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    Trenchless Technology: Planning, Equipment, and Methods

    By: Mohammad Najafi

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    The complete guide to trenchless technology project management, planning, costs, and methods

    Written by an expert in the field of pipeline system engineering, this book describes how to plan, schedule, and implement efficient, cost-effective trenchless technology piping projects. Filled with detailed illustrations and real-world examples, Trenchless Technology: Planning, Equipment, and Methods explains how to accurately compare the costs of trenchless projects, considering geotechnical and rock mass impacts, drilling fluids, and locating and tracking equipment.

    This in-depth reference provides important information on how to estimate the cost of labor and equipment and schedule trenchless piping projects. A wide range of trenchless technology methods suitable for various ground and project conditions are discussed in this practical resource.

    Coverage includes:

    Cost comparison of trenchless technology methods

    Planning for trenchless technology projects

    Project delivery methods

    Geotechnical considerations

    Rock mass properties impacts on trenchless project feasibility

    Tracking, locating, and planning tools for horizontal directional drilling

    Drilling and lubricating fluids

    Planning and construction requirements for horizontal direction drilling

    Horizontal auger boring

    Pipe ramming

    Microtunneling methods

    Pilot tube (or pilot tube microtunneling) method

    Pipe/box jacking and utility tunneling

    Cured-in-place-pipe method


    Lateral renewal

    Localized repair

    Planning and construction requirements for pipe bursting

    Panel linings

    Spray-in-place pipe

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