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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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Hydrotest Pressure Extension

Users can decide whether pressure extension should be considered in static analysis sets, but this is not an option for hydrotest cases. The user is required to consider it with no option to unselect "Pressure Extension" in the "Analysis Sets" int...
Guest 4 months ago in Analysis 2 Future consideration

Second UI Window for docking dialogs, tools and grids

Autopipe has multiple windows, tools, floating windows, grids and other UI Elements. For users that use multiple monitors, The above UI Elements often move around, and re orient themselves. By providing the user with a second UI Application Window...
Sujaan Ahamed Fareed over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress / UI 1 Future consideration

Evaluate ASME B16.5/47 flanges per ASME BPVC VIII-1 UG-44(b)

ASME B31.3-2022 F312 FLANGED JOINTS suggests using UG-44(b) "for qualifying piping external loadings on welding neck flanges". UG-44(b) is a modification of the very conservative equivalent pressure method.
Sean Pellerin over 1 year ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 2 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

Add label box for flexible joints

It would be helpful if flexible joints could have a label or tag added. This would be similar to how many components in AutoPIPE have the ability to label components, such as supports and anchors.
Michael Cummings about 1 year ago in UI 1 Future consideration

Allow user to set the 6 color stress plot ranges as needed

While looking at the Color Stress plot there is a Key in the top left corner with 6 colors and corresponding ranges. These ranges are hard coded into the program. Give the user the options to set these 6 ranges as needed.
Mike Dattilio about 1 year ago in UI 2 Future consideration

Total Length of Pipe

Once pipe properties are assigned to a run, the total length of the run with that property is calculated. For example I have 3 runs, a 2ft run, 4 ft run and 2 ft run. I assigned the property of A335P11 to the 2ft runs and SS36 to the 4ft run. Auto...
Guest 10 months ago in Reporting 1 Future consideration

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

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