Storage tanks are containers that hold liquids, compressed gases or mediums used for the short- or long-term storage of heat or cold.The term can be used for reservoirs.
This thing built to provide storage of water for use in many applications, drinking water, irrigation agriculture, fire suppression, agricultural farming, both for plants and livestock, chemical manufacturing, food preparation as well as many other uses. Water tank parameters include the general design of the tank, and choice of construction materials, linings.
Finite Element Model
The deformation and stress across the tank due to hydrostatic and wind load
Various materials are used for making a water tank: plastics (polyethylene, polypropylene), fiberglass, concrete, stone, steel (welded or bolted, carbon, or stainless). Earthen pots also function as water storages. Water tanks are an efficient way especially in remote area.