Need a book? Engineering books recommendations...

Return to index: [Subject] [Thread] [Date] [Author]

Re: A new angle on "Sliding" - unanchored tanks without bottom plate???

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
This is strange and I have not come across one without a bottom plate.  Have
them conform the design to the following section of the code:  1997 UBC
section 1634.4 (2) which refers to a national standard - API/AWWA.

Aswin Rangaswamy, P.E.
SHA Coffman Engineers

----- Original Message -----
From: "Yousefi, Ben" <Ben.Yousefi(--nospam--at)ci.sj.ca.us>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 4:34 PM
Subject: RE: A new angle on "Sliding" - unanchored tanks


> Thanks to all who have responded and please keep it coming. I have
received
> great input to my question so far. Just a point of clarification though
> (which I should have put in the original posting). The Tank does not have
a
> base, per se. It is comprised of a wall (shell) and a roof that is
attached
> at the perimeter to the wall and is supported by intermediate columns
within
> the tank. However, for the base, the water just rests on a thin layer of
> concrete that has no attachment to the rest of the structure.
>
> Ben Yousefi, SE
> San Jose, CA

******* ****** ******* ******** ******* ******* ******* ***
*   Read list FAQ at: http://www.seaint.org/list_FAQ.asp
* 
*   This email was sent to you via Structural Engineers 
*   Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) server. To 
*   subscribe (no fee) or UnSubscribe, please go to:
*
*   http://www.seaint.org/sealist1.asp
*
*   Questions to seaint-ad(--nospam--at)seaint.org. Remember, any email you 
*   send to the list is public domain and may be re-posted 
*   without your permission. Make sure you visit our web 
*   site at: http://www.seaint.org 
******* ****** ****** ****** ******* ****** ****** ********