Vessel Design Software meets all standards and codes.

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PVElite v4.30 vessel design and stress analysis software includes ASME 2001 Addenda for pressure vessels. It meets ASME BPV, British Standard PD 5500, ASCE #7, UBC, NBC, ANSI B16.5, TEMA and WRC Bulletin 107 and 297. Software offers dynamic response spectrum, tailing lug and leg baseplate analyses, modal natural frequency solver, earthquake code, updated 3D graphics, Annex F nozzle calculations, pneumatic hydrotest calculations, and split screen graphics.



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Coade Updates PVElite(R) Pressure Vessel Software


HOUSTON, January 15, 2002 - COADE, Inc. has released PVElite Version 4.30, an updated edition of its popular integrated vessel design and stress analysis software that incorporates the latest ASME 2001 Addenda for pressure vessels. Other enhancements in Version 4.30 include new dynamic response spectrum, tailing lug and leg baseplate analyses; a modal natural frequency solver and the addition of the IBC 2000 earthquake code. PVElite Version 4.30 also includes updated 3D graphics, PD 5500 Annex F nozzle calculations and a series of new features for component analysis such as pneumatic hydrotest calculations, split screen graphics and Division 1 or Division 2 database selections in the WRC 107 module.

In addition to these new features, PVElite incorporates current pressure vessel codes and standards such as ASME BPV, British Standard PD 5500, ASCE #7, Uniform Building Code (UBC), National Building Code (NBC), ANSI B16.5, TEMA and WRC Bulletin 107 and 297. PVElite provides engineers, designers, estimators, fabricators and inspectors with complete design of tall towers, horizontal vessels, "pots and pans" and individual vessel components. The software was designed for quick start up, and its graphical modeling capabilities are easy to use and allow for quick data assembly and vessel analysis. As is the case with all its software products, COADE has tested PVElite using its stringent quality assurance (QA) standards and backs the software with a trained team of software engineers and program developers.

COADE. Inc. is one of the world's leading engineering software companies and is a provider of new generation solutions for computer aided design (CAD) and engineering (CAE). Company products include CAESAR 11, the world's most popular pipe stress analysis software; PVElite and CodeCalc, pressure vessel and component design and analysis software programs; CADWorx, an integrated series for piping and plant design & automation; and TANK. comprehensive engineering software for designing and analyzing oil storage tanks according to the latest API codes. COADE, CAESAR 11, CADWorx, PVElite, CodeCalc and TANK are trademarks or registered trademarks of COADE, Inc.

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