This paper will discuss a purpose written fully 3D Finite Element Analysis (FEA) model which analyzes the bending of pipe inside a wellbore. The yielding and residual curvature of CT can be included in this model. The model is also able to calculate the onset of buckling. This paper presents the equations and methodology used in the development of the model. Results from the model are compared with analytical solutions currently in use. Examples studies performed with the model are presented. .

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