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Product Sheet Advanced Modeling PIPESTRESS has the capability to model very large structures and complex loadings with up to 900 user- defined load and combination cases. It includes a complete set of piping elements and supports including straight pipes, elbows, miter bends, expansion joints, flanges, linear and non-linear restraints with gaps and friction, spring hangers, snubbers, etc. In addition, you can model beam elements with a non-prismatic cross-section. Static Analysis By using PIPESTRESS you have access to an extensive set of static loads: operating and test weight, thermal expansion, snow and wind, settlement, cold springing, variable pseudo-static acceleration, applied support movements, variable fluid density, uniform and trapezoidal loads, horizontal and non-horizontal stratification effects. Dynamic Analysis PIPESTRESS offers advanced dynamic capabilities for floor response analysis and time history analysis. Increase the precision of your calculations by enabling the rigid mode correction ("left-out-force" method), avoid unnecessary conservatism by calculating the displacements, rotations and accelerations in user-defined local coordinates, define the most complex loads with up to 3800 independent support levels, compensate uncertainties of the modal extraction by enabling the shift option, and use the strain energy weighted composite modal damping defined in ASME-1233. PIPESTRESS The Reference for Nuclear Pipe Stress Analysis PIPESTRESS is a complete calculation system for nuclear and non-nuclear piping codes. It has been continuously maintained in accordance with nuclear QA procedures for more than 40 years. Several major nuclear engineering organizations use PIPESTRESS as their principal piping analysis program and has been used by engineering organizations all over the globe to analyze piping in more than 50 nuclear power plants. Capabilities: • Linear and non-linear calculations • Fully featured Nuclear Class 1 analysis • Advanced floor spectrum analysis • Time history analysis • Buried piping • Flange verification • Strain energy weighted composite modal damping • Automatic mass point generation • Dynamic susceptibility Piping Codes • ASME Section III Classes 1, 2 and 3 (1967 to 2021) • ANSI/ASME B31.1 (1972 to 2020) • ANSI/ASME B31.3 (1999 to 2018) • CODETI (1982 to 2016) • RCC-M Classes 1 and 2 (1983 to 2020) • RCC-MX (2008) • KTA Classes 1 and 2 (1980 to 1992) • EDF Piping Code for Composite Materials, Indice D • EN 13480-3 Piping Code (2002 to 2017 - A4:2021) • ASME HDPE Piping Code (2011 to 2017) includes Code Case N-7555 and Section III Appendix XXVI

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