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Concrete Pipes and Pipelines
Authors:   N.G. Joshi

ISBN: 978-81-8487-368-9 
Publication Year:   2015
Pages:   344
Binding:   Paper Back

About the book

Concrete pipe is in use for over 100 years and has not been replaced, by any other material, especially for drainage pipes. The book touches all aspects of concrete pipes, right from inception, design manufacture, laying, maintenance etc. Spinning technology is fully described both from practical and theoretical point of view, which is very useful to all concrete pipe manufacturers. Latest approach to hydraulics, right from determination of surface roughness to selection of appropriate value for C in Hazen & Williams Formula, Case study of 50 years old pipe to estimate the durability, or the life of concrete pipe.

Key Features

  • Worked examples

Table of content

Preface / Acknowledgements / Overall Background of Concrete Pipe / Different Methods of Mass Production of Concrete Pipes / Horizontal Spinning Processes and P.V.C. Lining / Manufacturing of welded Cages and Details of Machines / Specifications and Quality Assurance / Normal Problems Encountered During Manufacture of Socket Spigot Concrete Pipes and their Probable Solutions / Requirements of Raw Materials for Pipes / Loads on Buried Pipes / Design of Concrete Pipe / Laying and Field Testing of Pipes with Rubber Ring Joints / Distributed Reinforced Concrete Pipes / Performance of Reinforced Concrete Pipes / Maintenance of Concrete Pipelines / Salient Feature of One of the Biggest Most Modern Plant for Manufacturing Concrete Pipes by Centrifugal Spinning Process / Illustration of the Process by Photographs (Special Arrangements of Every Operation are Worth Nothing) Special Uses of Concrete Pipes / Results of Testing in 1997 of 75 Years Old Concrete Pipe / Index.

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