Structural Performance of Pipes: Proceedings of the Second National Conference on Structural Performance of Pipes, Columbus, Ohio, 14-17 March 1993

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With the broadening & expanding application of pipes in infrastructure systems, along with development of new materials & designs, a publication of this provides a forum for integrating different viewpoints on structural performance of pipes. Parallel with increasing use has been research on performance, design & analysis & modelling of pipe structures.
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Proceedings of a conference held in Columbus, Ohio, in March 1993. Topics include an analysis of buried conduits, new standard installations for concrete pipe, predicting the deflection of pipes, controlled low strength material, structural design of plastic pipe, using the computer program MULTSPAN/ SOILEVAL to analyze problem structures, control of buried spiral rib pipe backfill performance, and field performance of corrugated polyethylene pipe. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789054103080
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1993
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

On the analysis of buried conduits - Past, present, and future 1
New standard installations for concrete pipe - Key to improved design practice 7
Checking the premise - Deflections of flexible pipe are predictable 19
Controlled Low Strength Material - Controlled Density Fill (CLSM-CDF) as a backfill around flexible structures 25
Structural design of plastic pipe via AASHTO specifications 35
Application of the program MULTSPAN/SOILEVAL to analyze problem structures 49
Control of buried Spiral Rib Pipe backfill performance 57
Field performance report on corrugated polyethylene pipe 67
Long-term external pressure testing of pipeline rehabilitation products 79
Structural performance of PVC leachate collection pipe 83
Design of reinforced concrete pipe - A review of traditional and current methods 97
'LLB', an innovative microtunneling propulsion system 107
Ring bending stiffness and the design of flexible pipe 125
Five year field performance study of three metal box culverts 137
Performance of concrete arch buried bridge 147
Installation test of a thermoplastic pipe at elevated temperatures using 36" corrugated high density polyethylene pipe 155
Author index 165
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