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DESIGN OF THRUST BLOCK

(As Per Appendix 6.6 of CPHEEO )

Design Data
Density of Conc.

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2300 Kg/M3

Soil Density

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1800 Kg/M3

Water Density

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1000 Kg/M3

Angle of internal friction

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Pumping Head

30⁰
120 m

Max. Residual Head

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95 m

TYPE of SOIL

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MOORUM / Black Cotton

Dia of PIPE

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300 mm

Deviation Angle

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90⁰

a) HORIZONTAL THRUST (P) P=
P=

2X95000x0.785x0.3x0.3x0.707
9490.41 KG

b)

LATERAL RESISTANCE

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b1)

Lateral Resistance to counteract the horizontal thrust
Let Size ofThrust BLOCK be LXBXH ( 2.0x1.5x 1.2)
Weight of Thrust Block

=

8280

7925 b2) Lateral Resistance of soil against the block.975 Resistive Force available cnsidering friction of soil Fb1 = 2515.975 0 TOTAL Weight = 8385. = 1.S. Fb2 = b3) 7776 Lateral Resistance of soil when thrust blockis free to yoield sway from the soil mass Fb3 = 180 Factor of saftey = 10471/9490 ? F.Weight of Water Weight of Soil = = 105.1034073 ? .