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An introduction to pipe jacking and microtunnelling

The comprehensively illustrated document provides an instant introduction to all major aspects of pipe jacking. Included is a description of the pipe jacking technique; applications and benefits of the system; site investigation requirements; design and construction methods; jacking pipes; and jacking lengths, loads and tolerances.

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Guide to best practice for the installation of pipe jacks and microtunnels

This 80 page guide is a remarkable collaboration between clients, designers, contractors, manufacturers, research organisation and academia. Based on the results of six years of field studies and over ten years of research at Oxford University Department of Engineering Science which was backed by ESPRC and major water companies this publication provides a unique insight into the installation of pipe jacks and microtunnels. This complex subject is dealt with in a straightforward, easily accessible manner. Topics covered include: parameters for producing the best scheme design; good installation practice; training, health and safety; as well as a comprehensive technical appendix and worked examples.


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