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What D/t range are you looking for?

David Finley, P.E.


-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Allen <T.W.Allen(--nospam--at)home.com>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2000 12:37 PM
Subject: Analysis of pipes with large D/t ratios


>AISCM (ASD) Vol 9 does not really address pipe sections with large D/t
>ratios as far as I can tell. I'm sure there are local buckling issues
>related to this, but I cannot find any guidelines with the exception of
>Appendix B5 which addresses allowable axial stresses: Fa=662/(D/t)+0.40Fy.
>
>Anyone else have a better guideline?
>
>TIA,
>
>Bill Allen, S.E.
>
>