Silos - BRAZIL: January 2013 - March 2013

Calculations and checks of a steel silos and its support structures. The silo has been installed in the Uberaba plant located in Brazil. The load analysis, calculations and checks are performed according to the Eurocodes. The buckling analysis of the steel shell is carried out according to the Eurocode 3 part 1-6 (Eurocode 3 - Design of steel structures - Part 1-6: Strength and stability of shell structures). The silo have the following characteristics:
  • SILO #204 - UBERABA PLANT - Uberaba (BRAZIL):

    Bulk material = "wet flakes";

    Internal diameter = 6.0m;

    Maximum height = 16.0m;