Volume 12, Issue 3 (September 1989)

    Enhancement of the Uplift Capacity of Buried Pipelines by the Use of Geogrids

    CODEN: GTJOAD

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    Abstract

    The paper presents the results of preliminary tests that were conducted to investigate the possible use of geogrids for increasing the uplift resistance of buried pipelines. The results of the preliminary experimental investigations suggest that the uplift capacity of a pipeline section can be increased quite significantly by the incorporation of geogrids at the crown region of the pipeline in an advantageous and practicable configuration.


    Author Information:

    Selvadurai, APS
    Professor and chairman civil engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario


    Stock #: GTJ10970J

    ISSN: 0149-6115

    DOI: 10.1520/GTJ10970J

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    Title Enhancement of the Uplift Capacity of Buried Pipelines by the Use of Geogrids
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee D18