Accession Number:

ADA456346

Title:

Specification-Driven Pipe Detail Design

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-07-21

Pagination or Media Count:

111.0

Abstract:

Traditional shipyard piping design begins with a piping system diagram. The piping system diagram is a drawing, at a level of detail which gives guidance and basic limiting parameters. Consequently the detailed design products which follow may contain errors, unintended differences from and system level design specifications. contradictions to the This study was authorized to the implications of creating determine the feasibility and examine a computer-controlled environment in which the system-level design can be programmatically correlated to the detail design. The approach taken would be to create, up-front, computer-resident sets of piping specifications and design rules. These sets would for the basis for computer software processes and checks, to ensure that detail design practices are not allowed to deviate from the intent of the system design. Performing piping design in such a computer-controlled environment has been titled specification-driven design.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Marine Engineering
  • Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings and Valves

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE