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From: Frank Griffin [SMTP:fsg(--nospam--at)freese.com]
Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 5:59 PM
Subject: "Sloshing Effects"
Can someone guide me to any reference materials pertaining to
effects of liquids in storage tanks? UBC '97 makes mention of,
effects of the contained fluid." IBC 2000 (which is the code in
my project) makes mention of, "sloshing period of the stored
states that, "The tank shall be designed to resist the effects of
Furthermore, AWWA D100-96 states, "The design of ground-supported
flat-bottom tanks recognizes the reduction in seismic load due to
sloshing of the contained liquid. This design procedure is referred
the effective mass method." There are some references in the
nothing more recent than 1984.
Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.
Ft. Worth, Texas