The piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID) – the "roadmap" of the plant - is developed, accessed, shared, and modified throughout the plant life cycle. Therefore, it is critical that the P&ID is kept up-to-date, accurately reflecting the as-built plant. SmartPlant P&ID helps you develop and manage your P&IDs with a focus on the plant asset rather than the document representation. It exercises rules and connectivity checks to speed the entire engineering process, helping you save money without compromising design quality or integrity. SmartPlant P&ID also facilitates faster project startup because standards from the American National Standards Institute are included with the software.