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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...
2 months ago
Add China Electric Power industry standard DL/T 5366
At present, the pipeline stress calculation specification is selected as the American standard, whether it is considered to refer to the Chinese standard DL/T 5366-2014. If there is no reference to this standard, then please ask whether this stand...
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)
User to select spring from list of springs returned by Spring hanger analysis command
After running a hanger selection analysis with the currently defined hanger analysis parameters, 1 or more possible spring hangers that meet the criteria are reported, starting with the longest range and highest spring rate and finishing with the ...
5 months ago
Allow user to set the 6 color stress plot ranges as needed
While looking at the Color Stress plot there is a Key in the top left corner with 6 colors and corresponding ranges. These ranges are hard coded into the program. Give the user the options to set these 6 ranges as needed.
6 months ago
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 ...
7 months ago
Add a toggle between X/Y/Z and axial/shear/bending/torsion for forces and moments in the reference loads dialog. Many allowables for connections are given in terms of total shear load or bending moment. It is not possible to use the current refere...
Second UI Window for docking dialogs, tools and grids
Autopipe has multiple windows, tools, floating windows, grids and other UI Elements. For users that use multiple monitors, The above UI Elements often move around, and re orient themselves. By providing the user with a second UI Application Window...