TITLE

Geotechnical Conditions And How They Relate To Pipe Bursting

AUTHOR(S)
Timberlake, Matt
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Underground Construction;Jul2011, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on pipe bursting and its relation to geotechnical conditions in the U.S. It notes that pipe bursting is a process of pipe replacement involving several main forces that must be overcome to attain installing a new pipe. Forces being discussed include expansion, drag, and the force of friction which is being exerted from the soil returning into contact with the new pipe as it is being installed.
ACCESSION #
63481104

 

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