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Extract system Response Spectra at decoupled connection points

The capability of producing FRS at some points is sometimes needed to analyze small bore branches. Generally, the small bore branches could be decoupled from the headers for seismic analysis, but these lines shall be evaluated separately using the...
Guest 3 months ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 3 Future consideration

Ring Tool - Ability edit or modify the settings of an existing ring

Users cannot edit or modify existing rings. This is costing significant manhours to redo Ring Placement if the user forgets something during the initial ring placement.
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed 8 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

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

Support Detail Fig # and Allowable Support Load Ratings

Ensuring support info (gaps, friction, stiffness) is correct and reviewing support results are some of the more time consuming tasks. It would be very handy to be able to set up a library of support detail figure numbers with allowable load ratings.
Sean Pellerin over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 0 Future consideration

Reference Loads - Results Database

Currently, AutoPIPE does not have the option to export reference loads to a .mdb file. I want to be able to easily compare the Reference Loads to their allowable. This is most handy when you have radial nozzles. Please include the allowable loads ...
Sean Pellerin over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Future consideration

When exporting a model, the user should have the ability to select which nodes are exported based on the type of element it represents.

When creating stress isometric drawings, my team typically exports a .dxf file of the AutoPIPE Model. We are only concerned with nodes that represent support locations, however, there is no option to export only support nodes. Having this option a...
Guest over 3 years ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Future consideration

Add capability to model 2 springs in series

Spring hanger arrangement, see attachment.
Mike Dattilio 10 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Add a button that resets the Input Grids or Results grids to visible location on screen

When using AutoPIPE on laptop connected to a docking station or additional monitors, then removed to just using a laptop screen may cause the input / results grids to not be shown in the visible area. The grids are hidden out of screen view. Recom...
Mike Dattilio about 1 year ago in UI 0 Needs review

Enable different ambient temperatures for each thermal case

There is often need to calculate two conservative thermal combinations (lowest possible assembly temperature with highest working temperature and highest assembly temperature with lowest working temperature). Now it is needed to prepare two models...
Guest over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 3 Already exists

Dynamic interface between Autopipe and Openplant

Currently, the interface between Autopipe and Openplant is disconnected. Users have to manually export piping models to Autopipe, and perform analysis. If changes need to happen in one model, the other model isnt't updated dynamically. Further, th...
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 2 Future consideration