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`sigma_"t_int" = "P" *( r_o ^2 + r_i ^2) / ( r_o ^2 - r_i ^2)`

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The **Stress (Tangential) in Cylinder** calculator computes ..... .

**INSTRUCTIONS**: Choose units and enter the following:

**(**Pressure Inside Closed Cylinder**P**)**(**Outer Radius of Cylinder**r**)_{o}**(**Inner Radius of Cylinder**r**)_{i}

**Stress (Tangential) in Cylinder (σ): **The results are returns in units of newtons per meter square (N/m^{2}). However, these can be automatically converted to compatible units via the pull-down menu.

The Tangential Stress in a Cylinder calculator computes the tangential stress on the inner wall of a closed cylindrical pressure vessel.^{1} The tangential stress is also sometimes called the "hoop stress" as it is the surface wall stress all the way around the cylinder. The formula for the Tangential Stress in a Cylinder is:

`sigma_"t_int" = P*(r_o^2 + r_i^2) / (r_o^2 - r_i^2)`

where:

- σ = Tangential Stress in a Cylinder
**P**= the pressure inside the closed cylinder- r
_{o} - r
_{i}= inner radius of the cylinder

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Stress (Tangetial) out Cylinder

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- ^ Fundamentals of Engineering. 8th edition, 2nd Revision. National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) - 2001. ISBN 978-1-932613-59-9. pg 33