What are the Hoop Axial Force and Hoop Bending Moment in an RS2 axisymmetric analysis?

These are the out of plane axial force and moment.  See verification #10 in the Verification Manual.  See page 56 for more information.

In the figure below, Ntheta and Mtheta are the hoop values. 

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Meridional and hoop force/moment components in a spherical shell

[Alphose Zingoni (1997), Shell Structures in Civil and Mechanical Engineering, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Thomas Telford.]