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AutoPIPE Pipe Stress

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ASME NM.1 analysis for plastic pipes

ASME released ASME NM.1 for thermoplastic piping systems. It is handy for stress analysis of plastic pipes (PVC, CPVC, HDPE. PE, ...) compared to ASME B31.3. It will be beneficial if Autopipe includes this code as an option for analysis.
Guest about 2 months ago in Code 4 Planned

Add a toggle button in segments grid to apply a transparency visual plot

Working with existing or future segments in large systems, it would be great to have a option to change their segments plot (like adding transparency). Something similar to older software like Triflex (see attached image).
Guest 2 months ago in UI 2 Future consideration

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 2 months ago in Analysis 0 Planned

Flange Analysis - report Axial force and Bending moment values

Currently the Flange Analysis output report does not print the Axial force and Bending moment input values used in the calculations. Suggest output report subsection " 1.5 PRESSURE & TEMPERATURE LOADS:" be renamed to "1.5 Load" and expanded to...
Mike Dattilio 2 months ago in Reporting 0 Planned

Update Materials List & Temp Range to reflect that of the code (B31.3)- Specifically N08811

If the material is listed in the code (B31.3) shouldn't it be in list of materials in the software and also have the same temperature range
Guest 3 months ago in Code 3 Future consideration

Include UID number in "Result" mdb output.

In our work process we create PCF file using S3D. After analyzing data inside Autopipe we would like to export some of the analyzed data from Autopipe and import back to S3D. Easiest way to achieve that would be by using UID number of the analyzed...
Guest 3 months ago in Reporting 0 Needs review

Flexible elements displacement results in element local axes

having flexible elements displacements results reported in local element axes, provides a better way to quantify relative end displacements and avoids doing global to local axes transformation out of the software. Amount of end and intermediate di...
Guest 5 months ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Already exists

Add ASME B31.3 2022 Code Update

What: Include 2022 update to B31.3 design code Why: Design code that becomes effective 6 months after release. Released Jan 30, 2023 Benefit: This design code is used for a wide range of different piping systems in various industries. Users requir...
Mike Dattilio 5 months ago in Code 1 Planned

User .DFL file as seed file for project specification

AutoPIPE currently provides a default setting file that can be used to control how a new model is created. We want to expand this to include most options, settings and material information, make it shareable and use it as a seed file. Would this b...
Phil Senior 5 months ago in Modelling 0 Future consideration

"Selection types different" - Develop a permanent solution for this error

https://communities.bentley.com/products/pipe_stress_analysis/w/pipe_stress_analysis__wiki/18879/selection-types-different-message-occurs-when-copy-pasting-to-autopipe Develop a permanent solution for this bug since 2015. Copy and pasting rows fro...
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed 6 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review