Geosynthetics: Protecting the Environment

Geosynthetics: Protecting the Environment

by N. Dixon
     
 

This publication presents recent advances in the design, maufacture, development and use of geosynthetics in environmental applications. the publication covered a wide range of issues relevant to those working in areas providing environmental protection through engineering measures (e.g those workin in waste management, contaminatied land and urban drainage).See more details below

Overview

This publication presents recent advances in the design, maufacture, development and use of geosynthetics in environmental applications. the publication covered a wide range of issues relevant to those working in areas providing environmental protection through engineering measures (e.g those workin in waste management, contaminatied land and urban drainage).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780727732347
Publisher:
Telford, Thomas Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Geomembrane liner durability: contributing factors and the status quo1
Hydraulic properties of geosynthetic clay liners33
Design interface shear strengths: peak or residual?51
Use of geosynthetics in landfill steepwall lining systems71
Applications of electrokinetic geosynthetics93
Geotextile bags for the containment, filtering and decontamination of slurries107
Application of geosynthetics in sustainable drainage systems121
Theoretical approach to designing protection: selecting a geomembrane strain criterion137
Use of geocomposite drains in landfill leachate drainage systems: the challenges153

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