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Re: Seismic Design of Elevated Tanks Inside a Building

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"Wet-side HVAC, boilers, furnaces, atmospheric tanks and bins, chillers, 
water heaters,heat exchangers, evaporators, air separators, manufacturing 
or process equipment,and other mechanical components constructed of 
high-deformability materials"

Sounds to me fitting one of these:  which apRp = 1, 2.5

---- On Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:17:53 -0800 Shapton & Partners 
<shapton(--nospam--at)> wrote ----

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On 2/27/2014 10:35 AM, lrhauer(--nospam--at) wrote:
> To ll:
> I am designing the support of several elevated tanks on legs inside a
> building. ASCE 7-10 Chapter 15, Table 15.4-2 gives the R value for such,
> but then Section states that "Tanks and vessels that are
> supported within buildings...shall be designed in accordance with Chapter
> 13". Trouble is, Chapter 13 does not give an Ap and Rp for such
> structures. Any advice? Also, should "sholshing effects" be considered
> in tanks
> carrying liquids, and, if so, is the requirements for this in the IBC/CBC
> or ASCE?
> Thanks in advance.
> Larry Hauer, S.E.

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