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AutoPIPE Pipe Stress

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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 7 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Color plot: Connected Segments

Provide a color map based on the Connected Segments (Select > Segments > Connected Segments). For each disconnected group have a unique color assigned.
Mike Dattilio 7 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Upgrade Steam relief to include other gas & liquid relief thrust analysis

Currently The Loads > Steam Relief > Steam Relief command enables the user to define the thrust loads at steam exit points due to a discharge through a safety relief valve. Add ability for program to analyze other gas & liquid relief val...
Mike Dattilio 8 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

Add China Electric Power industry standard DL/T 5366

At present, the pipeline stress calculation specification is selected as the American standard, whether it is considered to refer to the Chinese standard DL/T 5366-2014. If there is no reference to this standard, then please ask whether this stand...
Mike Dattilio 8 months ago in Code 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 8 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

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 8 months ago in Modelling 0 Future consideration

Looking for an update to Import/Export the file from UG-Nx to Autopipe or Vice versa. Currently there is no common format's available which will support both the softwares.

Looking for an update to Import/Export the file from Auto-Pipe to UG-Nx or Vice versa. Currently there is no common format's available which will support both the software's.
Guest 8 months ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 4 Needs review

Develop an Python API plug-in for importing, building, and editing models using data from 3D CAD packages

Develop an API that allows writing Python scripts to post process Autopipe results data for automated reporting etc. Also, allow plug-in for building and editing models using data from 3D CAD packages. (1018304)
Mike Dattilio 9 months ago in UI 5 Planned

Display response spectrum acceleration results using the 'interactive' results viewer (showing deformed model and acceleration values)

The AutoPIPE 'interactive" menu has a way to display displacement results and filter results. Presently, the acceleration results in a response spectrum analysis are only viewable from the text result files or excel reports. Having a GUI accelera...
Guest 9 months ago in UI 0 Needs review

display miter bends

When a bend is a miter display with the number of cuts or at least just one cut so they do not look like formed bends.
Kevin Koorey 9 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review