Thanks for installing Pihasa Assistant! You’ll find it makes it easy for engineering teams to manage projects and calculations so that you can focus on what matters–building better products.

In this article we will cover:

Main Screen

The following figure shows Pihasa Assistant main screen.

Pihasa Assistant Main Screen

These controls appear in the upper area of the main screen.
Pihasa Assistant Menus and Toolbars

The main menu includes several options:

The toolbar includes common actions for easy access:

Project Explorer

This Project Explorer is the navigation area.
Once a project is opened, here you’ll find the project organisation. Each Project project is organized into Folder folders (and subfolders). Every folder represents a unit or a system in your plant.

Pihasa Assistant Project Explorer

Supports are organised into folders and depending on its type, icon is different:

  • Variable Spring Supports stands for V(ariable) Supports
  • Constant Spring Supports stands for C(onstant) Supports
  • Rigid Supports stands for R(igid) Supports: Hangers, U-Bolts, Shoes and Sliding plates.
  • Dynamic Supports stands for D(ynamic) Supports: Struts, Snubbers
Note: Use the Explorer toolbar or right-click an item to show and execute actions.

Working Area

The software supports a multi-tabbed interface allowing you to arrange support sheets into multiple tabs. Each support datasheet or drawing is opened in a new tab.

Pihasa Assistant Working Area

If you click the ‘Close’ button in the upper-right corner of Pihasa Assistant working area, you will close the tab you’re currently viewing. You can also close a tab or a group or tabs using the menus or toolbar (as mentioned before).