Deviation of the circumference from a circle.

NOTE This can be an ovalization, i.e. an elliptic cross-section, or a local out-of-roundness, e.g. flattening. The numerical definition of out-of-roundness and ovalization is the same.

Source: API Standard 2RD, Dynamic Risers for Floating Production Systems, Second Edition, September 2013. Global Standards

Source: API RP 17G, Recommended Practice for Completion/Workover Risers, Second Edition, July 2006 (Reaffirmed April 2011). Global Standards



Difference between the maximum and minimum diameters of the bar or tube, measured in the same crosssection, and not including surface finish tolerances outlined in 8.1.4.

Source: API SPEC 7-1, Specification for Rotary Drill Stem Elements, First Edition, March 2006 (Addendum April 2011). Global Standards


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