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AutoPIPE Pipe Stress

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For large AutoPIPE analyses especially, it would be VERY helpful to know how long an AutoPIPE analysis took to run! I think the a log file with the time stamp, what analyses were run, and the total run time would probably be the best option. A pop...
Guest about 3 years ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 0 Future consideration

Add EN13941 functionality

New Oil and Gas projects may dry up as more countries set their sights on net zero. Along with this there is currently a massive increase in the number of large scale district heating systems in both Europe and North America. Adding EN13941 functi...
Guest about 3 years ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 0 Future consideration

Add trunnions and connected supports to Stress Isometric

Stress ISOmetric, I would like to see the trunnions shown along with their attached supports This will definitely save time having to annotate stress isos to show the missing pipe supports with the trunnions.
Mike Dattilio over 3 years ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 2 Future consideration

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 4 months ago in UI 2 Future consideration

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 11 months ago in Modelling 0 Future consideration

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 about 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