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Storage Tank Basic Training Rev 2

Storage Tank Basic Training Rev 2

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For calculations of tank stability in strong winds the following

need to be done:

a)

the velocities given in the local regulations should be

used;

b)

if no local regulations exist, local experience should

be considered.

Unstable tanksshall be provided with anchor boltsand concrete

foundation rings. Upliftingis caused by the internal vapor pressure

acting against the underside of the roof, in conjunction with wind

load. A stability calculation shall be made to determine the number

of anchors required.

STORAGE TANKS ²Basic Training

2.4

Tank Foundation

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