Aboveground Storage Tank Inspection Guide (McGraw-Hill Professional Engineering)

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9780071357265: Aboveground Storage Tank Inspection Guide (McGraw-Hill Professional Engineering)

"Addresses critical inspection requirements needed to avoid expensive and hazardous incidents."

--George Moorvich, P.E.

"Will help in actual evaluation of ASTs for regulatory and mechanical integrity compliance."

--Tim Schindler, P.E.

Your #1 AST integrity and safety source

First in the field, this definitive guide provides essential information for anyone who designs, builds, inspects, or regulates aboveground storage tanks. Going far beyond the American Petroleum Institute's Standard 653, AST expert Philip Myers' Aboveground Storage Tank Inspection Guide gives you clear, readable, authoritative guidance on:

Every aspect of maintaining the ongoing integrity and safety of ASTs

All subjects on the American Petroleum Institute's tank inspector certification exam

Storage tank design and engineering fundamentals

Specifics on corrosiveness and corrosion, linings and coatings, cathodic protection, fabrication and construction, foundations and materials, safe work and welding practices, and much more

Seismic design, floating roofs, leak-detecting bottoms, seals, and secondary containment

Fire and explosion hazard avoidance

With more than a million storage tanks in use by the petroleum industry alone, and many more serving chemical and paper and pulp companies, the need is high for knowledgeable professionals competent in assuring tanks' safety and integrity. For the sake of water supplies, aquifers, and human health and safety, Aboveground Storage Tank Inspection Guide helps any professional perform this job efficiently and thoroughly.

Regulations and Laws

Codes and Standards

Types and Classifications

Safe Work Practices

Systems and Units

Engineering Principles


Linings and Coatings

Cathodic Protection

Scope API 650


Materials of Construction

Major Components


Seismic Design

Floating Roofs



Fabrication and Welding


Quality Control Processes

NDE Methods in ASME V

Other Inspection Methods

API 650/653 NDE Requirements

New Tank Inspection

API 653 Overview

Assessment and Suitability


Repairs and Alterations



API 575

Leak Detection

Leak Detection Bottoms

Secondary Containment

Siting Considerations

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