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ASME Flange Summary to show both Operating and Seating in separate columns

Currently the results summary will show the worst case for the flange. ASME B16.5 flanges combined with spiral wound gaskets will commonly fail the seating condition check with the ASME division 1 checks. This can be ignored provided the operating...
Guest 3 months ago in Reporting 0 Future consideration

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 3 months ago in Analysis 0 Future consideration

Bring back the Bentley AutoPIPE User Accreditation Program

As per the note in read on the top of this page, please bring back the user accreditation program
Hubert Velten 3 months ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Needs review

Flange Ansi check as per UG-44: setting a user ratio for each rating

Ansi/kellogs method is a widely used way to check flange joint, but different standard, or client specification could use different allowable. Now the ASME BPVC VII UG-44 suggest 2.2 for B16.5 #150 and 1.5 for most of the others; DNV suggested 1.5...
Gianludovico Spizuoco 4 months ago in Reporting 1 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 4 months ago in Analysis 0 Future consideration

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 4 months ago in UI 0 Future consideration

Output Modal Solution/mass participation

AutoPIPE error 1304731 indicates that there are improper combinations of the modal solutions for seismic anchor motions and seismic response spectra. The "fix" to the error report is a warning to the end-user; however, there is no work around. Oth...
Guest 4 months ago in Reporting 3 Already exists

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 4 months ago in Analysis 2 Future consideration

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 4 months ago in Code 4 Planned

Add a toggle button in segments grid to apply a transparency visual plot

Working with existing or future segments in large systems, it would be great to have a option to change their segments plot (like adding transparency). Something similar to older software like Triflex (see attached image).
Guest 5 months ago in UI 2 Future consideration