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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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 7 months ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Already exists

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 8 months ago in Modelling 0 Planned

"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 8 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Ring Tool - Ability edit or modify the settings of an existing ring

Users cannot edit or modify existing rings. This is costing significant manhours to redo Ring Placement if the user forgets something during the initial ring placement.
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed 8 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Ring Tool - Ability to define Branch Type for each projection angle

Currently, the Ring Tool is limited to apply all Run Branch types or all Tee Branch Types. Why doesn't the tool allow the user to independently define which nodes need to be tees or runs? See attached screenshot for details.
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed 8 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Ring Tool - Ability to modify angles in the Ring Tool dialog

When a user defines custom projections in the Ring Tool dialog, and then realizes they need to add an additional angle, it is not possible. The current method requires the user to clear out the custom angles defined and reenter the custom defined ...
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed 8 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review