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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

display miter bends

When a bend is a miter display with the number of cuts or at least just one cut so they do not look like formed bends.
Kevin Koorey about 1 year ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Add label box for flexible joints

It would be helpful if flexible joints could have a label or tag added. This would be similar to how many components in AutoPIPE have the ability to label components, such as supports and anchors.
Michael Cummings about 1 year ago in UI 1 Future consideration

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.
Mike Dattilio about 1 year ago in UI 2 Future consideration

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 ...
Mike Dattilio over 1 year ago in Analysis 2 Future consideration

One Button Z Up Conversion

When exporting a file to a DGN, one can easily click a button to transpose the model from Y up to Z up. It would be very handy if this could be done in the AutoPIPE model itself. Then one could simply click a button to change a file from Y up to Z...
Michael Cummings over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 7 Future consideration

Increase maximum number of static earthquake load cases.

When using nonlinear analysis earthquake loads cannot be scaled. If additional analysis sets are required with different earthquake accelerations for design purposes, it is severely limiting to have only 30 E cases. There are 100 analysis sets, it...
Michael Wood over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 0 Future consideration

Unlock Springs for HydroTEST

Provide an option for unlocking Springs and Constants on the support definition dialog. Set default to Lock and allow Unlock during Hydrotest
Mike Dattilio over 3 years ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 2 Future consideration

ASME UG-44(b), code case 2901 Flange checks

Add the updated code case 2901 calculation to the flange checking options
Kevin Koorey about 2 months ago in Code 0 Needs review

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