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M. Using the Piping Workflow

General Workflow

  1. Import a piping model via the PipeLink utility.
  2. Use the Support Connection Wizard to automatically assign connections between pipe nodes and structural entities.
  3. Modify or add connections as necessary either graphically or via the Pipe Support table.
  4. Transfer loads from the pipe stress model to the STAAD.Pro model.
  5. Analyze the STAAD.Pro model for the new loads.
  6. Export any changed or updated model data back to AutoPIPEvia the PipeLink utility or the Export Macro.