Mmajner

January 22, 2015, 07:07 AM

I have several tanks that are spherical. Anyone know where I can find a typical tank curve for a spherical tank?

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Mmajner

January 22, 2015, 07:07 AM

I have several tanks that are spherical. Anyone know where I can find a typical tank curve for a spherical tank?

Taylor Barnett

February 2, 2015, 09:03 AM

Hi Mmajner,

The following equation will give you the storage of a spherical tank in gallons.

V=7.48*pi/3*y^2(1.5*D-y)

Where

y= fluid depth in feet

D= tank diameter in feet

Source: http://www.lmnoeng.com/Volume/CylConeSphere.php

The following equation will give you the storage of a spherical tank in gallons.

V=7.48*pi/3*y^2(1.5*D-y)

Where

y= fluid depth in feet

D= tank diameter in feet

Source: http://www.lmnoeng.com/Volume/CylConeSphere.php