You are on page 1of 3

Importing Nozzle Loads from AutoPIPE into AutoPIPE Nozzle - Pipe Stress and Vessel ...

Page 1 of 3

Pipe Stress and Vessel Design
This is where you can find and contribute to discussions, ideas, and other information about Bentley Pipe Stress Analysis products.

Importing Nozzle Loads from AutoPIPE into AutoPIPE Nozzle

Applies To
Product(s): AutoPIPE, Version(s): 2004, XM, & V8i Environment: N/A Area: Import / Export Subarea: Original Author: Bentley Technical Support Group

Problem:
How to import loads from AutoPIPE into AutoPIPE Nozzle?

Answer:
Use the following procedure: Note: Before starting this procedure be sure that AutoPIPE (Advance or Nuclear) and AutoPIPE Nozzle are correctly installed and licensed. AutoPIPE Nozzle cannot be licensed with AutoPIPE Standard. 1. Open model in AutoPIPE, ex: C:\ Bentley\ AutoPIPE V8i SELECTseries \ Examples\ WALKTHRU.DAT 2. Tell AutoPIPE which anchors in the model are to be exported to AutoPIPE Nozzle: a. Grids: Open the Model Input grids (Edit> Grids), select the Anchor tab, in the very last column on the right place a check mark in the box for the

http://communities.bentley.com/products/pipe_stress_analysis/w/pipe_stress_analysis__... 15/Oct/2013

Pipe Stress and Vessel . Page 2 of 3 b.. AutoPIPE Nozzle should have automatically started. Note: See AutoPIPE online help for details about the this command and file format. Anlyze the model 4. Providing everthing was installed correctly and licensed. Select File> Export> Nozzle Loads to AutoPIPE Nozzle. 15/Oct/2013 . in a few moments. 6. before pressing OK button.Importing Nozzle Loads from AutoPIPE into AutoPIPE Nozzle .bentley.. " Select Nozzle PXF file" should have automatically been the filled in with the model name exported from AutoPIPE.. 5. Note: If AutoPIPE Nozzle does not automatically start then starte the program and then select File> Import AutoPIPE. http://communities.com/products/pipe_stress_analysis/w/pipe_stress_analysis__... as pictured below.. On the "Import AutoPIPE Nozzles" dialog screen. ex: Walkthru User must press on the drop down arrows to choose BOTH a "Selct Nozzle ID" and a "Analysis Set Number". Anchor dialog: Place a check mark in the box "Report anchor results to AutoPIPE Nozzle" 3.

Note: AutoPIPE Nozzle can only process one nozzle at a time. and press OK button to complet the process of importing nozzle loads from AutoPIPE V8i.Pipe Stress and Vessel . press the OK button.. 15/Oct/2013 ... Page 3 of 3 After making a valid selection fro the 2 items above. See Also Bentley AutoPIPE External Links Bentley Technical Support KnowledgeBase Bentley LEARN Server Comments or Corrections? Bentley's Technical Support Group requests that you please submit any comments you have on this Wiki article to the "Comments" area below. and then select File> Import AutoPIPE.com/products/pipe_stress_analysis/w/pipe_stress_analysis__. When completed with the current nozzle.. save the file.. Choose a from 1 of 5 vessel "Orientation".Importing Nozzle Loads from AutoPIPE into AutoPIPE Nozzle ..bentley. to select a different nozzle ID to be processed. THANK YOU! http://communities. 7.