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Above Ground Storage Tanks / Edition 1

Above Ground Storage Tanks / Edition 1

by Philip E. Myers


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The one reference devoted exclusively to aboveground storage tanks (ASTs)
This book helps owners and regulators understand the design, operation, and maintenance of ASTs in the face of new industry regulations and meet the rigorous compliance requirements. Here is an ideal handbook for chemical, environmental, and civil engineers, and others concerned with the regulatory issues of ASTs. Sections examine various types of storage media and their applications; fundamental environmental engineering concerns; how to select the right industrial codes and standards for the tank; design considerations for ASTs; the construction, fabrication, and erection of tanks; and the requirements designed to keep ASTs environmentally sound.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070442726
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/1997
Edition description: List
Pages: 690
Sales rank: 548,575
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.83(d)

About the Author

Philip Myers, P.E., is a senior engineer at Chevron Research and Technology, where he maintains a leading, competitive edge in the development, application, and upkeep of aboveground storage tanks. The author of Above Ground Storage Tanks (also from McGraw-Hill) and many technical articles, he is on the American Petroleum Institute's subcommittee on tanks and pressure vessels.

Table of Contents

Code, Standards, and Regulations.
Materials Considerations.
Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention.
Corrosion Prevention with Linings.
Tank Foundations.
Seismic Considerations.
General Design of Tanks.
Tank Roofs.
Fire Protection of Tanks.
Tank Emissions.
Tanks Constructed of Other materials.
Tank Inspection, Repairs, and Reconstruction.
Tank settlement.
Groundwater Protection.
Miscellaneous Topics.
Tank Accessories.

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