Moment Distribution Factors for Pipe Encasements

by George P. Martin, (M.ASCE),

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1981, Vol. 107, Issue 7, Pg. 1355-1359

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Many times the engineer is confronted with the structural design of a concrete encasement for a circular pipeline. The positive and negative moments in the encasement caused by the design loading conditions can be determined, in part, by applying moment distribution around the encasement. A problem arises, however, in determining the carry-over factors and fixed-end moments to be used in the moment distribution calculations.

Subject Headings: Moment distribution | Pipelines | Load factors | Concrete | Concrete structures | Load distribution | Concrete pipes | Pipeline design

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