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     Refer to TM-5-809-10, Seismic Design for Buildings (Army technical
     manual), which covers sloshing in tanks.

     John Hubert

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Subject: Liquid forces in water tanks
Author:  loveengr(--nospam--at) at Internet
Date:    3/30/98 5:12

I am on a committee to answer questions asked in Structure Magazine
published quarterly by the National Council of Structural Engineers
Associations.  I am asking for responses to be sent to me at
loveengr(--nospam--at) so I can summarize them and come up with a consensus of

3.  Can anyone help me  to calculate the effect of sloshing liquid for the
design of a water storage tank subjected to earthquake accelerations?  I
need this information for buried as well as above-ground situations.

Sam Love
Love Engineering
Ogden, Utah