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The following outline identifies new features and enhancements in the AutoPIPE CONNECT Edition version 12.03.00.17.
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Technology Previews provide users preliminary access to features currently in development but not yet ready for production. These features are provided at no additional charge to promote awareness of a feature or technology to be deployed in a future release. Users are encouraged to provide feedback and suggestions. To learn more about Technology Previews, please create a Service Request (be sure to include "Technology Preview" in the Description field).
CD drive or access to the Internet required for product installation. The minimum system configuration for installation:
When installing the product through the installer program, the required components will be installed automatically. The contents of the Desktop Prerequisite Pack include:
The minimum recommended workstation profile for running AutoPIPE is:
See the AutoPIPE Quick Start Guide (..\Documents\Quickstart_AutoPIPE.pdf) for more information on downloading and installing AutoPIPE.
To complete the licensing process, you must have the appropriate roles assigned by your Site Administrator. If you have not been assigned these roles, you will need to obtain the name of your Site Administrator by submitting a Service Request at http://apps.bentley.com/srmanager/ProductSupport.
If you are experiencing problems logging into your Bentley account, please contact bentley at 1-800-BENTLEY (1-800-236-8539). Outside the United States +1 610-458-5000.
Network Considerations - Network drives are only supported for data files.
AutoPIPE Standard, AutoPIPE Advanced, AutoPIPE Nuclear, and add-ons are installed from one executable.
NOTE: For further information on translators, please refer to their respective readme files.
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. A set of supplemental How To, Tutorial, and Reference Information documents in PDF format are provided in the Supplemental Documentation folder (Bentley AutoPIPE > Supplemental Information) of the main Program Help file (autopipe.chm).
Tutorials: Documentation for AutoPIPE applications is provided online in the Adobe.pdf format. These files are accessible from the Help Menu. All documents 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.
AutoPIPE Advanced includes all codes available in AutoPIPE Standard, as well as the following codes.
AutoPIPE Nuclear includes all codes available in AutoPIPE Standard and AutoPIPE Advanced, as well as the following codes.
Subscription Entitlement Service is Bentley's new licensing model, providing enhanced security and optimized value for your Bentley Subscriptions. It is integrated with Bentley's Identity Management System (IMS) and the Bentley CONNECT technology platform to allow near real-time reporting of usage, improved alert messaging to users and increased administrative capabilities to license administrators in your organization. It will not only give you more options to monitor and manage usage but also provide new, advanced licensing features that will enhance digital workflows.
With Subscription Entitlement Service, all users must be registered with Bentley's Identity Management System (IMS) and sign in to the CONNECTION Client to access Bentley applications. Product activation will now occur through user sign-in to the CONNECTION Client with a valid IMS ID associated with their account. User sign-in will replace traditional activation keys, offering enhanced security as administrators will be able to control which users have access to Bentley software. License entitlements are granted and maintained through Subscription Entitlement Service's Entitlement Management Service. By signing into the CONNECTION Client users can also find their organization's projects, download software updates, receive relevant notifications, and track their usage.
Subscription Entitlement Service features the new license alerts notifications that can be set by an organization's license administrators to let the users know when they reach a set usage threshold. These notifications will alert the users that if they continue to use the product, a term license may be issued. The user in such a situation has the choice to quit the application before a license is used or acknowledge that a term license may be generated and proceed with starting the application, based on what settings the administrator chooses.
The following outline identifies all major errors fixed in Release of AutoPIPE v12.3.
ASCE 7-02 (Note 2, Figure 6-4) and ASCE 7-10 (Note 2, Figure 26.8-1) requires limiting the height over distance upwind of crest (H/Lh) value to 0.5 for evaluating K1 multiplier. ASCE 7 also requires substituting 2H for Lh for evaluating K2 and K3 multipliers when H/Lh exceeds 0.5. AutoPIPE wind analysis does not incorporate the two conditions above. This results in incorrect pressure value calculations for wind load cases.
Thermal expansion values for spec material A790-S31803 are incorrectly recorded in program libraries at 300F, 800F, 950F and 1300F.
AL-6XN-B688 material is using incorrect but conservative allowable values @300F and @400F when wall thickness is less than 3/16 in. Program is using allowable values of 23.92ksi and 22.88ksi instead of 24ksi and 23.68ksi @300F and @400F respectively. This issue exists in all ASME B31.3 material libraries from B313-04.LIB to B313-16.LIB.
ASCE-7-02 (Table 6-3, Note 2) exposure category B requires limiting z value to 30ft for evaluating velocity pressure coefficient Kz, but this condition is removed from ASCE-7-10 (Table 29.3-1, Note 1). However, AutoPIPE applies this limit for ASCE-7-10 incorrectly. Which results in conservative pressure results for z value up to 30ft.
Exporting very large models to SQLite DB throws an out of memory exception.
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Complete copyright information can be found in the product by choosing Help > About.
For reference, a copy of the End User License Agreement named "EULA.pdf" is included in the "AutoPIPE CONNECT v12" folder of the product installation. By default, this location is "C:\Program Files (x86)\Bentley\AutoPIPE CONNECT v12".
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