Title: Design and Construction of a Cryogenic LNG Tank on Permafrost
Author(s): Sanjay S. Mehta and Eric T. Reaman
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 37-44
Keywords: foundation, slab, temperature, project
Publication of the first edition of ACI 376 in 2011 has standardized the design and construction of precast, prestressed concrete walls with a sliding base for full-containment liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanks. This article describes the unique challenges encountered during design and construction of concrete foundation and outer wall for an LNG tank in Fairbanks, AK.