Covers All Site Activities after Design Above Ground Storage Tanks: Practical Guide to Construction, Inspection, and Testing is an ideal guide for engineers involved in the mechanical construction of above ground storage tanks. This text details the construction of storage tanks in accordance with the American Petroleum Institute requirements for API 650, and is the first book to cover every stage subsequent to the design of storage tanks. The author focuses on the mechanical construction, inspection, and testing of storage tanks and all aspects on-site after design, and explains the relevance of code requirements. In addition, he incorporates real-world applications based on his own experience, and provides a host of practical tips, useful in avoiding repair and reworks during construction of storage tanks. Presents material compiled according to the requirements of API 650 for the construction of storage tanks Includes coverage of the practical aspects of tank farm layout, design, foundation, erection, welding, inspection and testing Explains the details of construction /welding sequences and NDT with simple sketches and tables Spells out applicable codes and specifications, and provides logical explanations of various code requirements A reference for beginners and practitioners in the construction industry, Above Ground Storage Tanks: Practical Guide to Construction, Inspection, and Testing contains valuable information on API 650 code requirements and specifications, and the construction of above ground storage tanks.