15. What kind of flexible joint is meant by these single line graphics in an AutoPIPE model?

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Area: Modeling
Original Author:Bentley Technical Support Group
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Feb. 2016


Why are the Flexible joint symbols different when seen in single line mode in my AutoPIPE model. Does this mean it is a different type of flexible joint? why?


In single line model, the expansion joint is drawn based on the pipe size and length of the joint.  For a given pipe size and expansion joint length it may be viewed as either of the following:

The graphic may be different but all 4 represent the same thing, an AutoPIPE Flexible Joint component.

See Also

Flexible Joint - Modeling Approaches, Tips, Techniques

Bentley AutoPIPE