02. Corroded Pipe or Spot Corrosion - modeling approach in AutoPIPE

Applies To
Version(s):2004, XM, & V8i
Environment: N/A
Original Author:Bentley Technical Support Group


How to model Corroded PIpe or Spot corrosion?:

Question: Does AutoPIPE offer a function or upgrade that will analyze corroded pipe with the following user information: 

a. Corrosion network sizes
b. Longitudinal and rotational positions
c. Minimum wall thickness at pit depths


The following enhancement has been logged: CAE-CR-10121Add ASME B31G: Remaining Strength of Corroded pipeline. 

Until this enhancement has been added to the program the only modeling approach available would be to model the ping in AutoPIPE and specify a Corrosion Allowance, found on the Pipe Properties dialog for each material associated with the corroded pipe. In addition, be sure to adjust the following Tool> Model Option settings;

Results model options: 

A. Use nominal thickness - disable check box

B. Use nom. thk. for Hoop - disable check box

Edit model options: 

A. Use nom. thk. for Hoop - disable check box

 Refer to AutoPIPE help for details on these features and how they affect specific results. 

See Also

Bentley AutoPIPE

External Links

Bentley Technical Support KnowledgeBase

Bentley LEARN Server

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