Aspen Production Record Manager: Retrieving Batch Data using the Reporting Tools

Course Id:  MES171   |   Duration:  1.00 day(s)   |   CEUs Awarded:  0.7   |   Level:  Introductory


Course Objective

Use the Reporting tools of Aspen Production Record Manager to examine data within Aspen InfoPlus.21. Learn how to produce batch reports in Microsoft Excel and batch plots in Aspen Process Explorer.

Course Overview

  • Use the Reporting tools of Aspen Production Record Manager to examine data within Aspen InfoPlus.21
  • Use the standard Aspen Production Record Manager client tools to produce batch reports in Microsoft Excel
  • Produce Batch plots in Aspen Process Explorer

Benefits

  • Understand the use of the client-side Aspen Production Record Manager (APRM) tools that will add business value to your application and enable the user to configure timely reports and trends
  • Gain business value from your software investment by training the people who use APRM to recognize and exploit all its features

Audience

Process Operators, Engineers, and Managers responsible for reporting on a batch process monitored by Aspen Production Record Manager

Approach

  • An overview of the product and its application is presented, together with the terminology and underlying concepts
  • The terminology used in the course is consistent with S88
  • The course is packed with hands-on exercises to provide practical experience of the concepts covered
  • All client-side tools are reviewed, and the role and use of each one examined in detail, with hands-on activities that include creating batch trends, generating lists and reports on batches, and creating Batch reports in Microsoft Excel and Aspen IP.21 Browser™

Prerequisites

  • Microsoft Windows basic user skills
  • Microsoft Excel basic user skills
  • Some experience using Aspen Process Explorer (PME122 or MES122 Using and Configuring Aspen Process Explorer) would be beneficial.
  • Some prior experience using Aspen IP.21 Browser would be beneficial.

Class Schedule

Class Agenda

MES171: Aspen Production Record Manager: Retrieving Batch Data using the Reporting Tools

Overview of Aspen Production Record Manager and Client Tools

  • Identify and explain the capabilities of Aspen Production Record Manager (APRM)
  • Identify the standard Client Tools available with APRM
  • Become familiar with batch terminology
  • Understand the tag naming convention used by the AspenChem Simulation

Using Standard Client Tools to View/Modify Batch Data
  • Use the following client applications (tools) to retrieve batch data from the Aspen Production Record Manager (APRM) database:
    • Batch Query Tool
    • Alias Browser
    • Characteristic Browser
    • Batch Detail Display

Viewing APRM Data in Aspen Process Explorer
  • Create and use Aspen Process Explorer plots delivered with Aspen Production Record Manager (APRM) application

Reporting
  • Use the Batch Reporting Tools to generate reports containing information obtained from the Aspen Production Record Manager database
  • Create Ad-hoc reports from the client tools
  • Describe the differences between the various Ad-hoc reports
  • Produce reports accessing APRM data using Aspen IP.21 Process Browser based on designator, time, and advanced specifications

Creating On-Demand (Manual) Reports using the Excel COM Add-In
  • Discuss the capabilities of APRM COM Excel Add-In tool
  • Generate a report in Excel using the Excel Add-In

Creating On-Demand (Manual) Reports using the Legacy Excel Add-In
  • Discuss the capabilities of APRM Legacy Excel Add-In tool
  • Generate a report in Excel using the Legacy Excel Add-In

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.