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You can conservatively assume 3/8" plate for all the
steel (sides, bottom and top) and then round up for
the weight of the columns inside the tank.

Paul.
Phoenix, AZ

--- "Jordan Truesdell, PE"
<seaint1(--nospam--at)truesdellengineering.com> wrote:
> Nat Mohanram wrote:
> 
> >Can any one help me to guess approximate weight of
> >steel tank for storing water , 90 fett dia and 90
> ft
> >tall.
> >I have to design preliminary foundation.
> >
> >Thanks
> >
> >Nat
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> My guess is that it will be far smaller than the
> weight of the water in 
> the tank, if it is a cylidrical vessel of the
> dimensions you mentioned.
> 
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