Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD)

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June 24, 2005


Electronic book text, 400 pages


0071502130 / 9780071502139

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Main description

This is a complete sourcebook of information on Horizontal Directional Drilling, the installation of pipelines and utilities beneath obstacles such as water and roadways. HDD is a fast-growing technology in the trenchless industry.

  • Provides technical information on the design, permitting, construction, bid documents, specifications, and construction of HDD applications
  • Numerous HDD calculations with examples

    Table of contents

    Chapter 1: Installation Applications and Techniques Chapter 2: HDD Technology and Equipment Chapter 3: HDD Design Chapter 4: HDD Pipe Stress Analysis for Steel Pipe Chapter 5: HDD Pipe Stress Analysis for Plastic Pipe Chapter 6: HDD Installation Considerations Chapter 7: HDD Site Selection Chapter 8: HDD Installation Chapter 9: HDD Construction Monitoring Chapter 10: HDD Contracts Chapter 11: Appendices BASIC TERMINOLOGY HDD MODEL FOOTAGE CONTRACT GUIDELINES FOR HDD PROJECTS RISK REDUCTION EXAMPLE HDD SPECIFICATION

    Author comments

    David Willoughby (Baltimore, MD) is a Projects Manager for Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, a consulting engineering firm headquartered in Baltimore, MD. He has 20 years of experience in engineering, technical writing, and management in the natural gas, petroleum and pipeline industry. Mr. Willoughby is registered by the Council of Engineering Specialty Boards as a Petroleum Operations Engineer. Mr. Willoughby serves as the Project Manager for several major pipeline projects that include many HDD applications and has performed HDD consulting and designs on numerous water body and road crossings. He has a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering and has affiliations with the American Society of Petroleum Operations Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Petroleum Equipment Institute, Directional Crossing Contractors Association, National Association of Corrosion Engineers, and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

    Back cover copy

    • Permitting requirements
    • Design calculations with examples
    • Construction bid documents
    • Numerous applications from job sites

    Comprehensive coverage of horizontal directional drilling (HDD) technologies and applications

    An essential resource for anyone working in the trenchless industry, this authoritative guide provides complete technical information on the design, permitting, construction bid documents, specifications, and construction of HDD applications. Horizontal Directional Drilling features many examples and HDD calculations as well as detailed illustrations. Coverage of the HDD Model Footage Contract -- guidelines for HDD projects, example specifications, and information on risk reduction--is also included.

    Details on HDD implementations including:

    • Steel pipelines
    • Fiber optic and electrical conduits
    • Municipal applications for natural gas, water, and wastewater pipelines

    Installation Applications and Techniques * HDD Technology and Equipment * HDD Design * HDD Pipe Stress Analysis for Steel Pipe * HDD Pipe Stress Analysis for Plastic Pipe * HDD Installation Considerations * HDD Site Selection * HDD Installation * HDD Construction Monitoring * HDD Contracts

  • Copyright 2014 McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC


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