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AutoPIPE Pipe Stress

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Model Square pipe / ducting

Add the ability to model square piping / ducting
Mike Dattilio about 1 year ago in Modelling 1 Future consideration

Support Results grids local direction should be user friendly and consistent

Open the results grids, select the support tab, and locate the columns for LocalDir1 - Gap3. Quick what does this refer to: pipe local axis, support local axis? Is this direction consistent across all of the support types (see attached image of Su...
Mike Dattilio about 1 year ago in Reporting 0 Needs review

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

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...
Mike Dattilio about 1 year ago in UI 0 Needs review

User to select spring from list of springs returned by Spring hanger analysis command

After running a hanger selection analysis with the currently defined hanger analysis parameters, 1 or more possible spring hangers that meet the criteria are reported, starting with the longest range and highest spring rate and finishing with the ...
Mike Dattilio about 1 year ago in Analysis 1 Needs review

Flexible Joint Step Function Stiffness

Looking for an update to flex coupling input box to better model flexible coupling behavior. Flexible joint additional inputs (see attached) 1) Max angle of deflection for flex joint 2) Two stiffness inputs for bending stiffness. Stiffness changes...
Guest about 1 year ago in Modelling 0 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

speed up the analysis of large model

large dimension model have a big problem in velocity, particulary with dinamic, for the very old architecture of the software. Some common ideas: multi core implementation (a must, in my opinion) 64bit use of library for graphic cards a benchmark ...
Gianludovico Spizuoco about 1 year ago in Analysis 1 Planned

Increase allowable number of internal data points from 10,000 to 100,000 or more

AutoPIPE's analysis is blocked if total number of points (piping points+ soil points + frame nodes) is greater than 10,000. Suggest to increase the limit number of node points from 10,000 to 100,000 or more.
Mike Dattilio about 1 year ago in Modelling 0 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