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Jacket closure calculation according to PD 5500

We have noticed that the software systematically considers all jackets as type 2 in the jacket closure calculation following PD 5500. We need you to integrate the concept of type 1 jackets in the next version to facilitate support for this type of...
Guest 6 days ago in Code 0 Needs review

Flexible elements displacement results in element local axes

having flexible elements displacements results reported in local element axes, provides a better way to quantify relative end displacements and avoids doing global to local axes transformation out of the software. Amount of end and intermediate di...
Guest 10 days ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Already exists

Add ASME B31.3 2022 Code Update

What: Include 2022 update to B31.3 design code Why: Design code that becomes effective 6 months after release. Released Jan 30, 2023 Benefit: This design code is used for a wide range of different piping systems in various industries. Users requir...
Mike Dattilio 26 days ago in Code 0 Planned

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 about 1 month ago in Modelling 0 Future consideration

"Selection types different" - Develop a permanent solution for this error

https://communities.bentley.com/products/pipe_stress_analysis/w/pipe_stress_analysis__wiki/18879/selection-types-different-message-occurs-when-copy-pasting-to-autopipe Develop a permanent solution for this bug since 2015. Copy and pasting rows fro...
Sujaan Fareed about 1 month ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Ring Tool - Ability edit or modify the settings of an existing ring

Users cannot edit or modify existing rings. This is costing significant manhours to redo Ring Placement if the user forgets something during the initial ring placement.
Sujaan Fareed about 1 month ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Ring Tool - Ability to define Branch Type for each projection angle

Currently, the Ring Tool is limited to apply all Run Branch types or all Tee Branch Types. Why doesn't the tool allow the user to independently define which nodes need to be tees or runs? See attached screenshot for details.
Sujaan Fareed about 1 month ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Ring Tool - Ability to modify angles in the Ring Tool dialog

When a user defines custom projections in the Ring Tool dialog, and then realizes they need to add an additional angle, it is not possible. The current method requires the user to clear out the custom angles defined and reenter the custom defined ...
Sujaan Fareed about 1 month ago in Modelling 0 Needs review

Add API 661 allowables to rotating equipment

Provide user ability to insert cooler nozzle allowables per API 661. This would help with cooler orientation and no longer require user to look up allowable values each time. Provide a multiplier allowable (i.e. 2x 3x API limits)
Guest about 2 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

Add Cut-shorts to View Settings/Scale Factors

Users cannot change the size of cut-short symbol. The cut-short symbol is drawn proportional to the pipe OD while in single line mode. It sometimes looks too big or too small.
Guest about 2 months ago in UI 0 Needs review