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Estimating tank calibration uncertainty

08.01.2010  |  Bertotto, A.,  SoftLab, Inc., Buenos Aires, ArgentinaSivaraman, S.,  SS Tech Services, Setauket, New YorkComstock, D.,  Comstock Consulting LLC, Houston, Texas

Use these calculations for a specific tank calibration

Keywords: [storage tanks] [loss prevention] [refining] [tank calibration]

The volume of a vertical cylindrical storage tank in custody or inventory service for crude and refined products is established by tank calibration. The calibration process simply involves using a calibrated tape with a given tension to measure the tank circumference of each and every course on the tank by a manual method as detailed in API and ISO standards.1, 2

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walber soto
02.21.2012

I like this article, it show me other sources of uncertainty for my research like the deadwood an how to handle. I have a question, about the OLRM method exist any analisys of it uncertainty? and for horizontal tanks? I'll be waiting your comment, thanks
Walber Soto

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