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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 12 days ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

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 16 days ago in Analysis 2 Future consideration

Add manufacturer library for SIF's to populate to meet B31.J as per B31.3 2020

Add manufacturer library to select for SIF's to populate to meet B31.J as per B31.3 2020
Guest 5 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

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 4 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

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 25 days ago in Analysis 0 Planned

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 about 1 year ago in Analysis / AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 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 6 months ago in Analysis 2 Future consideration

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 12 months ago in Analysis 1 Planned

Upgrade Steam relief to include other gas & liquid relief thrust analysis

Currently The Loads > Steam Relief > Steam Relief command enables the user to define the thrust loads at steam exit points due to a discharge through a safety relief valve. Add ability for program to analyze other gas & liquid relief val...
Mike Dattilio 8 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

Fix the Load Sequencing for Snow Load

The help file states the following for snow load analysis: Limitation Currently, AutoPIPE only considers snow loading as linear analysis. Load sequencing does not apply to snow loads and such results should not be considered. For analysis sets tha...
Sean Pellerin 6 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review