Swedish Technical Consulting Company Solvina Chooses Dassault Systèmes Solution

PLM Solution Enables Solvina to Develop Effective Control Strategies for Improved Plant Productivity and Energy Usage

GOTHENBURG, Sweden — (BUSINESS WIRE) — January 24, 2011Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced today that the Swedish technical consulting company Solvina has chosen its Dymola modeling and simulation solution to optimize the development of effective control strategies for plant productivity and energy consumption.

Poorly configured control systems can lead to excessive energy consumption and production inefficiency. Therefore, many of Solvina’s customers are in great need of energy optimization. One example is the pulp and paper industry where optimized steam net control enables maximized energy production and minimized oil heating, without dumping of steam and with a stabilized pressure level to all steam consumers.

In order to manage these challenges, Solvina leverages the Dymola modeling and simulation solution by Dassault Systèmes to define the optimal control strategy and configuration, then improving production and energy usage at the plant. The solution is also used to evaluate and adapt control solutions by simulation before implementation.

“A project for a Swedish pulp mill resulted in power savings of 20 MWh/day, which implies cost savings of approximately 500,000 Euros per year,” said Veronica Olesen, project and systems engineer at Solvina. “Without Dymola, we simply could not do our job. It’s the best way to help plant operators achieve enhanced performance and plant availability. If the controller works in the virtual world, it will work in the physical plant.”

Dymola makes it possible to simulate dynamic and complex interactions between, for example, mechanical, electrical, thermodynamic, hydraulic and control systems. This means users can create more integrated models, thereby obtaining simulation results closer to reality.

“The advantage with Dymola is its top-down approach, which enables us to represent the plant with few components and from this model we can test different control strategies much faster than if we had to include all the plant details in our model from the beginning,” said Olesen.

Dymola is based on the modeling language Modelica, allowing users to create their own library of models, or modify existing models, so that they will match users’ unique modeling and simulation needs to a higher degree.

Among Solvina’s customers are large companies such as ABB, AkzoNobel, Banverket, Fortum, Holmen Paper, SCA, Vattenfall and Volvo.

###

About Solvina
Solvina is a Swedish technical consulting company and leading supplier of energy system design, system integration and control engineering for the power and process industry. Solvina was founded in 1997 and is located in Gothenburg and Västerås. Its 38 highly qualified engineers in its three divisions - process engineering, electrical engineering, safety and quality - provide customers in the chemical, pulp and paper, power, energy and nuclear power industries with the know-how and methods needed to achieve enhanced performance and availability of a power plant. www.solvina.se

About Dassault Systèmes
As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 115,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systèmes applications provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. The Dassault Systèmes portfolio consists of CATIA for designing the virtual product - SolidWorks for 3D mechanical design - DELMIA for virtual production - SIMULIA for virtual testing - ENOVIA for global collaborative lifecycle management, and 3DVIA for online 3D lifelike experiences. For more information, visit http://www.3ds.com.

CATIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA, SIMULIA, SolidWorks and 3D VIA are registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries.

 

 



Contact:

Dassault Systèmes Press Contacts
Karin Sverlander (DS Nordics)
Email Contact
+46 31 720 58 68
or
Virginie Blindenberg (DS EMEA)
Email Contact
+33 (1) 61 62 84 21
or
Derek Lane (DS Americas)
Email Contact
+1 (818) 673-2243
or
Elena Fernandez (DS LATAM)
Email Contact
+1 (978) 442-2790
or
Solvina Press Contacts
Veronica Olesen, Solvina
Email Contact
+46 31 709 63 63




Review Article Be the first to review this article
SolidCAM: Program your CNCs directly inside your existing CAD system.


Featured Video
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
Re-Use Your CAD: The ModelCHECK Handbook
Jobs
Business Partner Manager for Cityworks - Azteca Systems, LLC at Sandy, UT
GIS Analyst II for Air Worldwide at Boston, MA
Upcoming Events
Design & Manufacturing, Feb 7 - 9, 2017 Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA at Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim CA - Feb 7 - 9, 2017
Innorobo 2017 at Docks de Paris Paris France - May 16 - 18, 2017
Display Week 2017 at Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S Figueroa St Los Angeles CA - May 21 - 26, 2017



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy Advertise