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Prediction of Ring Deflection GRP Pipe Buried Underground

지중매설 GRP 관의 관변형 예측

  • Received : 2013.08.14
  • Accepted : 2013.09.23
  • Published : 2013.09.30

Abstract

Glass fiber reinforced plastic (GRP) pipes buried underground are attractive for use in harsh environments, such as for the collection and transmission of liquids which are abrasive and/or corrosive. In this paper, we present the result of investigation pertaining to the structural behavior of GRP flexible pipes buried underground. In the investigation of structural behavior such as a ring deflection, experimental and analytical studies are conducted. In addition, vertical ring deflection is measured by the field test and finite element analysis (FEA) is also conducted to simulate behavior of GRP pipe buried underground. Based on the results from the finite element analyses considering soil-pipe interaction the vertical ring deflection behavior of buried GRP pipe is predicted. In addition, analytical and experimental results are compared and discussed.

Keywords

GRP pipe;Field test;Finite element analysis (FEA);Vertical ring deflection

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