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| Product(s): | AutoPIPE | |

| Version(s): | 2004, XM, V8i | |

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| Original Author: | Bentley Technical Support Group | |

Date Logged& Current Version | Jan 201509.06.01.10 |

The hoop stress uses the D/t ratio to decide which formula to use, thin or thick, However which is being used in combined stress equation, does the D/t ratio still apply for the hoop stress values used in the combined equation?

D/t ratio is used to decide hoop stress formula to be used in combined stress equation. A good discussion on a similar issue is available in our Pipe Stress Analysis Forum which can be accessed by the link below:

http://communities.bentley.com/products/pipe_stress_analysis/f/275801/p/70679/186018.aspx#186018