Geosynthetics (CE 853.3)

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CE 853 02 January 2018 Ian Fleming
CE 853 01 September 2016


Types of geosynthetics; index tests; thermal/mechanical properties of polymers; textile technology; puncture/tear resistance; chemical compatibility, durability and aging; interface shear strength, sliding and pullout; design methods for base reinforcement, reinforced walls and steep slopes; case studies of geosynthetics in drainage, filtration, separation, reinforcement, waste management and mining; specifications for materials, installation. Focus on design by function.

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