Above Ground Storage Tanks

Hardcover | April 22, 1997

byPhilip 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.

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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...

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To bring ASTs up to standards, rely on the only book that brings you up to speed on how to do it Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs), designed to hold fluids or liquids used by the chemical process industry, gained notoriety following a series of leaks and spills in the 1980s, which had disastrous consequences for the environment. Since t...

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 s...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:690 pages, 9.4 × 6.4 × 2.03 inPublished:April 22, 1997Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:007044272X

ISBN - 13:9780070442726

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Table of Contents

Fundamentals.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.