Structural Design of Dome - Hoop, Meridian and Bending Stresses

Recently I got an email from one of our fans and he was asking help about what stresses should be considered while modeling dome in ETABS. He was confused in hoop, meridian and bending stresses. Here is the excerpt of this email. I have modeled a dome with 40 ft radius in Etabs. But i ambit confused in providing the reinforcement. In manual design there are only simple stresses (meridian and hoop)…
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ETABS Shear Wall Manual [PDF] UBC 97

@import url(http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Oswald:700); ETABS features powerful and completely integrated modules for the design of steel and concrete frames, composite beams and concrete shear walls. This manual documents design of concrete shear walls using the…