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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.
2 months ago in AutoPIPE / Code 4 Planned

A need to track displacements of reference points?

how to track displacements of reference points? I understand that reference points are only used to track forces and moments but i want to see separately the displacement results of these reference points instead of manually searching node by node...
9 days ago in AutoPIPE / Analysis 1 Needs review

Bring back the Bentley AutoPIPE User Accreditation Program

As per the note in read on the top of this page, please bring back the user accreditation program
about 1 month ago in AutoPIPE / AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 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
7 months ago in AutoPIPE / Analysis 0 Needs review

Flange Ansi check as per UG-44: setting a user ratio for each rating

Ansi/kellogs method is a widely used way to check flange joint, but different standard, or client specification could use different allowable. Now the ASME BPVC VII UG-44 suggest 2.2 for B16.5 #150 and 1.5 for most of the others; DNV suggested 1.5...
about 1 month ago in AutoPIPE / Reporting 1 Future consideration

Generate Floor Response Spectra (FRS) at certain locations

The capability of producing FRS at some points is sometimes needed to analyze small bore branches. Generally, the small bore branches could be decoupled from the headers for seismic analysis, but these lines shall be evaluated separately using the...
18 days ago in AutoPIPE / AutoPIPE Pipe Stress 1 Needs review

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...
5 months ago in AutoPIPE / Code 1 Planned

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...
2 months ago in AutoPIPE / Reporting 0 Planned

Add a toggle button in segments grid to apply a transparency visual plot

Working with existing or future segments in large systems, it would be great to have a option to change their segments plot (like adding transparency). Something similar to older software like Triflex (see attached image).
2 months ago in AutoPIPE / UI 2 Future consideration

Update Materials List & Temp Range to reflect that of the code (B31.3)- Specifically N08811

If the material is listed in the code (B31.3) shouldn't it be in list of materials in the software and also have the same temperature range
3 months ago in AutoPIPE / Code 3 Future consideration