Aspen Basic Engineering: Project and Administrator Configuration

Learn how to configure Aspen Basic Engineering (ABE) to meet your specific needs, and the structure of ABE modules. Develop organization/industry/project specific datasheets and symbols and customize data model to reflect industry specific objects and attributes. Capture and apply organizational/standard work practices by creating a customized knowledge base.

Audience:

Engineers or project personnel responsible for configuring and customizing Aspen Basic Engineering to fit organizational/industry needs

Training Details

  • Course Id:

    EBE201

  • Duration:

    3 day(s)

  • CEUs Awarded:

    2.1

  • Level:

    Intermediate

Benefits

  •  Gain an understanding of how the various modules of Aspen Basic Engineering are structured
  •  Develop organization/industry/project specific datasheets and symbols; customize data model to reflect industry specific objects and attributes
  •  Capture and apply organizational/standard work practices by creating a customized knowledge base
  •  Maintain separate data sets and corresponding documents for various scenarios
  •  Progress and monitor drawings and datasheets through issue/revision cycles

Approach

  •  Discussion about the general approach and the key elements of the software
  •  Demonstrations of features
  •  Instructor-guided exercises
  •  Hands-on workshops that apply learned concepts
  •  Detailed course notes

Pre-requisites

  •  Successfully completed EBE101 Aspen Basic Engineering: End User Basics (Aspen Zyqad)
  •  Previous experience of using Aspen Basic Engineering on projects is beneficial but not required
  •  A background in process/project engineering is helpful but not required
  •  A basic understanding of Microsoft Windows and client/server principles is beneficial
  •  Note: This course is typically scheduled in conjunction with the EBE101 Aspen Basic Engineering: End User Basics (Aspen Zyqad) class

Agenda

System Overview an Administration
  • Discuss simplified architecture and implementation options.
  • Explain the folder structure and files within Aspen Basic Engineering.
  • Introduce the Aspen Basic Engineering Administration Tool.
  • Review workspace setup and configuration.
  • Access control for Workspaces.
  • Workshop: Create and Configure a Workspace
    • Create a New Library Set
    • Create a New Workspace
    • Handle Users, Roles and Privileges
    • Export Privileges
    • Activate Attribute History

Class Library Editor
  • Identify and explain the Class Library Editor:
    • Class Structure
    • Library Structure
  • Review object-oriented Technology Concepts used in Aspen Basic Engineering.
  • Workshop: Modify and Configure the Data Model of a Workspace
    • Create a New Library
    • Create a Class View
    • Add Attributes to an Exiting Composite View
    • Generate a New Class and Attributes
    • Navigate in the CLE
    • Search the Class Libraries
    • Define Units of Measure and Quantity Type

Datasheet Definition
  • Introduce the datasheet lifecycle.
  • Discuss the datasheet definition steps.
  • Workshop: Define a Pump Datasheet
    • Create the outline
    • Set up Datasheet Definer
    • Define Datasheet Properties
    • Insert Datasheet Fields
    • Add the Datasheet to a Workspace

Symbol and Label Definition
  • Identify and explain symbol and label definitions.
  • Review steps for creating symbols and labels.
  • Workshop: Define a Symbol and a Labels
    • Personalize Text Properties
    • Create a New Symbol
    • Create a New Label
The Bridge Application
  • Identify and explain the Bridge concept as it relates to Aspen Basic Engineering.
  • Use the Bridge Application to create and run a bridge.
  • Workshop: Define a Bridge to Import Mass Balance Data from an Excel Spreadsheet
    • Create a Bridge
    • Create the Linkset for each Stream
    • Test the Bridge

Knowledge Base Introduction
  • Review the Knowledge Base structure and how knowledge base items can be used.
  • Explore the Rule Language, its syntax and use to define knowledge base items.
  • Review Knowledge Base Examples.
  • Workshop: Use the ABE Rules Editor to create a module with Knowledge Base items
    • Include Existing KB in a Workspace
    • Develop a KB item for Vessels Operating above 100 °C
    • Develop a KB item for Warning Messages
    • Develop a KB item for Warning Messages

Capstone Project
  • Workshop: Take on a role of an ABE (Aspen Basic Engineering) Administrator and build a workspace environment to produce engineering deliverables starting from scratch.
    • Configure Workspace
    • Develop a Bridge for vessel geometry calculation
    • Develop an equipment list for vessels
    • Develop new symbol for CSTR vessel

Register for a Class

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Aspen Technology, Inc. awards Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for training classes conducted by our organization. One CEU is granted for every 10 hours of class participation.