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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 5 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 6 months ago in Analysis 0 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 6 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

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 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 7 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

Add capability to model 2 springs in series

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

Model new piping geometry based on newly established local coordinate system instead of Global coordinate system

Use Case: If The entire model is using plant coordinates thus causing the entire system to be off AutoPIPE's global axis. Then, if the user needs to add new piping geometry it is very difficult to model in AutoPIPE using global coordinates. Users ...
Mike Dattilio 7 months ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Create and Save selection set of node points and beam points

As of July 2023, after making a selection set (highlighted red) it may become unselected when choosing the next command or another location that is not apart of the selection set. The user may need to perform another command / modification to a pr...
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

Upgrade Steam relief to include other gas & liquid relief thrust analysis

Currently The Loads > Steam Relief > Steam Relief command enables the user to define the thrust loads at steam exit points due to a discharge through a safety relief valve. Add ability for program to analyze other gas & liquid relief val...
Mike Dattilio 8 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review