15. On long risers supported at the bottom, does AutoPIPE calculate the compressive stresses due to

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Environment: N/A
Area: Modeling
Original Author:Bentley Technical Support Group
Date Logged
& Current Version
Dec. 2016


Can all dynamic analysis (ex. Response Spectrum, time history, Harmonic, etc..) be performed on underwater piping correctly while using AutoPIPE?


Yes AutoPIPE will calculate the axial load due to gravity and pressure and transfer to top flange or bottom support
But this relates to following AutoPIPE FAQ 36:  How do I calculate the DNV 2000 tension terms?

Please see the following AutoPIPE help section: 

Help > Contents> Contents Tab> Bentley AutoPIPE> Frequently Asked Questions> FAQ document>

See Also

Model Subsea (Underwater) Piping

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