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Guide to the design of thrust blocks for buried pressure pipelines

Report R 128

CIRIA, 1994
Guide to the design of thrust blocks for buried pressure pipelines

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Current

Supplement

Civil & Structural Supplement

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Report

Abstract

A design guide for thrust blocks to restrain the forces generated by changes in direction of fluid flow in jointed buried pressure pipeline networks. A step by step design approach is detailed, principally for thrusts up to 1,000kN, limiting the pressure range, pipe diameter and the thrust block sizes. While the theory can be applicable to any circumstances, the design of large scale thrust blocks is not covered.

ISBN

9780860173595

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Publisher History

CIRIA was formerly known as the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. They are a member-based research and information organisation who publish reports and technical papers covering building and civil engineering as well as transport and utilities infrastructure.


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