1. Handbook of Concrete Engineering, by Mark Fintel; Chapter 16, "Silos and
Bunkers" by Safarian and Harris. (Concrete bins)
2. Design of Welded Structures, by Blodgett; Section 6.5, "Tanks, Bins and
Hoppers". (Steel bins)
3. "The Theory and Practical Design of Bunkers", paper by F.W.Lambert.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: KSP [mailto:lvtakp(--nospam--at)yahoo.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2000 10:56 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: bins, hoppers, silos and bunkers
> I am still looking for structural design aids for
> bins, hoppers, silos and bunkers. I have the
> following references so far:
> 1. Tubular steel structures by Troitsky
> 2. Useful Information on the Design of Steel Bins and
> Silos by Buzek.
> I see that there is a book by Gaylord and Gaylord
> called "Design of Steel Bins for Storage of Bulk
> Solids. - Does anyone know it this is useful?
> Any other recommendations out there.
> I don't suppose that anyone has written a program to
> make all of those nasty calculations a little easier?
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