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02a. Model Subsea (Underwater) Piping  AutoPIPE
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.b  Cuts: Cold Spring Modeling example in AutoPIPE
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.h  "Bend"  Modeling Approaches in AutoPIPE
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01a. Model Different Types of PIPING in AutoPIPE
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01b.Model Different Types of PIPING Components  AutoPIPE
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01c. Model Nonmetallic Plastic Piping (i.e. Plastic, PVC, PP, PPR, HDPE, PE, FRP, GRP, etc.)
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01d. Model a Ring Main (circular header) with AutoPIPE
01e. Model a LONG PipeLines with AutoPIPE
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01f. Model Different Types of PIPING Routings (i.e. ByPass, Join 2 pipe runs, etc..) using AutoPIPE

02a. Model Subsea (Underwater) Piping  AutoPIPE
01. Model Pipe resting on the seabed floor using AutoPIPE
02. How to model a Concrete Mattress for subsea / underwater piping using AutoPIPE?
03. How to model riser clamps on subsea / underwater piping using AutoPIPE?
04. How to model Concrete Encased Steel Pipe for subsea / underwater piping using AutoPIPE?
05. Is AutoPIPE software suitable for the analysis of subsea pipeline crossings?
06. Does AutoPIPE consider external pressure or temperature for underwater / subsea piping?
07. Is AutoPIPE suitable for deep offshore analysis as regard to calculating true pipe wall force which will take into consideration the end cap effect and external pressure?
08. Is it possible to simulate the free catenary for subsea / underwater pipeline using AutoPIPE?
09. What soil calculation method should be applied to underwater / subsea piping when using AutoPIPE?
10. How many nodes need to put at the pipeline's Wave / surface interface in order to simulate the hydrodynamic forces CD and CM values on an underwater / subsea piping when using AutoPIPE?
11. How to enter Hydrodynamic data for mass points located between actual node points in AutoPIPE?
12. What are typical settings for seabed piping and riser on offshore underwater / subsea piping using AutoPIPE?
13. How can I verify if hydrodynamic data is being applied to my seabed piping model when using AutoPIPE?
14. Is marine growth thickness on a riser pipe included for Buoyancy loads and Wave loads for AutoPIPE analysis?
15. On long risers supported at the bottom, does AutoPIPE calculate the compressive stresses due to selfweight?
16. In AutoPIPE, how are the hydrodynamic coefficients determined when they are set to Automatic?
17. All hydrodynamic coefficients change significantly when a pipe comes close to, or lies on the seabed. Is this effect incorporated automatic in AutoPIPE's calculations?
18. How to model a subsea expansion loop in AutoPIPE?
19. Can all dynamic analysis (ex. Response Spectrum, time history, Harmonic, etc..) be performed on underwater piping correctly while using AutoPIPE?
02b. Modeling Offshore Piping per BS8010 or CSAZ662 section 11 Piping Codes
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02c. Model Soil Properties with Soil Calculator and Underground Piping in AutoPIPE
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03a. Model Rotating Equipment: Pumps, Compressor, Turbine in AutoPIPE
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03b. Modeling Vessel / Nozzles in AutoPIPE
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03c. Modeling Support and Beam Structures in AutoPIPE
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03d. Modeling Anchors in AutoPIPE
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04a. Modeling Seimic Analysis  AutoPIPE
04b. Model Buckling  AutoPIPE
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04d. Model Concentrated Forces  AutoPIPE
04f. Model Vacuum (Negative Pressure) Piping in AutoPIPE
04g. Model Fluid / Gas Density in AutoPIPE
04h. Modeling Thermal Bowing Analysis with AutoPIPE
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04i. Model Pump / Compressor (Oscillating) Vibration  AutoPIPE
04j. Model Flow (Oscillating) Vibration  AutoPIPE
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04k. Model Blast Loading in AutoPIPE
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04l. Model Cut short / Cut long in AutoPIPE
04m. Model Cryogenic piping in AutoPIPE
04n. How to model / perform Creep Analysis with AutoPIPE?
04o. How to model a Smart Pig going thru the Pipeline in AutoPIPE?
04p. How to model a Relief Valve thrust force in an AutoPIPE model?
04p. Input node point displacement / acceleration from field data in AutoPIPE?
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05a. Cut / Copy / Paste / Rotate / Move / Stretch Commands
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05b. AutoPIPE command  "Convert Point to"  Run, Bend, or Tee
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05d. Delete Command in AutoPIPE
06a. Modeling approach to account for piping beyond modeled piping
06b. Apply More Than 1 Piping Code In an AutoPIPE Model
06c. How to model a liquid (water) / gas (foam or air) Fire Protection piping system in AutoPIPE?
06d. How to model vaporization / boiling of liquid in pipe that causes a pressure wave to travel up the line in AutoPIPE?
06e. How to model a pipe riser (vertical pipe) to correctly account for GR weight on each floor support in AutoPIPE
06f. Modeling a Manway / access port in a pipe sidewall using AutoPIPE
06g. Using load case displacement as a new starting point for analysis in AutoPIPE?
06h. How to model node point shared by more than 1 model?
06i. How to model miss aligned pipe pulled back into original position using AutoPIPE?
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02a. Model Subsea (Underwater) Piping  AutoPIPE
Frequently asked questions on modeling offshore underwater / sub sea piping:
Item #1:
Model Pipe resting on the seabed floor
Item #2:
How to model a Concrete Mattress for underwater piping?
Item #3:
How to model riser clamps on subsea / underwater piping?
Item #4:
How to model Concrete Encased Steel Pipe for subsea / underwater piping?
Item #5:
Is AutoPIPE software suitable for the analysis of subsea pipeline crossings?
Item #6:
Does AutoPIPE consider external pressure or temperature for underwater / subsea piping?
Item #7:
Is AutoPIPE suitable for deep offshore analysis as regard to calculating true pipe wall force which will take into consideration the end cap effect and external pressure?
Item #8:
Is it possible to simulate the free catenary for subsea / underwater pipeline?
Item #9:
What soil calculation method should be applied to underwater / subsea piping?
Item #10:
How many nodes need to put at the pipeline's Wave / surface interface in order to simulate the hydrodynamic forces CD and CM values on an underwater / subsea piping?
Item #11:
How to enter Hydrodynamic data for mass points located between actual node points?
Item #12:
What are typical settings for seabed piping and riser on offshore underwater / subsea piping?
Item #13:
How can I verify if hydrodynamic data is being applied to my seabed piping model?
Item #14:
Is marine growth thickness on a riser pipe included for Buoyancy loads and Wave loads?
Item #15:
On long risers supported at the bottom, does AutoPIPE calculate the compressive stresses due to selfweight?
Item #16:
In AutoPIPE, how are the hydrodynamic coefficients determined when they are set to Automatic?
Item #17:
All hydrodynamic coefficients change significantly when a pipe comes close to, or lies on the seabed. Is this effect incorporated automatic in AutoPIPE's calculations?
item #18:
How to model a subsea expansion loop in AutoPIPE?
Item #19:
Can all dynamic analysis (ex. Response Spectrum, time history, Harmonic, etc..) be performed on underwater piping correctly?
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Created by
Mike Dattilio
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Fri, Aug 9 2013 12:28 PM
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Mike Dattilio
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