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Author Comité français des travaux sans tranchée.

Title Microtunneling and horizontal drilling : French national project "microtunnels" recommendations / FSTT, French Society for Trenchless Technology
Published London ; Newport Beach, CA : ISTE, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (342 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 Introduction to Guidelines Subject and Fields of Application; Chapter 2 Techniques and Theory of Operation for the Installation of Pipes by Microtunneling; Chapter 3 Summary of Parameters Affecting Work at the Site; Chapter 4 Guidelines for Investigations; Chapter 5 Guidelines for the Choice of Machines and Attachments; Chapter 6 Guidelines for Project Design Dimensions of Pipes and the Pipe Jacking System; Chapter 7 Guidelines for the Site Supervision; Chapter 8 Socio-Economic and Contractual Aspects
Summary This book includes recommendations prepared by members of the French Society for Trenchless Technology (FSTT), based on their recent national multi-year project. Comprehensive guidelines, techniques and theories in the areas of both microtunneling and horizontal drilling are given, encompassing the fields of application for each method, what investigations should be undertaken, which machines and equipment should be used, how the work should be managed and potential problems that may arise. The recommendations, the analytical methods used and their verification with laboratory and field data sh
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-340) and index
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Subject Trenchless construction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1615838481 (electronic bk.)
1847045502 (electronic bk.)
9781615838486 (electronic bk.)
9781847045508 (electronic bk.)