Minimum Cover For Buried Flexible Conduits

by Reynold K. Watkins,
Massood Ghavami,
G. Reed Longhurst,


Serial Information: Journal of the Pipeline Division, 1968, Vol. 94, Issue 1, Pg. 155-174


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: From model studies it is possible to predict the minimum soil cover required to protect buried conduits over which a wheel load passes. Similitude is achieved by drawing fluid (air) down through the model soil. Results are reported for flexible (lightweight metal and plastic) conduits buried in sand.

Subject Headings: Buried pipes | Conduits | Model analysis | Vehicle loads | Load factors | Metals (chemical) | Plastics

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