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Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) Utility and Pipeline Applications by David Willoughby

Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) Utility and Pipeline Applications


Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) Utility and Pipeline Applications by David Willoughby

Permitting requirements, design calculations with examples, construction bid documents, numerous applications from job sites - this book provides 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; and, municipal applications for natural gas, water, and wastewater pipelines is provided. This guide provides the coverage required for successful HDD implementation. It covers: 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; and, HDD contracts.

About the Author

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.

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Publication date

24th June 2005


David Willoughby

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McGraw-Hill Professional an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe


400 pages


Civil engineering, surveying & building



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