HOUSTON — (BUSINESS WIRE) — January 4, 2010 — COADE announced today the release of PV Elite 2010, an updated edition of the company’s popular software for pressure vessel and heat exchanger design and analysis, now with ASME Section VIII Div. 1 and Div. 2 updates for the 2009 addenda. Other code-related additions include WRC Bulletin 297 options for local analysis, u-tube tubesheet analysis per EN-13445, Kopp and Sayer expansion joint analysis and many other code enhancements.
International enhancements include the addition of seismic codes for Venezuela (PDVSA) and Chile (NCh2369), updates to the Australian wind and seismic codes, and additional input echo language options including Portuguese, Spanish, French, German and Italian. New productivity features in PV Elite 2010 include new capabilities for modeling and analyzing ear and perpendicular lifting lugs, enhancements for minimum design metal temperature (MDMT) analysis and reporting, and improved compatibility with Microsoft Window 7.
Information on PVElite 2010 is at http://info.coade.com/content/PVEliteRelease, including a list of enhancements.
An informative PV Elite 2010 webinar is scheduled for January 19 CST. For information or to register, click here: http://coade.typepad.com/coadeinsider/2009/12/whats-new-in-pv-elite-2010-webinar.html.
COADE, Inc. is a provider of software for multiple plant design and engineering disciplines. COADE's aims are that design and engineering should share relevant information seamlessly, thereby maintaining accuracy and improving efficiency. COADE's product line conforms to those goals and includes: CAESAR II, the world's most widely used pipe stress analysis software; PV Elite for pressure vessel and heat exchanger design and analysis; CADWorx Plant Design Suite for intelligent plant design modeling, process schematics and automatic production of plant design deliverables; and TANK for the design and analysis of oil storage tanks. COADE, CAESAR II, CADWorx, PV Elite, CodeCalc and TANK are registered trademarks or trademarks of COADE, Inc. For more information, visit www.coade.com.
For COADE, Inc.
Gary Carson, 1-713-668-8550
Vornel Walker, 1-281-890-4566