Design of Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic Underground Storage Tanks

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by John M. Clark, Clark Engineers, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Serviceability and Durability of Construction Materials

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the design and construction techniques of fiberglass composite underground storage tanks. The scope of this paper is limited to the straight shell due to space limitation. Additional topics will be discussed in future papers, including end caps, center joints, fitting design, buoyancy design and installation criteria.

Subject Headings: Underground storage | Storage tanks | Fiber reinforced polymer | Underground structures | Underground construction | Plastic design |

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