The 3.3x series of releases focuses on equipment sizing. Following on from the auto size options for Relief Valves and Bursting Disks introduced in v3.30, the v3.31 release will add auto sizing for a further 14 equipment items.
Auto sizing helps speed up the design process and gives you greater confidence in your designs by removing guess work. For example, it is now possible to size the piping and flow balancing items in the cooling water system shown below:
This release allows auto sizing of Pipes, Centrifugal Pumps, Positive Displacement Pumps, Fans, Compressors, Flow Controllers, Pressure Reducers, Pressure Sustainers, Differential Pressure Controllers, Thin and thick orifice plates, Inline Nozzles, Venturi tubes, Safety Relief Valves, and Bursting Disks.