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Design Loads for Bunker (Horizontal) Silos

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

ASAE  ASAE EP538.2   October  2008

Keywords: Bunker, Design, Loads, Silos

1 Purpose and Scope

1.1 This Standard is intended to provide design loads for the walls of bunker (horizontal) silos for storing whole plant silages.

1.2 The design loads in this Standard do not include hydrostatic pressures that may occur when the silage becomes saturated.

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