Chapter 2: First Steps in Plant Simulation
This chapter will introduce you to first steps in Plant Simulation and help you to get familiar with the graphical user interface of Plant Simulation. After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
- Launch and set preferences of Plant Simulation
- Understand the working environment, toolbars and ribbon menus in Plant Simulation
After you have installed Plant Simulation, double-click on the Plant Simulation desktop shortcut or select the program from Windows start menu to launch Plant Simulation. The start page of Plant Simulation will open. From the start page, you can choose to create a new model, open an existing model, as well as to view example models, demo videos and tutorials. The start page also includes a link to the Plant Simulation community forum where you can discuss modeling questions with other Plant Simulation users.