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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 12 months ago in Analysis 2 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

Evaluate ASME B16.5/47 flanges per ASME BPVC VIII-1 UG-44(b)

ASME B31.3-2022 F312 FLANGED JOINTS suggests using UG-44(b) "for qualifying piping external loadings on welding neck flanges". UG-44(b) is a modification of the very conservative equivalent pressure method.
Sean Pellerin about 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Future consideration

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

"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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Fix AutoPIPE window position on multiple monitors

When using AutoPIPE with multiple monitors, there are several scenarios in which a window positions will get messed up. One example is the interactive results box will sometimes become very tall, with the results still shown at the top and then bl...
Michael Wood about 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Future consideration

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