Earthquake Response Of Elevated Tanks and Vessels

by Donald F. Moran,
James A. Cheney,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1960, Vol. 125, Issue 1, Pg. 503-514

Document Type: Journal Paper


Recent western United States earthquakes, provided tests of many structures specifically designed to resist earthquake forces; method of analysis is discussed wherein minor damage to elevated water tank towers and refinery vessels can be satisfactorily explained.

Subject Headings: Earthquakes | Water tanks | Structural analysis | Seismic design | Damage (structural) | Ships | United States

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