n IMIESA - Pipes and culverts : all in a handbook : infrastructure

Volume 31, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 9, Sep 2006, p. 33
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... IMIESA SEPTEMBER 2006 - 33 INFRASTRUCTURE The Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) has issued an updated version of its 'Precast concrete pipe and portal culvert' handbook. Aimed at municipal and consulting engineers, the handbook provides designers of concrete pipes and culverts with basic guidelines on correct usage, selection and specification. The 'manual' will also be useful to specifiers and installers. According to CMA director, John Cairns, the handbook mainly covers pre-construction and design aspects but also includes basic theory on determining product size, strength and durability, as well as some theory on special features. He says that the formulae, diagrams and ..

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