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What if the pipe is ASTM A500 with a yield strength of 50 ksi, and the
coupling is required to 125% stronger than the pipe?

Lew Midlam, PE
http://www.lcm.com

-----Original Message-----
From: Szuchuan Chang <szchang(--nospam--at)pacbell.net>
To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org>
Date: Wednesday, April 22, 1998 1:27 AM
Subject: Pipe Coupling





> Double-extra strong steel pipe Fy=36 ksi at l =0.0 feet
> maxed out at 337 kips.
>
> P(design) = 400 ton = 800 kips
>
> Overstress P(design)/P(allow) = 237%
>
> Can't do.
>
>