Refinery revamp uses photogrammetry to produce as-built model

05/22/2000
This PDMS screenshot captures the model of the gas plant. The grey and white colors highlight areas modeled using photogrammetry for clash-detection and tie-in purposes. Yellow shows plant items modeled with photogrammetry that need to be revised. Red is new equipment.Click here to enlarge imageHaving used three-dimensional (3D) computer aided design (CAD) technology on numerous greenfield engineering projects, Kvaerner Engineering & Construction, Zoetermere, The Netherlands, successfully used it on a complex brownfield situation.The 3D CAD technology reduced the number of rework items during the engineering-drawing stages of a revamp of Royal Dutch/Shell's Pernis, The Netherlands, ...
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