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The performance of jacked pipes

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Pipejacking is a tunnel construction technique which is increasing in popularity, but fundamental research is necessary to fully understand the extent of its possible uses and limitations. This dissertation reports on laboratory research into the performance of reinforced concrete pipes, assessment of pipe joints and the use of joint packing materials. The research has addressed specific problems which the tunnelling fraternity have raised. Model pipes have been constructed at scales of 1:6 ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Civil Engineering
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Engineering Science

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Supervisor
Publication date:
1989
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:63fb7691-90a0-46d0-919d-2d67b5261c89
Local pid:
ora:1395

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