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Analysis

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Defining Concentrated force to the local axis of element

The inability to specify the concentrated force for the local element in Autopipe leads to numerous challenges when defining the slug force on a pipeline that is misaligned with the axis. In contrast to CAESAR, Autopipe lacks the capability to rot...
Guest 4 months ago in Analysis 0 Planned

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

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

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

Output file should describe number of Warning/Error conditions encountered

Analysis quality will improve if AutoPIPE Output Report (SQO) describes the number of Warning/Error conditions encountered together with a recommendation to view .CHK, .DCHK, .ANL and any other Warning/Error files present. The lack of a recommenda...
Guest 9 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

Increase the number of SAM / Support Groups

AS of AutoPIPE 23.00.00.230, the maximum number of unique response spectrums that can be analyzed is 200 [(S1..S10)x 20 support groups per SAM case]. Suggest to Increase the number of SAM and/or Support Groups in order to allow 200+ unique respons...
Mike Dattilio 10 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review