PEL Training

PEL software from ABB is a highly effective solution for generating and managing process engineering data.


PEL is a collection of tools to enable engineers to carry out their day-to-day tasks more quickly and reliably. The software includes purpose built programs to generate datasheets, perform engineering calculations of liquid and / or gas flow, investigate physical properties and create fault tree diagrams. Designed by engineers for engineers, the tools are intuitive and easy to use. They can be used to work out every day calculations, for troubleshooting issues such as bottlenecks, or when making plant modifications. This low cost solution will enable engineers to design processes more quickly and reliably with up-to-date and permanently available design data.

This course will give an introduction to the following PEL programs:

 PhysPack - for exploring physical properties of both pure components and mixtures 
 PEW - the Process Engineers Workbench 
 CAPRE - Calculations for Process Engineers in Excel 
 FLONET and VisualFLONET - for modelling liquid and gas distribution systems 
 VisualAdrian - for modelling pressure relief systems 
 VisualPiper - for rigorous modelling of non ideal and two phase flow in pipes 

 ProvueDB.NET - the engineering database for process, control, relief, and instrument datasheets 


The course is predominantly hands-on training covering the 60 second guides for each of the above programs.

On completion you should be able to understand:
− What programs are available in PEL
− How to use the programs with confidence


PC requirements
The training is mainly hands-on and in order to get the best results each trainee will require a PC. ABB will have a limited number of laptops available for attendees who are unable to bring their own.  If you wish to bring your own PC, please let us know in advance and note the following requirements:

The PEL software must be installed prior to the course. It may be downloaded from and will require a software key from ABB to activate it.

Excel and VISIO Standard Edition Version 2010 or higher to be installed on each PC.

PEL requires administrator privileges for installation and 500 MB disk space.

  • When

  • Thursday, 17 January, 2019
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Where

  • ABB Limited
    Daresbury Park
    Warrington WA4 4BT
    +44 (0) 1925 741111