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Jen,

	Try to find a copy of "Concrete Design Manual" published by the same
association.  The first edition was 1970.  My father has a copy and the
entire Chapter 4 is on calculating loads on pipes.


Brian K. Smith, P.E.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jen Wadsworth [mailto:JWadsworth(--nospam--at)TricoEngineering.com]
> Sent: Monday, August 30, 2004 1:10 PM
> To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
> Subject: concrete pipe barrel strength
>
>
> I've been asked to analyze two stormwater pipes under an existing
> building.
> The one in question runs 5' below an exterior column of the
> building.  I've
> calculated the force exerted on the pipe at this depth but I need to
> determine if the concrete pipe is strong enough to handle the load from
> above.  Does anyone know of a reference for calculating this information?
> I've searched the internet and I also have a concrete pipe
> handbook from the
> American Concrete Pipe Association that I've been searching through, but
> haven't come across anything helpful yet. I thought there would be a table
> with this information but haven't found one yet. I don't know the
> manufacturer of the pipe but I might call some randoms to see if they have
> this info- just thought I'd check here first.
> Any pertinent info much appreciated
> tia
>
> Jen Wadsworth, EIT
> Structural Design Engineer
>
> Trico Engineering Consultants, Inc.
> Ph: 843-740-7700 Fax: 843-740-7707
>
> http://www.tricoengineering.com/
>
>
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