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Add ASME B31.3 2022 Code Update

What: Include 2022 update to B31.3 design code Why: Design code that becomes effective 6 months after release. Released Jan 30, 2023 Benefit: This design code is used for a wide range of different piping systems in various industries. Users requir...
Mike Dattilio 4 months ago in Code 1 Planned

Flexible Joint Step Function Stiffness

Looking for an update to flex coupling input box to better model flexible coupling behavior. Flexible joint additional inputs (see attached) 1) Max angle of deflection for flex joint 2) Two stiffness inputs for bending stiffness. Stiffness changes...
Guest 11 months ago in Modelling 0 Future consideration

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

Develop an Python API plug-in for importing, building, and editing models using data from 3D CAD packages

Develop an API that allows writing Python scripts to post process Autopipe results data for automated reporting etc. Also, allow plug-in for building and editing models using data from 3D CAD packages. (1018304)
Mike Dattilio 9 months ago in UI 5 Planned

Get rid of annoying windows beep sound

This is a really annoying sound. The UI shall provide a feature to disable the annoying beep sound. The attached wiki link proposes to disable Windows Sounds, but this disables all other Windows Sounds that serve a purpose outside of Autopipe. A s...
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed about 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 0 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

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

Add Node Annotations to stress isometric

AutoPIPE's Node Annotations (Insert > Node Annotations) are not able to be printed on a Stress Isometric. Using the "save isometric drawning" prompt, we have the option to isert annotations (but it's not a good way to do it), and it's not relat...
Guest 6 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review