Geosynthetics in the NATM Tunnel Design
This paper describes the Design Methodology for the New Austrian Tunneling Method (NATM) with special emphasis on the geotextile and geomembrane commonly used in the waterproofing design...

Design of Geosynthetic Systems for Waste Disposal
Geosynthetic materials (consisting of geotextiles, geomembranes, geogrids and geocomposites) are currently being used in large amounts to contain solid wastes in landfills, surface impoundments...

Use of Geomembranes in Deep Valley Landfills
The installation of geomembranes (synthetic liners) under deep valley landfills of utility and mine waste presents unique problems. Limited data are available concerning geomembranes beneath...

Geosynthetics Unearthing New Applications
Geosynthetics are now a $700 million industry. Called geomembranes, geotextiles, geogrids and geocomposites, geosynthetics complement or replace geotechnical designs. Five case studies...

Construction Guide Liners
Geomembrane liners for waste construction require meticulous construction, monitoring and weather watching. With much concern over the longevity of geosynthetics, many overlook the extreme...

Geomembrane Liner Performance in the Arctic
A geomembrane liner must be selected not only on the basis of its chemical compatibility with the substance to be contained, but also on the basis of its physical performance characteristics...

Containment of Textile Waste Using a Geomembrane
A wastewater treatment plant for a textile mill incorporated two 2. 7 million gallon aeration ponds which had originally been lined with clay. The clay liner leaked and caused the formation...

 

 

 

 

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