Design, Install, Inspect, and Manage Trenchless Technology Piping Projects
Trenchless Technology Piping offers comprehensive coverage of pipe installation, renewal, and replacement using trenchless technology methods. This step-by-step resource explains how to implement efficient design, construction, and inspection processes and shows how to save time and money with a state-of-the-art project management system.
Packed with detailed illustrations, the book surveys the wide variety of trenchless technologies available and discusses the recommended applications for each. This cutting-edge engineering tool also contains vital information on contracting, project delivery, safety, quality control, and quality assurance.
Trenchless technology methods for new pipe installations and old pipe linings and replacements
Pipeline planning and design
Pipe behavior under soil and traffic loads
Details on different types of pipes, such as concrete, plastic, PVC, HDPE, GRP, and metallic
Design and project management considerations for horizontal directional drilling (HDD)
Trenchless replacement systems, including pipe bursting and pipe removal methods
Construction and inspection requirements for cured-in-place pipe (CIPP)
Design and construction considerations for pipe jacking and microtunneling methods
Quality assurance, quality control, inspection, and safety