Seventy-Year History of Wire-Wrapped Prestressed Concrete Tanks: Practice, Performance And Professional Standards

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Title: Seventy-Year History of Wire-Wrapped Prestressed Concrete Tanks: Practice, Performance And Professional Standards

Author(s): Daniel J. McCarthy and Lars F. Balck

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 285

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 1-24

Keywords: circumferential prestressing; dome; footing; prestressed concrete; prestressing steel; shotcrete; tank; core-wall; wire-wrapping

Date: 5/1/2012

Abstract:
The authors provide a history of the seventy year old wire-wrapped circular prestressed concrete tank industry from three perspectives: 1) evolution of key design and detailing practices; 2) durability and performance; and 3) evolution of professional industry standards.