Added Support Optimization (Enhancement 74973) to determine optimal support locations and options based on criteria such as supporting structure loads, allowable displacements, and support costs.
If using AutoPIPE 12.01.xx and lower, access to this feature will require a special file provided by Bentley. Users requesting access will be expected to thoroughly evaluate and then provide feedback, good or bad, for further refinement of the feature before release in the program. If you are willing to test and provide feedback, then please create a Service Request for access to Support Optimizer (be sure to include Technology Preview - SO Startup" in the SR's Description field)..
See "Support Optimization Technology Preview" user documentation in AutoPIPE help (as shown below).
1. Updated in AutoPIPE CONNECT 12.03.00.16
2. Released as a full feature in AutoPIPE CONNECT 12.02.00.14, feature has been suspended at 02/29/2020
3. Technology preview: AutoPIPE CONNECT 12.00.00.14, feature has been suspended at 02/29/2020
Video: Why Engineers Win with Support Optimizer
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