Sewers: Replacement and New Construction

Sewers: Replacement and New Construction

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Sewers: Replacement and New Construction is a detailed guide to the management and construction of new sewer systems. Different construction and replacement techniques, such as jacking, moling and ramming, are described and evaluated. The importance of proper site preparation and management is emphasised, and detailed guidance is given to pre-construction investigation as well as to managing traffic and public relations during the construction period. Geoffrey Read, one of the UK's leading experts on sewer construction, has compiled the most detailed account available on this subject, using material from civil engineers, consultants and his own wide experience. *Comprehensive coverage of technical and management issues *Expert contributions from industry professionals ensure the content is practical *Photographs and diagrams illustrate key techniquesWhat is often more critical in the case of pipejacking, microtunnelling, and directional drilling is the variability of the ground conditions. ... Any changes encountered in the nature of the ground will inevitably affect the rate of work and may even prevent further progress altogether. ... or a railway, or where there is potential for affecting other underground structures, utility installations, or building foundations.

Title:Sewers: Replacement and New Construction
Author:Geoffrey F Read
Publisher:Butterworth-Heinemann - 2004-07-28


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