Bentley® AutoPIPE Nozzle is a stand-alone, engineering application used for calculating local stresses at nozzle/vessel junctions, trunnion attachment points, clip connections and lug attachments on the vessel shell. Based on well-known engineering design standards like WRC, KHK, API and PD, AutoPIPE Nozzle helps engineers and designers quickly determine whether or not the wall of a pressure vessel, exchanger or tank can withstand piping loads on the nozzle or at clip and lug connections.
The standard configuration of program includes these features:
For ASME Design Codes following code years are available:
ASME Div 1:
ASME Div 2:
Important Note: The following prerequisites are required to run the application:
Before you install any software, you should confirm that you have adequate hardware and software capabilities to install and use the product.
AutoPIPE Nozzle is no longer distributed as an independent program. It is installed with AutoPIPE and free to use with an active AutoPIPE Advanced and/or Nuclear Edition license.
Network drives are not supported for the software and data files.
AutoPIPE Nozzle software must be installed on a local client workstation.
AutoPIPE Nozzle data files (*.NOZ) must have full read/write access and can only be accessed from a local client workstation.
AutoPIPE Nozzle requires an active AutoPIPE Advanced or Nuclear license to function. Please refer to AutoPIPE Readme file for more details on AutoPIPE Licensing.
Program Help: Detailed feature information may be accessed directly from the calling application by selecting the Help command, or by pressing the Help button from any of the application dialogs. Be sure to explore the program Help for answers to your questions.
Documentation for AutoPIPE Nozzle applications is provided online in the CHM format. These files are accessible from the Help Menu and can be browsed, searched, or printed.
AutoPIPE Nozzle Quick Start guide is a PDF which can be browsed, searched, or printed with the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information and how to download a FREE copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader can be obtained from http://www.adobe.com/.
It is highly recommended that you obtain the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Following is a list of new features in the Bentley AutoPIPE Nozzle V8i:
Bentley AutoPIPE Nozzle Release Notes