How to model an Elbow with Tapered weld joint for Nuclear NB analysis in AutopIPE?
Model elbow as described above, at each end of the elbow where the elbow is welded to the pipe, Insert> Xtra Data> joint Type and User SIF> there are multiple "Joint Type" available
Select the type of weld joint the best fits your requirements based on code description.
In AutoPIPE, press toolbar icon "Show Joint Type", located on left toolbar near the bottom. Use this feature to clearly see where joint types have been applied, and review the "Joint Type, SIF" tab of the input grid for settings.