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    SPECIFICATION FOR CYLINDRICAL FORAGE TOWER SILOS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THEIR USE

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Withdrawn date:  20-08-2013

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1974

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Co-operating organizations
    Foreword
    Specification
    1 General
    1.1 Scope
    1.2 Definitions
    1.3 Symbols
    2 Silo dimensions
    3 Foundations, anchorage and siting
    3.1 Foundations
    3.2 Anchorage
    3.3 Siting
    4 Loading
    4.1 Silo for H.D.M. silage
    4.2 General purpose forage silo
    5 Design and materials
    5.1 Silo wall
    5.2 Steel hooping for concrete stave silos
    5.3 Silo of concrete stave construction
    5.4 Timber
    6 Construction
    6.1 Dimensional accuracy
    6.2 Fluid pressure relief
    6.3 Fire
    6.4 Access equipment
    7 Notice boards
    8 Manufacturer's handbook
    Appendices
    A Recommended list of BS Specifications and Codes of
         Practice for reference
    B Manufacturer's handbook
    C Standard capacity of silo
    D Guidance on the use of forage tower silos
    E Composition of silage effluent
    F Buckling coefficients for the silo wall
    Tables
    1 Recommended filling moisture contents for average
         maturity grass (C.P. 12 % M.A.D. fibre 28 %)
    2 Recommended filling moisture contents for young
         leafy grass (C.P. 18 % M.A.D. fibre 24 %)
    3 Recommended filling moisture contents for mature
         grass and mature arable silage (C.P. 8 % M.A.D.
         fibre 32 %)
    4 Relationship between silo diameter and filling rate
    5 Minimum unloading rate
    Figure
    1 Staggering of lugs

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    Specifies the basic data for the design of cylindrical tower silos over 3 m in height used for conservation of crops as silage under UK farming conditions in accordance with accepted structural engineering practice.

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    Committee B/549
    Development Note Supersedes 71/10441 DC & 88/10969 DC. (07/2005) Inactive for the new design. (11/2009)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Withdrawn

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 5502-80(1990) : 1990 BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES FOR AGRICULTURE - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF WORKSHOPS, MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION FACILITIES
    BS 5502-75(1993) : 1993 BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES FOR AGRICULTURE - PART 75: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF FORAGE STORES
    BS 5502-22(1993) : 1993 BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES FOR AGRICULTURE - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND LOADING
    BS 5502-22:1993 BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES FOR AGRICULTURE - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND LOADING

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    BS 4211(1987) : 1987 SPECIFICATION FOR LADDERS FOR PERMANENT ACCESS TO CHIMNEYS OTHER HIGH STRUCTURES, SILOS AND BINS
    BS 8004:1986 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FOUNDATIONS
    BS 5589(1989) : 1989 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PRESERVATION OF TIMBER
    BS 4482(1985) : 1985 SPECIFICATION FOR COLD REDUCED STEEL WIRE FOR THE REINFORCEMENT OF CONCRETE
    BS 5328(1981) : 1981 METHODS FOR SPECIFYING CONCRETE INCLUDING READY MIXED CONCRETE
    BS 1282(1999) : 1999 WOOD PRESERVATIVES - GUIDANCE ON CHOICE, USE AND APPLICATION
    BS 5707-3(1980) : 1980 SOLUTIONS OF WOOD PRESERVATIVES IN ORGANIC SOLVENTS - METHODS OF TREATMENT
    BS 1199 & 1200(1976) : 1976 AMD 5126 SPECIFICATIONS FOR BUILDING SANDS FROM NATURAL SOURCES
    BS 4486(1980) : 1980 SPECIFICATION FOR HOT ROLLED AND HOT ROLLED AND PROCESSED HIGH TENSILE ALLOY STEEL BARS FOR THE PRESTRESSING OF CONCRETE
    BS 1088 & 4079(1966) : 1966 SPECIFICATIONS FOR PLYWOOD FOR MARINE CRAFT
    BS 1494(1951) : PD 6191 FIXING ACCESSORIES FOR BUILDING PURPOSES - FIXINGS FOR SHEET, ROOF AND WALL COVERINGS
    BS 4190(2001) : 2001 ISO METRIC BLACK HEXAGON BOLTS, SCREWS AND NUTS - SPECIFICATION
    BS 4360(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR WELDABLE STRUCTURAL STEELS
    BS 915(1947) : LATEST SPECIFICATION FOR HIGH ALUMINA CEMENT - METRIC UNITS
    BS 8110-3(1985) : 1985 STRUCTURAL USE OF CONCRETE - PART 3: DESIGN CHARTS FOR SINGLY REINFORCED BEAMS, DOUBLY REINFORCED BEAMS AND RECTANGULAR COLUMNS
    BS 8110-2(1985) : 1985 STRUCTURAL USE OF CONCRETE - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES
    BS 5896(1980) : 1980 SPECIFICATION FOR HIGH TENSILE STEEL WIRE AND STRAND FOR THE PRESTRESSING OF CONCRETE
    BS 8007(1987) : 1987 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES FOR RETAINING AQUEOUS LIQUIDS
    BS 4483(1998) : 1998 STEEL FABRIC FOR THE REINFORCEMENT OF CONCRETE
    BS 1449-1(1983) : 1983 STEEL PLATE, SHEET AND STRIP - SPECIFICATION FOR CARBON AND CARBON MANGANESE PLATE, SHEET AND STRIP
    BS 1579(1960) : 1960 SPECIFICATION FOR CONNECTORS FOR TIMBER
    BS 729(1971) : 1971 SPECIFICATION FOR HOT DIP GALVANIZED COATINGS ON IRON AND STEEL ARTICLES
    BS 8110-1(1997) : 1997 STRUCTURAL USE OF CONCRETE - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
    BS 12(1996) : 1996 SPECIFICATION FOR PORTLAND CEMENT
    BS 1449-2(1983) : 1983 STEEL PLATE, SHEET AND STRIP - SPECIFICATION FOR STAINLESS AND HEAT-RESISTING STEEL PLATE, SHEET AND STRIP
    BS 4449(1997) : 1997 SPECIFICATION FOR CARBON STEEL BARS FOR THE REINFORCEMENT OF CONCRETE
    BS CP3003-2(1966) : LATEST LINING OF VESSELS AND EQUIPMENT FOR CHEMICAL PROCESSES
    BS 6399-1(1996) : 1996 LOADING FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DEAD AND IMPOSED LOADS
    BS 648:1964 SCHEDULE OF WEIGHTS OF BUILDING MATERIALS
    BS 1210(1963) : 1963 SPECIFICATION FOR WOOD SCREWS
    BS 146-2(1973) : 1973 SPECIFICATION FOR PORTLAND-BLASTFURNACE CEMENT - METRIC UNITS
    BS 449-2(1969) : 1969 SPECIFICATION FOR THE USE OF STRUCTURAL STEEL IN BUILDING - PART 2: METRIC UNITS
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