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Table 5 Stress verifications (Von-Mises stresses)

From: Seismic performance of spherical liquid storage tanks: a case study

Elements σ eff f d Ratio Verification
MPa MPa β
Sphere walls 177.4 310 1.75 Satisfied
Vertical legs 267.7 270 1.01 Satisfied
Top vertical legs – X-braces connections 183.9 260 1.41 Satisfied
Bottom vertical legs – X-braces connections 189.6 260 1.37 Satisfied
X-braces 193 290 1.50 Satisfied