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How To Set The Overfill Level In Api Storage Tank

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#1 mgn2


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Posted 10 July 2018 - 11:24 PM

I want to set the Level of Concerns in API Tank to storage Diesel, it has the following characteristic: D= 85 Ft, H= 40 Ft, API 650 recommended to calculate the Freeboard, sloshing but i have some problems to understand the equations. Anyone have a differente choice to calculate the freeboard. 

#2 breizh


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Posted 10 July 2018 - 11:45 PM


Consider the resource attached to support your work.


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#3 Technical Bard

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Posted 14 July 2018 - 11:23 AM

API 650 contains an appendix about the sloshing considerations from seismic events as well that needs to be considered.  In high seismic zones this increases the freeboard requirement.

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