New Release – AutoPIPE Vessel CONNECT Edition v41 Update 5 (Version 41.05.00.008) is now available.

New Release – AutoPIPE Vessel Powered by Microprotol CONNECT Edition v41 Update 5 (Version 41.05.00.008) 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 Update 5 of AutoPIPE Vessel v41.05.00.008:

  • Codes/Standards Update
    • ASME 2019 Design Code Update for material library - Section II part D
    • Chinese Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers Design Code GB 151 2014
      • Tube-To-Tubesheet Joint (6.6 + 7.4.7 + Appendix H)
      • Calculation for the Area of Inlet and Outlet of Shell and Tube Bundle (Appendix J)
      • Checking of Pass Partition Plate (6.3.6 + 7.1.4)
      • Calculation of Header Flat-Cover Thickness with Pass Partition (7.1.1.3)
      • Manufacturing Standard (Minimum Thicknesses, Default Values)
      • Welded Connection of Tube Sheet to Header and Shell (Appendix I)
  • Reports
    • RTF reports have been improved to include sub-components for quick and easy reference.
  • Licensing
    • The "Enterprise" license name has been changed to "Ultimate". 
  • Interoperability
    • Added support for AutoCAD 2021.
  • Addition of Indian Standard (IS 808) Structural shapes to the Leg Supports and Stiffeners library (dmash.xlsx/dimleg.xlsx customizable files).

  • Security Release Notes
    • Not applicable to this release.

  • Subscription Entitlement Service (formerly CONNECT Licensing)
    • This product version utilizes Subscription Entitlement Service (formerly CONNECT Licensing), which is not supported by SELECT activation key(s). Subscription Entitlement Service (formerly 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.

  • Notes
    • Old EMVD files encoded with formatted text are no longer supported (EMVD files encoded in XML are always supported).

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