Civil Engineering - Water Supply Engineering - Discussion


The maximum pressure which the pipe can withstand without any leakage during hydrostatic pressure test, is called

[A]. Working pressure
[B]. Design pressure
[C]. Test pressure
[D]. Hydrostatic pressure.

Answer: Option C


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Garry said: (Oct 5, 2017)  
As per IS 458 the answer is D.

Vipul said: (Jan 11, 2019)  
According to me, it is hydrostatic pressure.

Heera said: (Sep 25, 2019)  
The correct answer is D.

It is given in IS-458 in the section of;

3 - terminology - 3.3 hydrostatic test pressure.

Anirban Roy said: (Sep 19, 2020)  
Test pressure= 1.5 * design pressure.

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