2015 HDD Academy

Mastering Crossing Applications

Feb 18, 2015 - Feb 20, 2015
Target groups: skilled tradesmen, engineers, technicians
Category: Exhibition

Arizona State University’s Del E. Webb School of Construction and Benjamin Media, Inc. will host the Horizontal Directional Drilling Academy, a two-day intensive course designed to equip attendees with knowledge of horizontal directional drilling pre-construction, design and material selection, construction and operations.

HDD Academy Topics Include:
  • HDD Contracts and Specifications
  • Designing an HDD Project for HDPE Pipe
  • Case Study: HDPE Installation
  • Design an HDD Project for Steel Pipe
  • Case Study: Steel Pipe Installation
  • Calculating Frac-Outs
  • Productivity Tools for HDD
  • Properties of Fusible PVC Pipe
  • Case Study: Fusible PVC Installation
  • Properties of Restrained Joint Ductile Iron Pipe
  • Estimating an HDD Project
  • Drill Fluid Selection
  • Testing of Drilling Fluid Properties
  • Environmental Considerations of Drilling Fluids
  • Direct Pipe HDD Installations
  • Walkover Locating and Real-time Fluid Pressure Monitoring
  • Non-Walkover Locating
  • Non-Walkover Locating and Intercept Bores
  • Damage Prevention Measures
  • Case Study: Installation of Telecommunication/Electrical Cables
  • Case Study: Installation of Water Pipelines
  • Case Study: Installation of Gas Distribution Systems
  • Case Study: Installation of On-Grade Sewer Pipelines

Arizona State University will award 1.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successful completion of the course.


The Residence Inn Tempe Downtown/University
510 South Forest Avenue
85281 Tempe
United States
Target language English


Benjamin Media, Inc.

Vicki Miner

10050 Brecksville Road

44141 Brecksville

United States


330 467 7588


330 468 2289




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