AutoPIPE Piping Analysis for Productivity, Integration, and Quality
AutoPIPE V8i provides a comprehensive and advanced software tool specialized in pipe stress analysis. The intuitive modeling environment and the advanced analysis features provide for increased productivity and improved quality control. Fluent data collaboration can be obtained through the integration with structural and 3D models providing an environment for increased business growth.
Steam relief analyses for process, power, oil and gas, nuclear, underground, offshore FPSO platform, and subsea pipeline areas.
Nuclear certification is included, allowing users to design nuclear structures. Certification provided: 10CFR Part 50, 10CFR 21, and ASME NQA-1-2000.
Automated intelligent stress isometrics can be easily generated and customized.
Automatic clash detection of both AutoPIPE V8iand CAD models side by side with ProjectWise Navigator.
AutoPIPE V8i features the only piping and structural analysis integration offering with STAAD.Pro on the market today.
Advantages of Autopipe:
Integration for a complete workflow
State-of-the art modeling and analysis
Intelligent object technology
AutoPIPE V8i can read and write CAESAR II files.
Automatic generation of wind profiles per ASCE and UBC guidelines
Automatic spring hanger sizing based on hanger data from
Accurate nonlinear support gap and friction solutions
Nonlinear state-of-the-art pipe/soil interaction for buried pipeline analysis
Jacketed piping analysis
Thermal bowing analysis
Integrated flange loading analysis per ANSI B16.5
Nozzle flexibility analysis per API 650 App. P, ASME class 1, WRC 297 and Biljaard methods
Harmonic load analysis
Response spectrum and shock spectra
Multiple spectrum enveloping
NRC spectra and code case N411 (PVRC) damping and spectra
Automatic mass discretization
Missing mass and ZPA correction
Piping Codes Supported:
ASME B31.1, B31.3, B31.4, B31.8 & ASME Sec. 3, Class II and III
European Standard Metallic Industrial Piping EN13480