New Release - AutoPIPE CONNECT Edition v12.1 (Version is Now Available

Bentley AutoPIPE CONNECT Edition v12.1 (Commercial Release – v12.01.00.10) is Now Available!

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Bentley AutoPIPE is a stand-alone computer aided engineering (CAE) program for the calculation of piping stresses, flange analysis, pipe support design, and equipment nozzle loading analysis under static and dynamic loading conditions. In addition to 30 piping codes, AutoPIPE incorporates ASME, European, British Standard, API, NEMA, ANSI, ASCE, AISC, UBC, and WRC guidelines and design limits to provide a comprehensive analysis of the entire system.

The commercial release of AutoPIPE CONNECT Edition v12.1 (v12.01.00.10) includes the following features:

  • Piping Codes
    • Added ASME B31.1 2018 code including updated material library (reference standard, table number, group number), composition information for code materials, and E factor.
  • Analysis
    • Updated Upheaval Buckling analysis and reporting.
    • Enhanced Support Optimization functionality to include minimum frequency design criteria, seed solution, and improved consistency checks . [Technology Preview ] 
    • Improvements in Flange Analysis including enhanced display and filter operations; automatic update of flange, bolt hole diameter, hub length, and gasket dimensional properties; and automatic selection of the flange/bolt dimensions library based on the nominal pipe size and length.
  • Reports
    • AutoPIPE Report Manager now includes a feature to generate traditional text reports with custom ordering and selection. [Technology Preview ] 
    • All input and batch output reports applicable to the current model will be exported to SQLite database regardless of the selection on the input listing or batch output report dialogs.
  • Interoperability
    • Improved PCF Translator to include more descriptive and accessible conversion logs, easier selection of multiple files for batch conversion, and importing closed loops.
  • Isometrics
    • Improved integration with OpenPlant Isometrics Manager CONNECT Edition.
    • Improved Isometrics generation including better control over settings, customization, and auto-split functions.
    • Improved font sizes, line weights, support symbols, and scaling.
  • Security Release Notes
    • Not applicable to this release.

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Technology Previews provide users preliminary access to features currently in development but not yet ready for production. These features are provided at no additional charge to promote awareness of a feature or technology to be deployed in a future release. Users are encouraged to provide feedback and suggestions. To learn more about Technology Previews, please create a Service Request (be sure to include "Technology Preview" in the Description field).