With increasing world-wide investment in the construction of water treatment plants, sewage works, water storage systems and oil and petrochemical complexes, the practical value of simplified design methods for concrete tanks is obvious. The second edition of this best-selling book presents solutions to many of the practical problems involved in the analysis and design of tanks. It grew, in part, from the author's work as a member of the American Concrete Institute technical committee on circular pre-stressed structures. Containing six new chapters, it will be an immediately productive design aid in any civil engineering design office. Part 1 provides an analysis of circular storage tanks examining design, methods of analysis and potential problems. Part 2 contains practical design tables.
Table of Contents
Preface. PART ONE ANALYSIS 1. Introduction to the analysis of circular tanks 2. Circular walls of constant thickness 3. Circular walls of varying thickness 4. Design tables and examples of their use 5. Finite element analysis 6. Time-dependent forces 7. Thermal stresses 8. Optimum design of prestressing 9. Effects of cracking of concrete 10. Control of cracking in concrete tanks and silos PART TWO DESIGN TABLES 11. Tables for the analysis of circular walls of thickness linearly varying from top to bottom 12. Tables for analysis of circular walls of thickness constant in upper part and varying linearly in lower three-tenths of height. Appendix. Index.