How can I use AutoPIPE Stress ISO, as it reverts to demo mode, before July 24, 2014?
Stress Isometric feature is automatically enabled in AutoPIPE Advanced and Nuclear editions only; Standard version will have this feature disabled..
Please see the following AutoPIPE help section: Help > Contents> Contents Tab> Bentley AutoPIPE> Stress Isometric> Generating a Stress Isometric
A stress isometric is used by engineers as a visual record of the pipe stress analysis model and summary of the design information used to model a safe piping system. This process provides an electronic workflow and exchange of engineering information in a common recognizable file format between Plant 3D CAD (and/or Engineering disciplines) and CAE analysis in particular for the CAD designer, consultant, structural engineer or equipment manufacturer.
The customizable Stress Isometric plot is created using the Alias ISOGEN Engine and shows a) fully dimensioned isometric plot b) tables of important summary design data including model information, pipe properties, valve and flange data, maximum stresses, design support data, design spring and constant hanger data, design load data for vessels, structures and equipment.
The ability to generate stress isometric drawings is an add-on feature to AutoPIPE requiring an additional license.
Further more, Please see the following AutoPIPE help section: Help > Contents> Contents Tab> Bentley AutoPIPE> Getting Started>
StressISO (ISOGEN) LicensingThe latest version of ISOGEN is packaged with AutoPIPE to be deployed automatically during the AutoPIPE setup. It will check for any previous installation of ISOGEN and only install if an older version is found. An add-on StressISO license is required to activate the full capabilities of the Stress Isometric using the ISOGEN engine (Alias product).
If you do not see the radio button next to Stress ISO add on, you can only use this feature in DEMO mode.
Please check your License Management Tool (LMT) for available license, or have the license added to your account by contacting your account manager.
Again, if the above is not shown in your License Management Tool or the number of available licenses are 0, then AutoPIPE will revert to Stress Iso Demo mode.
Note: the above information is also covered in detail within the following document, Quickstart_AutoPIPE.pdf, generally located in:
C:\ Bentley\ AutoPIPE V8i SELECTseries\
C:\ Bentley\ AutoPIPE V8i SELECTseries\ Documents
Or, search your hard drive for the PDF file
Demo mode issues
Interactive Guide to Licensing