Guided Online Courses

Schedule

Week 1

  • Trench cross section
  • Types of pipe
  • Rigid versus flexible pipe theory

Week 2

  • Soil classification
  • Soil density, percent compaction
  • Laboratory tests
  • Field tests
  • Compaction methods

Week 3

  • Transportation
  • Handling storage
  • Initial inspection
  • Stringing
  • Trench excavation
  • Crossing pipelines/cables

Week 4

  • Foundations
  • Trench walls
  • Bedding
  • Laying

Week 5

  • Embedment backfill
  • Backfilling crossing
  • Pipelines/cables

Week 6

  • Flowable fill
  • Pipe structure connections
  • Acceptance inspection
  • Leak testing

This course outline is subject to change.