hoop tension

hoop tension

The horizontal tension around the lower part of a dome.
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Hoop tension triangular, soil pressure uniform, and edge free.
Hoop tension constant, soil pressure uniform and edge with ring beam.
Hoop tension constant, soil pressure triangular and edge with ring beam.
PPG said that the company's cockpit windshields are designed with PPG's proprietary hoop tension edge attachments.
To prevent spokes from working in their sockets, or tenons, during cyclic loading, it is necessary to apply enough hoop tension at the rim to keep the entire assembly in radial compression.