DISTORTION OF STEEL TANKS DUE TO SETTLEMENT OF THEIR WALLS. DISCUSSION

This is a discussion of a paper of the above title by T.B. D'Orazio, J.M. Duncan, and R.A. Bell (paper 23604). Discusser Bigham comments on the authors observations on planar tilting, and describes Aldrich's method for providing planar tilt. Discusser Fenske comments on the prodedure to analyze observed settlement at points on the periphery of a steel storage tank. Discussers Sweeney, Craig, and Lambson attempt to give a historical context of the author's account of a method for studying differential shell settlement and shell top distortion on large floating roof tanks. The discussions are followed by a closure by the author which addresses points raised by the discusser.

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  • Features: Appendices; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 1440-47
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  • Accession Number: 00615110
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 30 1991 12:00AM