In compressive strain capacity, high deformable linepipe steel, which is able to delay or evade local buckling, is needed. The objective of this paper is to present the results of an experimental and a finite-element investigation into the behavior of pipes subjected to bending behavior of aged API-X100 linepipe. The comparative behavior of aged and non aged specimens was recorded. The Results from numerical models are checked against the observations in the testing program and the ability of numerical solutions to predict pipe compressive strain capacity, curvatures, and buckling modes is improved. A finite-element model was developed using the finite-element simulator ABAQUS to predict the local buckling behavior of pipes. The input stress-strain relations of the material were discussed using the indexed yield point elongations. The comparison between the results of yield point elongation type material and those of material of smooth stress-strain curve near yield was done.

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