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Onshore Structural Design Calculations by Mohamed El-Reedy

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Chapter 4

Steel and Concrete Storage Tank

Abstract

Tanks are very famous structures in industrial projects. There are different types of storage tanks, as they can be used for different purposes in industrial projects.

Keywords

Steel tank; concrete tank; industrial project; famous structure

4.1 Introduction

Tanks are very famous structures in industrial projects. There are different types of storage tanks, as they can be used for different purposes in industrial projects.

The dimensions of the tank and its material depends on the fluids that will be stored. The oil storage usually has a steel structure for a shell and reinforced concrete ring beams that transfer the load to the soil.

In some applications, a reinforced concrete tank is used ...

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