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AutoPIPE Ideas Portal

Welcome to the AutoPIPE Ideas Portal. We value your feedback, and our team regularly reviews your ideas and considers them for future improvements to our products and services.

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Add Cut-shorts to View Settings/Scale Factors

Users cannot change the size of cut-short symbol. The cut-short symbol is drawn proportional to the pipe OD while in single line mode. It sometimes looks too big or too small.
Guest 8 months ago in UI 0 Needs review

Report Sign-Max for Support and Restraint in Results

It would be very handy for AutoPIPE to report the maximum loading for all load cases for reporting to the structural engineer or equipment manufacturers.
Sean Pellerin 8 months ago in Reporting 3 Already exists

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...
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress / UI 1 Future consideration

Evaluate ASME B16.5/47 flanges per ASME BPVC VIII-1 UG-44(b)

ASME B31.3-2022 F312 FLANGED JOINTS suggests using UG-44(b) "for qualifying piping external loadings on welding neck flanges". UG-44(b) is a modification of the very conservative equivalent pressure method.
Sean Pellerin over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 2 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

Defining Concentrated force to the local axis of element

The inability to specify the concentrated force for the local element in Autopipe leads to numerous challenges when defining the slug force on a pipeline that is misaligned with the axis. In contrast to CAESAR, Autopipe lacks the capability to rot...
Guest 4 months ago in Analysis 0 Planned

Fix AutoPIPE window position on multiple monitors

When using AutoPIPE with multiple monitors, there are several scenarios in which a window positions will get messed up. One example is the interactive results box will sometimes become very tall, with the results still shown at the top and then bl...
Michael Wood over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Future consideration

A single Autopipe file

Similar to APC files, it would be much more convenient if Autopipe packaged all essential sub files during an analysis project and created a single file by default. It would ensure that the user does not make a mistake and stores the wrong files. ...
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 5 Already exists

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

Fix the Load Sequencing for Snow Load

The help file states the following for snow load analysis: Limitation Currently, AutoPIPE only considers snow loading as linear analysis. Load sequencing does not apply to snow loads and such results should not be considered. For analysis sets tha...
Sean Pellerin 9 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review