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Turn off wind in 1 or more directions for segement

In some cases pipes are shielded from wind from walls etc, it would be helpful to be able to turn the wind off in that direction, on that segment, Currently you can only turn off all of the wind loads on a segment
Guest 2 months ago in Analysis 0 Future consideration

add user define on spring "hot load input" and let the program design spring rate, Cold load and variation checking

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Guest 3 months ago in Analysis 0 Future consideration

Hydrotest Pressure Extension

Users can decide whether pressure extension should be considered in static analysis sets, but this is not an option for hydrotest cases. The user is required to consider it with no option to unselect "Pressure Extension" in the "Analysis Sets" int...
Guest 3 months ago in Analysis 2 Future consideration

Add API 661 allowables to rotating equipment

Provide user ability to insert cooler nozzle allowables per API 661. This would help with cooler orientation and no longer require user to look up allowable values each time. Provide a multiplier allowable (i.e. 2x 3x API limits)
Guest 7 months ago in Analysis 0 Future consideration

Non-nuclear Fatigue Analysis

I am planning to include non-nuclear fatigue in a future release. We already support ASME III NB method for nuclear and want to provide a general approach to be used with other design codes. I am looking for interest in the idea and any suggestion...
Phil Senior 9 months ago in Analysis 2 Future consideration

Apply joint efficiency factor to ASME B31.1 Expansion allowable

As an example, ASME B31.1 (2020) - section "102.3.2 Limits for Sustained Stresses and Displacement Stress Ranges" - para (b) Displacement Stresses provides the equation 1A for calculation of allowable stress range. Review the definition of Sc and ...
Mike Dattilio about 1 year ago in Analysis 2 Future consideration

Reference point - nonsymmetric allowable

Reference point is great tool to verify connector capacity. Currently only symmetric allowable values could be used. Many times connectors allowable loads are nonsymmetric ex. range of values -80 to 0kN or -150 to 350kNm. See attached image. It wo...
Guest over 1 year ago in Analysis / AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 0 Future consideration