TANK - (TTNK1001)

Herlev, Denmark
15 November, 10:00 AM - 17:00 PM

This course is for engineers who wish to learn how to design, analyze and evaluate oil storage tanks according to API 650. Delegates should have an appreciation for Mechanical Engineering theory and principles. A basic understanding of TANK construction and design theory and concepts is advantageous. Qualifications would typically be a Degree or HNC/HND in Mechanical engineering, Chemical Engineering or relevant experience.

Course Content:

  • Basics of tank construction
  • Allowable materials of construction
  • Notch toughness or - toughness - brittle fracture
  • Allowable design and test stress for carbon steel tanks
  • Units
  • Materials
  • Arrangement of the code
  • Scope and limitations of the code
  • Stress in a tank cylindrical shell from the internal pressure
  • Sample calculation of an API 650 tank cylindrical shell thickness
  • Introduction to the TANK software