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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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Add API 661 allowables to rotating equipment

Provide user ability to insert cooler nozzle allowables per API 661. This would help with cooler orientation and no longer require user to look up allowable values each time. Provide a multiplier allowable (i.e. 2x 3x API limits)
Guest 7 months ago in Analysis 0 Future consideration

Add Cut-shorts to View Settings/Scale Factors

Users cannot change the size of cut-short symbol. The cut-short symbol is drawn proportional to the pipe OD while in single line mode. It sometimes looks too big or too small.
Guest 7 months ago in UI 0 Needs review

Report Sign-Max for Support and Restraint in Results

It would be very handy for AutoPIPE to report the maximum loading for all load cases for reporting to the structural engineer or equipment manufacturers.
Sean Pellerin 7 months ago in Reporting 3 Already exists

Add manufacturer library for SIF's to populate to meet B31.J as per B31.3 2020

Add manufacturer library to select for SIF's to populate to meet B31.J as per B31.3 2020
Guest 8 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

Fix the Load Sequencing for Snow Load

The help file states the following for snow load analysis: Limitation Currently, AutoPIPE only considers snow loading as linear analysis. Load sequencing does not apply to snow loads and such results should not be considered. For analysis sets tha...
Sean Pellerin 9 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review