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Modelling

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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 11 months ago in Modelling 0 Future consideration

Add Node Annotations to stress isometric

AutoPIPE's Node Annotations (Insert > Node Annotations) are not able to be printed on a Stress Isometric. Using the "save isometric drawning" prompt, we have the option to isert annotations (but it's not a good way to do it), and it's not relat...
Guest 6 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

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 12 months ago in Modelling 0 Future consideration

Add capability to model 2 springs in series

Spring hanger arrangement, see attachment.
Mike Dattilio 7 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Color plot: Connected Segments

Provide a color map based on the Connected Segments (Select > Segments > Connected Segments). For each disconnected group have a unique color assigned.
Mike Dattilio 7 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Add Victaulic fitting

AutoPIPE can model a Victaulic fitting using a number of approach mentioned here . However this is a very difficult and demanding process. Not to mention, that in some case there are converging issues related to multiple Flexible joints on connect...
Mike Dattilio 8 months ago in Modelling 0 Future consideration

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 4 months ago in Modelling 0 Future consideration

Copy & pasting pipe components with existing soil Id's are not updated with new Soil Id names

Open PipeSoil.apc Notice the Soil id currently in the model. Select all of the model. Paste to any location after pasting, notice the number of Soil Id's has doubled. Recommend when coping / pasting pipe node points with existing Soil Id's that th...
Mike Dattilio 8 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

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

Model Square pipe / ducting

Add the ability to model square piping / ducting
Mike Dattilio 10 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review