Design and Construction of An Elevated Ferrocement Water Tank

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Title: Design and Construction of An Elevated Ferrocement Water Tank

Author(s): M. A. Mansur

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 12

Issue: 4

Appears on pages(s): 37-41

Keywords: construction; ferrocement; performance; structural design; tanks (containers); water tanks; Construction

Date: 4/1/1990

Abstract:
Describes the design, construction, and in-service performance of an elevated ferrocement water tank in a remote village in Bangladesh. The tank incorporates some unique design features compatible with the local conditions that not only simplified the construction process, but also resulted in substantial cost-savings.