.4.3 Pipe Spool Methods (not implemented)
			C.4.4 Pipe Spool Attributes
			C.4.5 Pipe Spool Pseudo Attributes
		C.5 Pipe Spool Reporting Data
			C.5.1 MTO
			C.5.2 Assembly Activities
			C.5.3 Bending Table
			C.5.4 Welding Table
			C.5.5 Spool Extents/End Point
	D Fabrication Machine Data
		D.1 Fabrication Machine Manager
			D.1.1 Methods
			D.1.2 BendingMachineResult
			D.1.3 WeldingMachineResult
			D.1.4 BendingTable
			D.1.5 BendActivity
			D.1.6 WeldingTable
		D.2 Database Support
			D.2.1 FMWL - Fabrication Machine World Top Level Element
			D.2.2 FMGRP - Fabrication Machine Group
			D.2.3 FMBEND - Fabrication Machine - Bending
			D.2.4 FMBPLN - Fabrication Machine - Bending - Plane
			D.2.5 FMBDIM - Fabrication Machine - Bending - Dimension
			D.2.6 FMBSST - Fabrication Machine - Bending - Springback/Stretch Factor
			D.2.7 FMWELD - Fabrication Machine - Welding
			D.2.8 FMWSK - Fabrication Machine Welding - SKEY
		D.3 Automatic Flange Alignment
			D.3.1 New Attribute for PTCA, PTAX, PTMI, PTPOS
			D.3.2 New Pseudo Attributes for Branch Members
			D.3.3 Connection Command
			D.3.4 New Datacon Warning Messages
	E Other Relevant Documentation
		E.1 PDMS Introductory Guides
		E.2 AVEVA PDMS Reference Manuals
		E.3 General Guides
	F Sample Plots

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