Major Release – AutoPIPE Vessel CONNECT Edition v41 (Version is now available.

New Release – AutoPIPE Vessel Powered by Microprotol CONNECT Edition v41 (Version is now Available. The Most Comprehensive Software for Vessel Pressure, Heat Exchanger, and Tank Design Optimization

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The following outline identifies new features and enhancements in the CONNECT Edition v41 of AutoPIPE Vessel v41.00.00.005:

  • Enhancements
    • Codes/Standards Update
      • EN 13445-3:2014+A3:2017
      • CODAP 2015 revision 07/18
      • IS 1893 - 2015
    • Legs Support
      • AISC Unity Check Method.
    • Flanges
      • External loads can be defined on standard Nozzle Flanges (ASME Code Case 2901).
      • The Flange rigidity ratio can be defined by the user.
      • The Flange allowable stress factor can be defined by the user.
    • Drawing
      • Added additional dimensioning sketches for TEMA types AHS / AJS Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers.
    • User Interface
      • CONNECT Advisor: Contextual Tab - As you work in the product, content that is applicable to your current action is shown here.
    • Expansion Joint Design -  based on Finite Element Analysis (FEA), in accordance with TEMA 9th edition, including stress linearization (based on ASME Sec. VIII, Div. 2, Part 5) and verification with ASME code allowable stresses, available on 64-bit OS only.
    • Vortex Shedding Calculations   [ Technology Preview ]
    • CONNECT Licensing - This product version utilizes CONNECT Licensing, which is not supported by SELECT activation key(s). CONNECT Licensing features new behavior to enhance your organization's user administration and security with mandatory user sign-in via CONNECTION Client to access the application. If you are already signed in to the CONNECTION Client, you have met this prerequisite. If you have not, please refer to the Administrator's Resource Center and/or contact your administrator for assistance in the registration and sign-in process.
    • Security Release Notes
      • Not applicable to this release.

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