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AS 2304-2011 water storage tanks for fire protection systems

Standard Number:  AS 2304-2011
Title:  water storage tanks for fire protection systems
Language:  English
Replacing Standard:  DR 10008

Status:  Current
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
Price:  
Number of Pages:79  

Description:Details the requirements for the design, installation, materials and commissioning of tanks for the storage of water for fire fighting and fire control purposes.  
Catalog:Document Contents
AS 2304-2011 WATER STORAGE TANKS FOR FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
PREFACE
CONTENTS
FOREWORD
SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.2 OBJECTIVE
1.3 NORMATIVE REFERENCES
1.4 APPLICATION
1.5 DEFINITIONS
1.5.1 Access opening
1.5.2 Actions
1.5.3 Bearing-type connections
1.5.4 Competent person
1.5.5 Cylindrical steel tank
1.5.6 Design life
1.5.7 Division wall
1.5.8 Effective capacity
1.5.9 Externally bolted panel tank
1.5.10 Freeboard
1.5.11 Horizontal seam
1.5.12 Imposed actions
1.5.13 Internally bolted panel tank
1.5.14 Liner
1.5.15 Panel
1.5.16 Rectangular panel tank
1.5.17 Service life
1.5.18 Shell course (ring)
1.5.19 Sloshing wave
1.5.20 Snug tight
1.5.21 Stay bracket
1.5.22 Stay support
1.5.23 Stay support system
1.5.24 Stay washer
1.5.25 Structural elements
1.5.26 Tank wall
1.5.27 Terrain category
1.5.28 Vertical seam
1.6 NOTATION
1.7 TANK TYPES AND DESCRIPTIONS
SECTION 2 WATER SOURCES
2.1 GENERAL
2.2 WATER SOURCES
SECTION 3 MATERIALS
3.1 GENERAL
3.2 STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS
3.2.1 Bolts
3.2.2 Plates and sheets
3.2.3 Structural shapes
3.2.4 Castings
3.3 PIPE AND FITTINGS
3.3.1 Pipe
3.3.2 Wall joints
3.4 CORROSION PROTECTION
3.5 GASKETS AND SEALANTS
3.5.1 Material
3.5.2 Gaskets-Longevity
3.6 TANK LINERS
3.6.1 Material
3.6.2 Fixing
3.6.3 On-site fabrication
3.6.4 Liner design life
SECTION 4 DESIGN ACTIONS (LOADS)
4.1 GENERAL
4.2 PERMANENT ACTION
4.3 LIQUID PRESSURE ACTION
4.3.1 General
4.3.2 Liquid pressure action-Cylindrical water storage tanks
4.3.3 Liquid pressure action-Rectangular water storage tanks
4.4 IMPOSED ACTIONS
4.4.1 General
4.4.2 Roofs
4.4.3 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders
4.5 WIND ACTION
4.5.1 General
4.5.2 Stability-Cylindrical water storage tanks
4.5.3 Buckling-Cylindrical water storage tanks
4.5.4 Wind actions on roof columns
4.6 EARTHQUAKE ACTION
4.6.1 Seismic design consideration
4.6.2 Overturning moment and base shear
4.6.3 Hydrodynamic actions
4.7 SNOW AND ICE ACTIONS
4.8 COMBINATIONS OF ACTIONS
4.8.1 General
4.8.2 Stability
4.8.3 Strength
SECTION 5 TANK DESIGN
5.1 GENERAL
5.2 MINIMUM STEEL THICKNESS
5.2.1 Unlined tanks
5.2.2 Tanks with liners
5.3 BOLTED STEEL CIRCULAR WATER STORAGE TANK DESIGN
5.3.1 General
5.3.2 Wind buckling
5.3.3 Circumferential stiffeners
5.3.4 Deflection limits
5.3.5 Penetrations
5.3.6 Roof members subject to live actions
5.4 BOLTED STEEL RECTANGULAR WATER STORAGE TANK DESIGN
5.4.1 Rectangular tank panels subject to liquid pressure actions
5.4.2 Stay supports and roof supports
5.4.3 Rectangular tank foundations
SECTION 6 CYLINDRICAL TANK FOUNDATIONS
6.1 GENERAL
6.1.1 Acceptable footings-Ringbeam and slab
6.1.2 Geotechnical information
6.1.3 Preparation of tank foundations
6.2 TYPES OF FOUNDATIONS
6.2.1 Type 1-Ringbeam
6.2.2 Type 2-Full slab
6.2.3 Foundations in seismic areas
6.3 TANK HOLD-DOWN
6.3.1 General
6.3.2 Stability
6.3.3 Bolt chairs
SECTION 7 ACCESSORIES
7.1 GENERAL
7.2 TANK ACCESS
7.2.1 Inspection and service
7.2.2 Harness attachment points
7.2.3 Shell access
7.2.4 Roof access and inspection hatch
7.2.5 External ladder
7.2.6 Internal ladder
7.3 HYDRAULIC COMPONENTS
7.3.1 Manual quick-fill
7.3.2 Make-up water
7.3.3 Automatic inflow
7.3.4 Suction line
7.3.5 Vortex inhibitor
7.3.6 Overflow
7.3.7 Pump pressure relief and test lines
7.3.8 Tank drain and sludge valve
7.4 MISCELLANEOUS COMPONENTS
7.4.1 Tank venting
7.4.2 Tank contents indicator
7.4.3 Vermin proofing
7.4.4 Tanks signs
7.5 CAPACITIES
SECTION 8 BREAK TANKS
8.1 GENERAL
8.2 CONSTRUCTION
8.3 CAPACITY
8.4 FILL INLETS
8.4.1 Positioning
8.4.2 Layout
8.4.3 Fill valves
8.4.4 Testing
8.5 SUCTION LINE AND VORTEX INHIBITORS
8.6 WATER LEVEL INDICATOR
8.7 TANK BAFFLING
8.8 TANK OVERFLOW
SECTION 9 SHARED USE, RAINWATER AND HEATING AND COOLING TANKS
9.1 GENERAL
9.2 SHARED USE
9.3 RAINWATER
9.4 HEATING AND COOLING
SECTION 10 COMMISSIONING
SECTION 11 MAINTENANCE
11.1 GENERAL
11.2 PROCEDURES AND PRECAUTIONS
11.2.1 Competent persons
11.2.2 Water conservation
11.2.3 Out of service
11.3 FREQUENCY
11.3.1 General
11.3.2 Life of tank liner
11.4 INSPECTION, TEST, ROUTINE SERVICING AND RECORDS SCHEDULES
11.4.1 Monthly and six-monthly service
11.4.2 Yearly service
11.4.3 Ten-yearly service
APPENDIX A - WATER CONSERVATION
A1 DRAINING TANKS FOR MAINTENANCE OR OTHER PURPOSES
A2 WATER SUPPLY TEST TANK
A3 BLADDER TANKS
APPENDIX B - TANK LINERS
APPENDIX C - WATER SOURCE AND QUALITY
APPENDIX D - COMPETENCIES AND AUTHORITY TO WORK
D1 INTRODUCTION
D2 PERSONAL COMPETENCIES
D3 COMPETENCE OF ORGANIZATIONS
D4 REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS
APPENDIX E - GUIDELINE FOR USE OF DIVERS FOR TANK MAINTENANCE
APPENDIX F - EXAMPLES OF WIND BUCKLING CALCULATIONS
F1 EXAMPLE 1-A UNIFORM ISOTROPIC TANK
F2 EXAMPLE 2-A NON-UNIFORM ISOTROPIC TANK
F3 EXAMPLE 3-A UNIFORM ORTHOTROPIC TANK
F4 EXAMPLE 4-A NON-UNIFORM ORTHOTROPIC TANK
F5 DESIGN OF CIRCUMFERENTIAL STIFFENERS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
  
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