08. Number of Heat exchanger tubes and path are different in the AutoPIPE Vessel report, why?

Applies To
Product(s):AutoPIPE Vessel
Date Logged
& Current Version
March 2018


In the model, "Tubular implantation", the number of tubes and the tubular path are correct. However, in the report the are different,  why?


Most common cause was a change in the geometry of the exchanger (AKU-> Weed) but this information was not updated in the "Beam" tab. Geometry no longer matches the TEMA type, which leads to inconsistent results.

It is always risky to change the TEMA type of an exchanger because it requires a lot of data to be reverified. In this case, it was necessary to at least change the type (AKU-> Weed):

See Also

Bentley AutoPIPE

Bentley LEARN Server