Trenchless Technology: Pipeline and Utility Design, Construction, and Renewal

Trenchless Technology: Pipeline and Utility Design, Construction, and Renewal

by Mohammad Najafi

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Overview

Trenchless Technology: Pipeline and Utility Design, Construction, and Renewal by Mohammad Najafi

Trenchless technology allows for the installation or renewal of underground utility systems with minimum disruption of the surface. As water and wastewater systems age or must be redesigned in order to comply with environmental regulations, the demand for this technology has dramatically increased. This is a detailed reference covering construction details, design guidelines, environmental concerns, and the latest advances in equipment, methods, and materials.

* Design and analysis procedures
* Design equations
* Risk assessment
* Soil compatibility and more

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071777438
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 01/17/2005
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 489
File size: 16 MB
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About the Author

Mohammad Najafi, Ph.D., P.E. is Assistant Professor and Director of Center for Underground Infrastructure Research, Trenchless Technology, Pipeline Construction & Renewal (CUIRE), at Michigan State University. From 1994 through 2002, he was the Technical Editor of No-Dig Engineering Journal.

He is host of the 5th International Trenchless Technology Colloquium held in March 2003, and technical chair of ASCE International Pipeline Conference being held in July 2003 in Baltimore.

Dr. Najafi is the co-editor of Trenchless Construction Methods and Soil Compatibility, and co-editor of the manual Trenchless Pipeline Rehabilitation, both published by the National Contractors Utility Association, as well as a research paper and the contribution of a chapter on Trenchless Technology for the Second Edition of Buried Pipe Design by Dr.Al Moser, published by McGraw-Hill in 2001.

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