We are analyzing harmonic load with known Frequencies and Forces. Is there a way we can convert frequency domain to time domain in order to apply time history load?
I apologize for the inconvenience, however AutoPIPE (v.09.06.xx.xx and lower) does not have this ability at this time.
Where would a user get the *.HMF file required by AutoPIPE?
The HMF file can be generated by the following sources:
a. Bentley PULS can automatically generate this file
b. Other vibration analysis software.
c. Manually by the User, defined from a vibration recording or other source (see AutoPIPE help for details).
Where in API 618 does it say to reduce allowable stress by 2?
The divide by 2 is because of peak to peak nature of the harmonic input. The maximum stress is half the stress range peak to peak.
Bentley Technical Support KnowledgeBase
Bentley LEARN Server
Bentley's Technical Support Group requests that you please submit any comments you have on this Wiki article tothe "Comments" area below. THANK YOU!