Seismic Isolation of Liquefied Natural Gas Tanks: a Compartive Assessment

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Marti Rodriguez, Joaquin; Crespo Álvarez, María José; Martinez Cutillas, Francisco J.;
(2010)
  • Publisher: E.T.S.I. Minas (UPM)
  • Journal: issn: Journal of Seismic Isolation and Protective Systems, ISSN 2150-7902, 2010-10, Vol. 1, No. 1
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2140/siaps.2010.1.125
  • Subject: Geología | Ingeniería Civil y de la Construcción

In severe seismic environments, tanks for storage of liquefied natural gas may benefit from seismic isolation. As the design accelerations increase, the inner tank undergoes progressively greater demands and may suffer from corner uplift, elephant’s foot buckling, gross... View more
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