A very hot oil was accidentally pumped into a tank that contained some residual water. The liquid water flashed to

A very hot oil was accidentally pumped into a tank that contained some residual water. The liquid water flashed to saturated steam (vapor), and the resulting increase in pressure ruptured the tank. The cylindrical tank had a rated bursting pressure of 0.3 psig, and was 6 m high and 8 m in diameter. Estimate the minimum amount of water, in US gallons, which was in the tank.


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