Software delivers 6 role-based standard configurations.

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ENOVIA LifeCycle Applications (LCA) v5.12 provides CATIA and ENOVIA interoperability for detail part and assembly structure management. It also offers consolidated Part naming convention between CATIA and ENOVIA, support for mixed CATIA structure and CATIA Equipment and System Engineering data, and fetched query and CATIA advanced geometry loading technique. Software also provides change recording and change cancellation capabilities.



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ENOVIA LifeCycle Applications V5.12 Enhances Performance and Improves Workflow Processes



At a glance

ENOVIA LifeCycle Applications V5.12 delivers continued improvements in interoperability and performance:

o Better CATIA and ENOVIA interoperability for detail part and assembly structure management
o Consolidated Part naming convention between CATIA and ENOVIA
o Support for mixed (WorkPackage/exploded) CATIA structure
o Support for CATIA Equipment and System Engineering data: piping, tubing, electrical wire routing, structure design
o System performance improvement through fetched query and CATIA advanced geometry loading technique
o Improved change recording and change cancellation
o More intelligent workflow application by allowing late sub-process definition and rules-based activity generation and assignment
o Synchronous STEP import
o Availability of LCA server on the Windows operating system

Overview

ENOVIA LifeCycle Applications (LCA) V5.12 provides improved performance and interoperability in a number of areas.

ENOVIAVPM1 now supports:
o Batch and/or delayed transfer between multiple sites
o New interoperability with SAP with improved mapping, event-driven push, change bill-of-material (BOM) management, and process rules implementation
o SMARTEAM briefcase exchanges under action control, enabling exchange of new and/or modified parts and documents with revisions

V5 VPM offers the following new capabilities:
o Improved change recording and better management for change cancellation
o Robust clash management application supporting product structures with subassemblies stored in mixed (WorkPackage/explode) modes
o Support for catalog of features and CATIA Equipment and System data (piping, tubing, electrical wire routing, structure design)
o Further improvement in systems performance with fetched queries and CATIA advanced geometry loading technique

IP2 LifeCycle & Management is enhanced in the area of enterprise workflow with a more intelligent workflow engine. It now supports rules-based activity generation as well as late sub-process definition to benefit customers with long-running processes.

LCA server will now be supported on the Windows(TM) operating system.

Two products have been renamed in V5.12:
o EBOM3 Product Definition and Configuration product has been renamed Product Definition.
o EBOM Part and Assembly Detailing product has been renamed EBOM Detailing and Configuration.

1 Virtual Product Modeling

2 Intellectual Property

3 Engineering Bills of Material

Key prerequisites

ENOVIA LCA V5.12 runs on selected system levels of the following operating systems:

For server platforms:
o Microsoft(TM) Windows 2000 or Windows XP
o AIX®
o Hewlett-Packard HP-UX
o Silicon Graphics (SGI) IRIX
o Sun Solaris

For client platforms:
o Microsoft Windows 2000 or Windows XP
o AIX
o HP-UX
o SGI IRIX
o Sun Solaris

A properly sized database that uses either DB2® or Oracle

Planned availability dates

September 19, 2003, ENOVIA LCA V5.12

October 31, 2003, ENOVIA LCA Web-based Learning Solutions (WLS) V5.12

Description

ENOVIA LCA V5

Features applications that extend and supplement the best practices available in ENOVIAVPM and ENOVIAPM product families. Built on the V5 enterprise architecture, it includes the enterprise PPR hub. This takes advantage of experience acquired building CATIA, DELMIA, ENOVIAVPM, and ENOVIAPM.

Delivers six role-based standard configurations and numerous shareable products for program management, document management, engineering, manufacturing engineering, and supply chain support.

Withdrawn product: The ENOVIA - PPR Hub DO Adapter Product (5691-DOH) is withdrawn from marketing.

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