SIDD pipe bedding and Ontario Provincial Standards

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ConferenceInternational Conference on Underground Infrastructure Research Organized by University of Waterloo: 11 June 2001, Kitchener, Ontario
Pages143152; # of pages: 10
Subjectpipe bedding, concrete pipe, OPSS, SIDD, comparison, costs; Pipes and pipelines
AbstractDesigns for drainage pipes in Ontario are provided in various Ontario Provincial Standards Specifications (OPSS) and Drawings (OPSD). This paper presents comparisons between the OPSS and Standard Installation Direct Design (SIDD). The SIDD method was developed through extensive finite element analyses. It can improve the pipe installation practice and reduce cost by lessening the requirements in bedding and compaction, and allowing the use of native backfill materials.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number44694
NPARC number20378681
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