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AutoPIPE Pipe Stress

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Add design margins to piping loads being sent to structural

When it comes to exporting pipe support loads from AutoPIPE to STAAD, PipeLINK is an effective tool. While PipeLINK has most of the necessary functionality, there is a lack in the ability to add a Design Margin to the pipe support loads sent from ...
Guest 29 days ago in Reporting 3 Needs review

ASME NM.1 analysis for plastic pipes

ASME released ASME NM.1 for thermoplastic piping systems. It is handy for stress analysis of plastic pipes (PVC, CPVC, HDPE. PE, ...) compared to ASME B31.3. It will be beneficial if Autopipe includes this code as an option for analysis.
Guest 3 months ago in Code 4 Planned

Export Model Explorer results to then run Batch generator commands

Search for a number of models using AutoPIPE's Model Explorer utility and then export that list of models over to AutoPIPE Batch Generator to then run a number of commands on the list of models.
Mike Dattilio 15 days ago in UI 0 Future consideration

ASME UG-44(b), code case 2901 Flange checks

Add the updated code case 2901 calculation to the flange checking options
Kevin Koorey 19 days ago in Code 0 Needs review

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 8 months ago in Analysis 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 7 months ago in Analysis 0 Future consideration

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 about 1 year ago in Modelling 0 Future consideration

Flange Analysis - report Axial force and Bending moment values

Currently the Flange Analysis output report does not print the Axial force and Bending moment input values used in the calculations. Suggest output report subsection " 1.5 PRESSURE & TEMPERATURE LOADS:" be renamed to "1.5 Load" and expanded to...
Mike Dattilio 4 months ago in Reporting 0 Planned

Reference point - nonsymmetric allowable

Reference point is great tool to verify connector capacity. Currently only symmetric allowable values could be used. Many times connectors allowable loads are nonsymmetric ex. range of values -80 to 0kN or -150 to 350kNm. See attached image. It wo...
Guest over 1 year ago in Analysis / AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 0 Future consideration

Turn off wind in 1 or more directions for segement

In some cases pipes are shielded from wind from walls etc, it would be helpful to be able to turn the wind off in that direction, on that segment, Currently you can only turn off all of the wind loads on a segment
Guest 2 months ago in Analysis 0 Future consideration