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Offline LisaS

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Question 7
« on: March 30, 2009, 08:55:13 PM »
QUESTION 7
(a)  Drains up to DN 10 mm laid on a grade between 20% (1 in ) and vertical require anchor
blocks (thrust blocks) to be installed. They shall be of reinforced concrete.
 (i)  On the following elevation, draw in relevant anchor blocks (thrust blocks). Label and
include all measurements, reinforcement, position and profile associated with the
anchor blocks (thrust blocks).   

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(3 marks)
 (ii) State how the anchor blocks are positioned in the trench.
 
 
(1 mark)
(b)  State the type of joint that anchor blocks must not cover.
 
 
(1 mark)
(c)  State the maximum distance between anchor blocks which are being installed on an
inclined drain.
 
(1 mark)
Total 6 marks

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Re: Question 7
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2009, 10:04:33 PM »
Question 7

a) They are positioned at the bend or junction, at the top or bottom of the inclined drain.


b) Flexible joints (sleeves, o-rings)


c) 3 meters
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