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JES on Doorsheet ReinforcementBy: JES 
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Time: 11:26:27 AM
Is there a rule of thumb re: width of doorsheet opening in a tank vs. tank diameter. I would expect that first shell course thickness will increase with tank diameter and, subsequently, the width of a doorsheet not requiring reinforcement.
Can anyone comment on this?
What analysis procedure would one use to evaluate likelihood of shell buckling?