HANDBOOK OF STEEL DRAINAGE & HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS

THE HANDBOOK OF STEEL DRAINAGE AND HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS IS INTENDED TO SERVE A LONG ESTABLISHED NEED. ITS PRIMARY USE LIES IN HIGHWAY, RAILWAY, MUNICIPAL, AGRICULTURAL, INDUSTRIAL, AND OTHER FIELDS WHERE DRAINAGE AND CONSTRUCTION PROBLEMS MUST BE OVERCOME. ITS PRINCIPAL MERIT CAN BE FOUND IN THE DEGREE TO WHICH CONCENSUS HAS BEEN ATTAINED AMONG THE NUMEROUS REPUTABLE CONTRIBUTING AUTHORITIES ON THE ENGINEERING OF DRAINAGE STRUCTURES AND RELATED STEEL PRODUCTS. THE TEXT AIMS TO PRESENT THE BEST ENGINEERING METHODS AND PRACTICES COMPATIBLE WITH EXISTING TECHNOLOGY. BEHIND THESE METHODS ARE MORE THAN 60 YEARS' PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE BY ENGINEERS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, MANUFACTURERS, AND CONTRACTORS FOR METAL DRAINAGE STRUCTURES. DESIGN DATA AND DESIGNER AIDS ARE CITED EXTENSIVELY FROM PUBLISHED LITERATURE, AND ARE SUPPLEMENTED WITH NUMEROUS REFERENCES TO SUPPORTING RESEARCH. THEORY IS KEPT AT A MINIMUM. HEIGHT OF COVER TABLES ILLUSTRATE HOW CULVERT DIAMETER AND WALL THICKNESS FOR SEVERAL CORRUGATION PROFILES AND CONDITIONS OF BACKFILL, INFLUENCE HEIGHT-OF- COVER LIMITS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • pp 1-368, FIGS, TABS
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Iron and Steel Institute

    1101 17th Street, NW, Suite 1300
    Washington, DC  USA  20036-4700
  • Publication Date: 1967

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  • Accession Number: 00216289
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 19 1994 12:00AM