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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2011
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7514-3
... deflection is presented. The table is based on empirical data from field measurements. flexible pipe deflection, design installation time effects soil—structure interaction time lag Amster Howard1 Reprinted from JAI, Vol. 8, No. 8 doi:10.1520/JAI102888 Available online at www.astm.org/JAI...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2011
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7514-3
... as their economy. However, like all materials, plastics have performance limitations, and serious failures can occur as the result of improper design, fabrication, or installation. Understanding failure mechanisms of plastics can provide valuable insight into those limitations and aid the designer, manufacturer...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2606-9
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2606-0
... Mechanical/electrical systems, upgraded or installed anew, can have a serious mpact on historic structures and their contents. Since these disciplines are necessary to satisfy building codes and current tenants' requirements, minimum standards of procedure are essential, because, if done...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2042-7
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2042-6
..., manufacturers and installers perform a thorough study of each material and it's interface with adjacent materials. Through the cooperation of these parties in the development of a complete understanding of each component and its interface with the other components, proper design and detailing, pre-construction...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2040-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2040-2
... that have had problems. Through study of the problems, the design and the installation, the reasons for the problems were defined. The problems were of the type that do not condemn the system. They were the result of inadequate design, lack of understanding of the system use, and its interface with other...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2006-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2006-8
... innovation than in new buildings. If not already provided, electric power, air, gas, water, or steam must be brought from the source to this equipment. Poor installations in older buildings have economic implications because they adversely affect the cost of repair, maintenance, and operation. Consequently...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1395-1
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1395-4
... the application and field conditions permit. Experimental work is described involving controlled loading tests on buried pipes, monitoring of field installations, and a large scale installation at the World Expo site in Brisbane using very low stiffness polyvinyl chloride (PVC) storm drains. Flexible pipes...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1395-1
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1395-4
... for power and desalination plants, storm-water networks, and other applications. deflection stiffness field experience installation Middle East Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GRP) Pipe Kleovoulos G. Leondaris FIELD EXPERIENCE WITH FIBERGLASS PIPE IN THE MIDDLE EAST REFERENCE: Leondaris, K.G...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1395-1
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1395-4
... ASTM Committees are nearing the end of long projects to revise and upgrade Standard Practices D 2321 and D 3839 for the installation of buried thermoplastic and fiberglass pipe, respectively. These revisions include improved and expanded guidance for selection of soils, control of construction...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1983
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0230-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0230-9
... of the insulation, air and moisture movement, temperature and environmental factors, and installation. Quantitative results are given to illustrate the magnitude of possible effects, and these demonstrate that thermal properties alone should not be the sole criterion for design performance. aluminosilicate...