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Add option to enter Specific Gravity of contents referenced to Air instead of Water

The Specific Gravity based on water is not applicable to flow services that are 100% gas. Specific gravity for liquid is weight of liquid with respect to water and specific gravity of gas is weight of gas with respect to air. These 2 fluids are to...
Guest almost 3 years ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 2 Future consideration

In Wiki Errors section improve E514-2 description of"Why and How to Avoid"

Add to E514-2 error description found in AutoPIPE Wiki that when re-running Time History analyses using older models, Time History Profile (*.THP) files may need to be created by importing old (*.TIH) files.
Guest 12 days ago in UI 0 Needs review

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 17 days ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

Output file should describe number of Warning/Error conditions encountered

Analysis quality will improve if AutoPIPE Output Report (SQO) describes the number of Warning/Error conditions encountered together with a recommendation to view .CHK, .DCHK, .ANL and any other Warning/Error files present. The lack of a recommenda...
Guest 21 days ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

Write as many Error messages as possible to *.ANL file

Currently Error messages appear on screen while interactively using AutoPIPE. If doing Batch processing Error messages never appear! If an Error message can be displayed on the screen it can also be written to the *.ANL file. Error conditions that...
Guest 24 days ago in Reporting 0 Planned

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 about 1 month ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

Add capability to model 2 springs in series

Spring hanger arrangement, see attachment.
Mike Dattilio about 1 month 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 about 1 month 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 2 months ago in Modelling 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 2 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review