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Railroad Loads on Concrete Pipe

ACPA-Website-Icon-DD-3-Railway-Loads-1Design Data 3: Railroad Loads on Concrete Pipe

To determine the required design strength of concrete pipe installed within railway right-of-way, it is necessary to evaluate the effect of live loads imposed by a train, dead loads imposed by the soil, and surcharge loads imposed by structures such as bridge piers or abutments, to the top of the pipe.


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