Fichtner Uses Intergraph(R) CADWorx(R) Plant and Intergraph(R) CAESAR II(R) to Solve Power Plant Challenges, Saving Time and Costs

HOUSTON, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 11, 2010 -- Intergraph® CADWorx® Plant and Intergraph® CAESAR II® software helped Fichtner Consulting Engineers (India) Pvt. Ltd. solve design challenges on a large 300 MW combined cycle power plant, as described in a new Case Study from Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions. The project involved the plot plan, plant layout, process flow diagram isometric drawings, subsystem engineering, and steam pipe stress analysis, with 75 separate pipe runs of varying diameters, pressures and temperatures, that had to meet stringent codes and standards, all within a confined area. Fichtner used CADWorx Plant to develop the 3D model and interfaced it with CAESAR II for pipe stress analysis, while CADWorx Design Review provided project collaboration and review. The ISOGEN tool produced accurate isometric drawings and bills of material for fabrication directly from the 3D model, saving time and reducing material costs. The seamless integration between CADWorx and CAESAR II helped them reduce data inconsistency, avoid errors, and reduce overall project costs for the client.

The Intergraph Case Study is available at http://coade.typepad.com/coadeinsider/2010/03/fichtner-case-study.html. For more information about Intergraph CADWorx and Analysis Solutions, visit www.coade.com.

About Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions
With the January 2010 acquisition of COADE, Inc., Intergraph has extended its offerings with plant design solutions for AutoCAD-based projects and design groups and for the broader engineering community. The aims of the Intergraph CADWorx and Analysis Solutions group are that design and engineering share relevant information seamlessly, thereby maintaining accuracy and improving efficiency. These products continue to conform to those goals and include: CADWorx Plant Design Suite for intelligent plant design modeling, process schematics and automatic production of plant design deliverables; CAESAR II, the world's most widely used pipe stress analysis software; PV Elite for pressure vessel and heat exchanger design and analysis; and TANK for the design and analysis of oil storage tanks. For information on the acquisition, visit http://www.intergraph.com/ppm/coade.aspx.

Intergraph, the Intergraph logo, CADWorx and CAESAR II are registered trademarks, and PV Elite, and TANK are trademarks of Intergraph Corporation. Other brands and product names are trademarks of their respective owners. © 2010 Intergraph Corp. All rights reserved.

Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions, 12777 Jones Rd., Suite 480, Houston, Texas 77070 USA; Tel: +1.281.890.4566, Web: www.coade.com

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