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.
Cost comparison of trenchless technology methods
Planning for trenchless technology projects
Project delivery methods
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
Pilot tube (or pilot tube microtunneling) method
Pipe/box jacking and utility tunneling
Planning and construction requirements for pipe bursting