UK PP&M Course Description

PDS P&ID Operator

Course Reference: TPB3001


What will the course cover?

The course teaches how to generate P&ID's for a plant and how to place and manipulate all items in the equipment, piping and instrumentation disciplines. Students will learn the operating procedure for the "Propagation" process. The Propagation process transfers data from the P&ID to the database. Propagation also performs consistency design checks, reports on errors, and graphically locates errors. This course covers element and fence manipulation commands.

Methods to increase productivity are covered, including copying graphics from other P&ID drawings and assembly placement. Students learn how to generate line lists, MTOs, and other various reports from the database. The course will also cover the PFD package.

What are the major topics covered?

  • PDS concepts: relational and reference database
  • Equipment: components, nozzles and labels
  • Piping: line placement, component insertion and labels
  • Instrumentation: loop, signal lines, components and labels
  • Propagation
  • Design wide: heat tracing, manipulations, revision clouds
  • Graphic segregation
  • Plotting drawings
  • Reports

Who should attend?

This course is designed for the P&ID draughting personnel/engineers who will be generating P&ID's using the PDS P&ID software. Intergraph recommends that draughting group leaders also attend.

How long is the course?

This is a 4 day course held at Intergraph (UK) Ltd, Swindon

What are the prerequisites for attending this course?

  • MicroStation 2D graphics
  • Previous P&ID experience

Would you like to book?

Please e-mail to book your place, quoting the above reference number.

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