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" ... compression. This fact convinced him, that pipes in that position were very insecure. Commonly, in similar cases, there was a pressure of water on the inside, and a pressure of earth on the outside; and it was a usual arrangement for the valve which... "
Water and Water Supply - Página 90
por William Henry Corfield - 1890 - 144 páginas
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Transactions of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts, Volumen7

Royal Scottish Society of Arts - 1868
...was a usual arrangement for the valve which shut off the water to be placed outside the embankment, so that if a pipe became ruptured when in use, the...its way to the back of the puddle, the embankment wrould be torn down, and the whole of the water in the reservoir be set free. It was not, therefore,...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volumen18

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - 1859
...was a usual arrangement, for the valve which shut off the water to be placed outside the embankment, so that if a pipe became ruptured when in use, the...down, and the whole of the water in the reservoir be set free. It was not, therefore, desirable that large pipes should be laid under an embankment,...
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The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of patent ..., Volumen9

William Newton - 1859
...remarked, that cast iron, in the form of a pipe, would stand little external or unequal pressure. If ruptured when in use, the water would escape into...puddle, the embankment would be torn down, and the water in the reservoir be set free. It was not, therefore, desirable that large pipes should be laid...
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Lectures. Water supply, sewerage and sewage utilization

William Henry Corfield - 1874
...pipes, fully one-third of the pipes so placed, which were excellent castings, were broken, although they borne a pressure of 300 feet internally. The fractures...would be subject to a considerable pressure of earth." (Proc. Inst. CE , Vol. 18, p. 387). When a pipe of that magnitude breaks it usually does great damage....
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