Dec 2014, AutoPIPE V8i 09.06.01.10
Where can I input the material of the flexible joint?
AutoPIPE lets the user define the stiffness terms of the flexible joint directly so no material property definition is needed.Therefore the following 4 statements are true for Flexible Joints:A. No thermal expansion is applied to the jointB. No material property is applied to the joint. C. Code stress color plot does not apply to flex joints. D. Hoop stress or other code calculations does not seem to be calculated for flexible joint.
Flexible Joint - Modeling Approaches, Tips, Techniques