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AutoPIPE Ideas Portal

Welcome to the AutoPIPE Ideas Portal. We value your feedback, and our team regularly reviews your ideas and considers them for future improvements to our products and services.

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AccuDraw functionality to be able to select, place and move components

This will be a huge improvement with the ability to interact with Autopipe. Currently, users have to use a coordinate system, and map out changes to the Autopipe Mode. A feature similar to Accudraw in Microstation would significantly improve the a...
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Future consideration

On screen Code Stress Pass/Fail Indicator

During the development of pipe design, one may need to iteratively. make small changes, and check the impact on stress, Forces, Restraint forces, etc. It would save a lot of time if there was an indicator on the default main UI that states the hig...
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 4 Future consideration

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 over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Future consideration

One Button Z Up Conversion

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...
Michael Cummings over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 7 Future consideration

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...
Michael Wood over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 0 Future consideration

Enable different ambient temperatures for each thermal case

There is often need to calculate two conservative thermal combinations (lowest possible assembly temperature with highest working temperature and highest assembly temperature with lowest working temperature). Now it is needed to prepare two models...
Guest over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 3 Already exists

Dynamic interface between Autopipe and Openplant

Currently, the interface between Autopipe and Openplant is disconnected. Users have to manually export piping models to Autopipe, and perform analysis. If changes need to happen in one model, the other model isnt't updated dynamically. Further, th...
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 2 Future consideration

Redesign Input Grid

The current input grid is difficult to read and navigate between all the tabs. The UI elements shall be redesigned to facilitate improved navigation and data input.
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Future consideration

Get rid of annoying windows beep sound

This is a really annoying sound. The UI shall provide a feature to disable the annoying beep sound. The attached wiki link proposes to disable Windows Sounds, but this disables all other Windows Sounds that serve a purpose outside of Autopipe. A s...
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 0 Future consideration

Insert 2 node points when a flange is inserted, to allow the user to set the BW SIF

By default, when you insert a WN or Lap Joint flange in Autopipe, it does not account for SIF at the BW joint. User has to enter an additional node point at a flange length and define a Joint Type with a defined offset. This could be automated.
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 0 Planned