The Asset Based PI Example Kits demonstrate how to address simple, industry-specific business problems with PI AF and other asset-based PI tools.
Each example kit is a downloadable ZIP file that contains the PI AF database definitions and related files used to address a business use case. It allows you to install and explore in your own PI AF Server common use cases such as:
The example kits were created using industry experience and lessons learned from helping our customers address their business problems in PI AF.
Each kit contains:
The Asset Based PI Example Kits are designed to help you learn how to apply asset- based PI to common, industry-specific business objectives.
In this example kit, a simple implementation of an average Solar Plant used in the Renewable Energy Industry has been modeled and several KPIs calculated based on process conditions.
This kit contains:
- Example templates and analyses
- A representative AF structure
- Sample ProcessBook displays
- A starting framework for you to customize with your own assets and analyses
Use of this kit requires the following minimum software versions:
- Data Archive 2016, AF Server 2016 R2
- PI Analysis Service 2016 R2
- PI Notifications 2016 R2
- PI System Explorer 2016 R2
- PI ProcessBook 2015.
The Asset Based PI Example Kits help those with a working understanding of the PI System gain inspiration to solve their own business objectives. They are available to all of our customers and partners as a learning tool.
Asset Based PI Example Kit User Guide - Distillation Column Monitoring_v2016.pdf - This file will tell you everything you need to know to get your example kit installed. Here are the other files you will need:
If you want to download a zip that includes all the above files, here's the link:
You will need access to a PI AF Server and at a minimum, permissions to create an AF database. Each kit user guide contains information on the required software versions, which range from PI AF Server 2014 R2 with PI Analysis Service 2014 R2 to PI AF Server 2015 R2 with PI Analysis Server 2015 R2. PI Data Archive 2012 is also a minimum requirement.
Watch this video to learn how the kits are installed: Getting Started with an Asset Based PI Example Kit