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Increase the number of SAM / Support Groups

AS of AutoPIPE 23.00.00.230, the maximum number of unique response spectrums that can be analyzed is 200 [(S1..S10)x 20 support groups per SAM case]. Suggest to Increase the number of SAM and/or Support Groups in order to allow 200+ unique respons...
Mike Dattilio 10 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

Add capability to model 2 springs in series

Spring hanger arrangement, see attachment.
Mike Dattilio 11 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Model new piping geometry based on newly established local coordinate system instead of Global coordinate system

Use Case: If The entire model is using plant coordinates thus causing the entire system to be off AutoPIPE's global axis. Then, if the user needs to add new piping geometry it is very difficult to model in AutoPIPE using global coordinates. Users ...
Mike Dattilio 11 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Create and Save selection set of node points and beam points

As of July 2023, after making a selection set (highlighted red) it may become unselected when choosing the next command or another location that is not apart of the selection set. The user may need to perform another command / modification to a pr...
Mike Dattilio 11 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Color plot: Connected Segments

Provide a color map based on the Connected Segments (Select > Segments > Connected Segments). For each disconnected group have a unique color assigned.
Mike Dattilio 11 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

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 11 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

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...
Mike Dattilio 11 months ago in Code 0 Needs review

Copy & pasting pipe components with existing soil Id's are not updated with new Soil Id names

Open PipeSoil.apc Notice the Soil id currently in the model. Select all of the model. Paste to any location after pasting, notice the number of Soil Id's has doubled. Recommend when coping / pasting pipe node points with existing Soil Id's that th...
Mike Dattilio 12 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Add Victaulic fitting

AutoPIPE can model a Victaulic fitting using a number of approach mentioned here . However this is a very difficult and demanding process. Not to mention, that in some case there are converging issues related to multiple Flexible joints on connect...
Mike Dattilio 12 months ago in Modelling 0 Future consideration

Looking for an update to Import/Export the file from UG-Nx to Autopipe or Vice versa. Currently there is no common format's available which will support both the softwares.

Looking for an update to Import/Export the file from Auto-Pipe to UG-Nx or Vice versa. Currently there is no common format's available which will support both the software's.
Guest 12 months ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 4 Needs review