Student of Water Tanks Characteristics for Residential and Commerical Buildings in Oman
Keywords:Water Tank, Material Properties, Selection Criteria.
Water tank is an important element in water distribution system. The project is studied the characteristics of water tanks and the main objective of it to identify the selection criteria for the water tank. Furthermore, Selection of water tank is a challenge for many individuals and companies. The study is gathers information from many sources such as literature reviews, companies, questionnaire and experts in order to reach to the main important characteristic of water tanks. The selection of water tank depends heavily on the applications. As a result, it found that the best type of storage tanks for sweet water used for human consumption are two types, one of which is polyvinyl chloride to store a quantity of less than five cubic meters and the other is stainless steel tank to store more than five cubic meters. The study found that the best reservoir for irrigation and sewage uses is the carbon steel tank. On the other hand, the study found that the stainless-steel tank is best suited for storage of seawater, which requires a material that can withstand corrosion.
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