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Title Standard design and construction guidelines for microtunneling / American Society of Civil Engineers.
Imprint Reston, Virginia : American Society of Civil Engineers, 2015.
©2015

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Description 1 online resource (135 pages) : illustrations
Series ASCE Standards
American Society of Civil Engineers. ASCE standard.
Note "ASCE/CI 36-15."
"This document uses both the International System of Units (SI) and customary units."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Microtunneling -- Standards.
Underground pipelines -- Design and construction -- Standards -- United States.
Trenchless construction -- Standards -- United States.
United States.
Contents Cover; CONTENTS; ASCE STANDARDS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; PART I: GENERAL; 1 SCOPE; 2 REFERENCE DOCUMENTS; 2.1 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); 2.2 American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM); 2.3 American Water Works Association (AWWA); 2.4 American Petroleum Institute (API); 2.5 European Standards; 2.6 North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT); 2.7 Other Standards; 3 DEFINITIONS; 4 ACRONYMS, ABBREVIATIONS, AND INITIALISMS; 5 SUMMARY OF PRACTICE; PART II: PLANNING ASPECTS.
6 INITIAL CRITERIA6.1 Pipe Diameter and Grade; 6.2 Depth; 6.3 Routing; 6.4 Shafts and Working Space; 6.5 Sustainability; 6.6 Regulations; 7 SITE CONDITIONS; 7.1 Land Use; 7.2 Easements and Rights-of-Way; 7.3 Underground Utilities and Other Facilities; 7.4 Buried Objects; 7.5 In-Line Microtunneling; 7.6 Contaminated Ground and Groundwater; 7.7 Special Considerations; 8 PRELIMINARY GEOTECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS; 9 PROJECT LAYOUT; 9.1 Layout for Efficient Microtunneling; 9.2 Horizontal and Vertical Alignment.
9.3 Service Connections9.4 Effects on Adjacent Structures; 10 COST CONSIDERATIONS; 10.1 Direct Cost of Microtunneling; 10.2 Indirect Social Effect Costs; 10.3 Environmental Costs; 10.4 Risk Analysis; 10.5 Contingency Costs; PART III: DESIGN ASPECTS; 11 DETAILED SITE INVESTIGATIONS; 11.1 General; 11.2 Geotechnical Investigation Approach and Methods; 11.3 Important Geotechnical Characteristics; 11.4 Geotechnical Reports; 11.5 Utility Surveys; 11.6 Traffic Flow and Access for Vehicles and Pedestrians.
11.7 Environmental Conditions11.8 Flood Zones; 11.9 Seismic Conditions; 12 MICROTUNNELING EQUIPMENT; 12.1 General; 12.2 MTBM; 12.3 Control System; 12.4 Handling of Spoils; 12.5 Jacking System; 12.6 Pipe Lubrication System; 12.7 Power Supply; 13 MICROTUNNELING DESIGN ELEMENTS; 13.1 Design Memoranda and Technical Memoranda; 13.2 Pipe Material Selection; 13.3 Earth Loads on Pipe; 13.4 Evaluation of Jacking Forces; 13.5 Evaluation of Settlement Risks; 13.6 Drilling Fluid Design.
13.7 Special Considerations for Curved Drives14 SHAFT CONSIDERATIONS; 14.1 Location; 14.2 Shaft Design Considerations; 14.3 Groundwater Control; 14.4 Design of Entry and Exit of Shafts; 14.5 Thrust Blocks; 14.6 Common Shafts; 15 CONTRACT DOCUMENTS; 15.1 General Considerations; 15.2 General Conditions; 15.3 Special and Supplementary Conditions; 15.4 Technical Specifications; 15.5 Plans; 15.6 Geotechnical Investigations and Data; 15.7 Microtunneling Contractor Qualifications; 15.8 Dispute Resolution.
Other Author Construction Institute, issuing body.
Other Title Print version: American Society of Civil Engineers. Standard design and construction guidelines for microtunneling. Reston, Virginia : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2015 xii, 122 pages ASCE Standards 9780784413630