Frame structures are commonly used to support piping systems. In most cases, the structure is assumed to be much stiffer than the piping itself and can be modeled simply as a rigid support. However, AutoPIPE also allows a supporting frame structure, such as a pipe rack, to be included in the system model.
AutoPIPE online help has the following 3 Pipe Rack example systems available for review, Inside of AutoPIPE select:
Help > Contents> Contents Tab> Modeling Approaches> Modeling Approaches> Frames>
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