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Re: Elevated Tanks

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Alexander Gutierrez wrote:
> I'm interested to know how to design/analyze steel elevated water
> tanks, particularly the body of the tank, the circumferential stiffener
> member at the spring line, the thickness and size of plate connecting
> the column support and bottom shell and the roof shell. What are the
> additional requirements if the tank is located in a Zone 4 region? Any
> help will be appreciated.
> Alex S G
> C.E.

Dear Alex,

You can try The handbook by Gaylord and Gaylord. The discussion is very