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RE: Steel Tanks: Calculating Sloshing Forces

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1994 edition of NEHRP FEMA222a & 223a "seismic regulations for new building"
and Army TM 5-809-10 "seismic design for buildings" have good explainations
and examples.

Jie Lu, P.E., S.E.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Horning, Dick/CVO [mailto:dhorning(--nospam--at)CH2M.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 1998 10:23 AM
> To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
> Subject: RE: Steel Tanks: Calculating Sloshing Forces
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> Are you looking at AWWA D100-84?  The 1996 edition, Section 13.3,
> shows how
> to calculate it.  I understand the newer API 650 is moving in
> this direction
> also.
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> 	-----Original Message-----
> 	From:	Aswin Rangaswamy [SMTP:aswin(--nospam--at)jps.net]
> 	Sent:	Tuesday, September 29, 1998 12:14 AM
> 	To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> 	Subject:	Steel Tanks:  Calculating Sloshing Forces
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> 	Hello:
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> 	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.
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> 	Does anybody have any kind of reference on this materail?
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> 	Thanks
>
> 	Aswin
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