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Allow load combination re-sorting or insert

In the load combination options, users can custom define loads. The combination ordering is specific to the entries - the rows at the bottom can use previous combinations above, but not v/v. AutoPIPE generates an error if a load case tries to refe...
Guest 3 months ago in UI 0 Planned

ASME NM.1 analysis for plastic pipes

ASME released ASME NM.1 for thermoplastic piping systems. It is handy for stress analysis of plastic pipes (PVC, CPVC, HDPE. PE, ...) compared to ASME B31.3. It will be beneficial if Autopipe includes this code as an option for analysis.
Guest 3 months ago in Code 4 Planned

Defining Concentrated force to the local axis of element

The inability to specify the concentrated force for the local element in Autopipe leads to numerous challenges when defining the slug force on a pipeline that is misaligned with the axis. In contrast to CAESAR, Autopipe lacks the capability to rot...
Guest 4 months ago in Analysis 0 Planned

Flange Analysis - report Axial force and Bending moment values

Currently the Flange Analysis output report does not print the Axial force and Bending moment input values used in the calculations. Suggest output report subsection " 1.5 PRESSURE & TEMPERATURE LOADS:" be renamed to "1.5 Load" and expanded to...
Mike Dattilio 4 months ago in Reporting 0 Planned

User .DFL file as seed file for project specification

AutoPIPE currently provides a default setting file that can be used to control how a new model is created. We want to expand this to include most options, settings and material information, make it shareable and use it as a seed file. Would this b...
Phil Senior 7 months ago in Modelling 0 Planned

Write as many Error messages as possible to *.ANL file

Currently Error messages appear on screen while interactively using AutoPIPE. If doing Batch processing Error messages never appear! If an Error message can be displayed on the screen it can also be written to the *.ANL file. Error conditions that...
Guest 9 months ago in Reporting 0 Planned

Adding a calculation module acc. to EN 13445 in AutoPIPE Nozzle/Vessel

When analyzing nozzle loads acc. to EN 13445 designed vessels.
Guest 12 months ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Planned

speed up the analysis of large model

large dimension model have a big problem in velocity, particulary with dinamic, for the very old architecture of the software. Some common ideas: multi core implementation (a must, in my opinion) 64bit use of library for graphic cards a benchmark ...
Gianludovico Spizuoco about 1 year ago in Analysis 1 Planned

Insert 2 node points when a flange is inserted, to allow the user to set the BW SIF

By default, when you insert a WN or Lap Joint flange in Autopipe, it does not account for SIF at the BW joint. User has to enter an additional node point at a flange length and define a Joint Type with a defined offset. This could be automated.
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 0 Planned

ASME NM.2 Analysis

ASME released a new FRP standard for pipe stress analysis in 2019. This would be very beneficial for FRP analysis compared to ASME B31.3.
Sean Pellerin over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 0 Planned