Atika Hossain Akhi
Memorial University of Newfoundland
GeologyComposite materialGeotechnical engineeringInternal pressureMaterials scienceCorrosionCast ironBreakageMunicipal engineersDistribution systemFracture (geology)Stress intensity factorCrackingFracture mechanicsFracture toughness
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#1Atika Hossain Akhi (MUN: Memorial University of Newfoundland)
#2Ashutosh Sutra Dhar (MUN: Memorial University of Newfoundland)H-Index: 9
Abstract The municipal water distribution systems across the world include a significant amount of cast-iron pipes. Many of the buried cast-iron pipes are over fifty years old and require rehabilitation. Municipalities decide on a rehabilitation solution between the replacement and re-use of the existing pipes based on the remaining strengths of the pipes. Fracture mechanics has appeared as the most viable tool for remaining strength assessment of the deteriorating pipes. However, a method of as...
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