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SimSci-Esscor latest version of PRO/II software

Posted: 15 December 2005

Latest version of PRO/II simulation software from SimSci-Esscor delivers enhanced flowsheet design and process optimization capabilities

The SimSci-Esscor unit of Invensys Process Systems has released Version 7.1 of its PRO/II steady-state flowsheeting and optimization simulation tool. A widely used standard throughout the Oil, Gas, and Hydrocarbon Processing Industries, the PRO/II program is designed to address and solve the complex challenges faced by today’s process and design engineers.

The new version of PRO/II system provides significant new benefits for users through enhanced lifecycle modeling, improved productivity and support for open standards and third-party modeling integration. Under the SIM4ME common modeling framework, PRO/II Version 7.1 enables the seamless transfer of data from the PRO/II environment to the ROMeo environment for Online Optimization and Performance Monitoring. The SIM4ME framework also allows users to easily migrate flowsheets created in competitive products to the more advanced PRO/II environment.

Another significant PRO/II Version 7.1 feature is the integration of SimSci-Esscor’s PIPEPHASE steady-state multiphase flow simulation package into PRO/II for embedded upstream hydraulic network calculation along with downstream process flowsheets. The interface supports recycle streams and integrated optimization, allowing rigorous modeling of the interactions between piping/production networks and associated processing facilities.

As previously announced, PRO/II now also provides integrated Rate-Based distillation technology via the RATEFRAC module as well integration with KG-TOWER design software from Koch-Glitsch.

Version 7.1 also includes new thermodynamics functionality for handling complex chemical systems plus several additional enhancements that can significantly improve engineering productivity by reducing model development and convergence time.

For more information see www.simci-esscor.com

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Posted by Richard Price, Editor EnergyME.com

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