Above Ground Storage Tanks

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McGraw-Hill Education, Apr 22, 1997 - Technology & Engineering - 690 pages
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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Code Standards and Regulations
Materials Considerations
Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention

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About the author (1997)

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.

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