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Re: Steel Tanks: Calculating Sloshing Forces

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New Zealand has a code NZS 3106 that gives good methods.

Thor A. Tandy   P.Eng,  MCSCE,  MIPENZ
Victoria, BC, Canada
e-mail: <vicpeng(--nospam--at)>

-----Original Message-----
From: Aswin Rangaswamy <aswin(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at) <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Date: Tuesday, September 29, 1998 12:14 AM
Subject: Steel Tanks: Calculating Sloshing Forces 

>In a designing a circular steel tank with a supported roof (rafters
>supported on a column at the center), there is a mention in the API and AWWA
>to take into account the forces from the sloshing of the liquid on the
>column.  But there is no mention of how to calculate these forces.
>Does anybody have any kind of reference on this materail?