Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Volume of pressurized storage tank

  1. May 31, 2007 #1
    tell me if anyone knows that if we maintain a pressure of 500psi in the tank then what will be itz volume and dimensions
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 31, 2007 #2

    Integral

    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    You are going to have to provide more information for anyone to help you.
     
  4. Jun 1, 2007 #3

    Chris Hillman

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor

    That is to say, ahsuu, pressure is just force per unit area, so interior pressure alone cannot possibly determine the dimensions of a tank. There must be some other information in your problem.
     
  5. Jun 3, 2007 #4
    I have paintball gun tanks that are 48 cubic inches that can maintain 500psi. I also have scuba tanks which can handle 500psi. What is the application?
     
  6. Jun 4, 2007 #5

    FredGarvin

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor

    500 psi is nothing for a compressed air tank. You should be looking at a lot higher pressure aluminum or composite tanks so you can carry more air.
     
  7. Jun 4, 2007 #6
    I know, I have 3000psi in them, I was just saying that they can hold 500psi no problem.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?



Similar Discussions: Volume of pressurized storage tank
Loading...