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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 about 1 month ago in Code 0 Planned

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 2 months ago in Analysis 0 Needs review

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 10 days ago in Code 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

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 14 days ago in AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Already exists

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 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 about 1 month ago in Modelling 0 Future consideration

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 10 months ago in Analysis / AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 0 Future consideration

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

Report Sign-Max for Support and Restraint in Results

It would be very handy for AutoPIPE to report the maximum loading for all load cases for reporting to the structural engineer or equipment manufacturers.
Sean Pellerin about 2 months ago in Reporting 1 Needs review