We would definitely say that this publication shall be on the bookshelf of any piping engineer. Moreover, it is recommended reading for any person dealing with any of the hull systems. Prepared by the team of the PFI experts, the content of the volume will provide all necessary information relating to the vessels and tanks.
The book consists of three chapters starting with the chapter describing various tank styles and giving some insight - it covers the horizontal and vertical storage tanks including open top tanks, skid tanks, crude oil production tanks and transport tanks, and many others. The second chapter has been devoted to the Code and non-Code vessels and here the readers will find info about the ASME Code together with the definitions used therein, characteristics of different materials etc.
The third section of the book is dealing with the tank and vessel accessories such as the stock heads, elliptical heads, as well as the various observation equipment, packing support plates, distributors and all other accessories. The publication is aimed to provide a good technical reference to any engineer and has already proven very effective. Just download it and have it readily available at all times.