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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...
Add color-coded presentation of P&ID line numbers assigned to AutoPIPE model segments
This kind of presentation allows for model data analysis in order to see pipes according to their P&ID line numbers. It is VERY needed as allows to verify which segments represent which lines. Also may by used to represent equipment, equipment...
AutoPIPE's Node Annotations (Insert > Node Annotations) are not able to be printed on a Stress Isometric. Using the "save isometric drawning" prompt, we have the option to isert annotations (but it's not a good way to do it), and it's not relat...
Add a button that resets the Input Grids or Results grids to visible location on screen
When using AutoPIPE on laptop connected to a docking station or additional monitors, then removed to just using a laptop screen may cause the input / results grids to not be shown in the visible area. The grids are hidden out of screen view. Recom...
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.
8 months ago
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 ...
9 months ago
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...
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...
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...