# CALCULATION OF THRUST BLOCK DIMENSIONS FOR HORIZONTAL BENDS INPUTS Description Pipe Diameter Working Pressure Deflection Angle

Burial Depth of Pipe Soil Type Safety factor 1 (Default value =2,5) Safety factor 2 (Default value =1,5) Effective Soil Density
D Pw  H FS1 FS2 g

Symbol

Value
2000 mm 10 bar

Unit

64,3 degree 2000 mm Slightly Compact 2,5 Dimensionless 1,5 Dimensionless 19 kN/m3 8,00 m 500 mm 500 mm

Required Bearing Surface Length Lf Thrust Block Layer Thickness at the Bottom of Pipe H1 Thrust Block Layer Thickness Above Top of Pipe H2

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the max.5 3 30 26.9 kN 577.025 Dimensionless 75.8 kPa 49.36 23. bearing strength lateral movement accepted by soil before bearing capacity failure Brinch-Hansen bearing capacity factor Bearing strength.0 kPa m2 m m2 FORCES Acting Force Hydrostatic Thrust Force Active Lateral Load Capacity of Soil Resistance Force Frictional Resistance Force at Bottom of Thrust Block Passive Lateral Load Capacity of Soil Ft Pa 3344 kN 64 kN/m Ff Pp 1165.6 3.CALCULATION OF THRUST BLOCK DIMENSIONS FOR HORIZONTAL BENDS CALCULATIONS Depth to Bottom of the Thrust Block Mid depth of Thrust Block Internal Friction Angle of the soil material The lateral stiffness of soil Allowable movement for thrust block Coefficient for lateral movement of the soil at ult.58 OK OK OK 2/2 .5 < 2.2 1.1 kN/m RESULTS Check 1 Check 2 Check 3 FS1=2.00 24.80 4298.5 < Ft=3344 kN < FS2=1.6 6 m m degree kPa/mm mm 0.00 mm 6 Dimensionless 342 kPa 136. stress that the soil will support Allowable bearing strength of soil (kPa) Shear strength of soil acting at the bottom surface of the thrust block Area of the bottom of the thrust block Required Bearing Surface Height Required Bearing Surface Area Hb Z f Ky y Cy yu Nq pu p'u tb Ab Hf Af 4.