Interpretation Detail  
Standard Designation: BPV Section VIII Div 1
Para./Fig./Table No:
Subject Description: Section VIII, Division 1 (1995 Edition, 1997 Addenda); Appendix 1, 1-8(b) and (c)
Date Issued: 02/29/2000
Record Number: BC98-175
Interpretation Number : VIII-1-98-104
Question(s) and Reply(ies):

Question: When calculating the moment of inertia for a stiffening ring at the cone-to-cylinder junction under external pressure in accordance with the rules of 1-8(b) and (c) of Appendix 1 of Section VIII, Division 1, is it the intent that U-2(g) shall be used when FL at the large end or FS at the small end is a negative value?

Reply: Yes.

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