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Vertical Storage Tank Selection Excel Spreadsheet Calculator

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The excel workbook provides selection of vertical storage tank diameters based on classification of liquid stored and the pressure rating of the tank. It also provides a wind stability chart as a function of diameter and height of the tank. Fixed Roof Tanks with Internal Floating Roof:
A fixed roof tank may be provided with an internal floating roof to reduce the vapour losses and air pollution. It is recommended that their use is limited to tanks with a maximum diameter of 39 m. Design of fixed roof tanks with an internal floating roof shall be in accordance with Annex H of API STD 650.

Abbreviations:
HPCRT: High-Pressure Cone Roof Tank
LPCRT: Low-Pressure Cone Roof Tank
NPCRT: Non-Pressure Cone Roof Tank
HPDRT: High-Pressure Dome Roof Tank
LPDRT: Low-Pressure Dome Roof Tank
NPDRT: Non-Pressure Dome Roof Tank
OTFR: Open-top Tank with Floating Roof

Reference:

Ankur Srivastava
Chemical Engineer


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