A textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate students or a professional state-of-the-art reference, examining all types of geosynthetics-geotextiles, geogrids, geonets, geomembranes, and geocomposites with an emphasis on design-by-function. Revised and updated (2nd ed., 1990) to include the la
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Koerner's Third Edition keeps pace with the fast-moving field of geosynthetics by updating coverage to include the latest materials and design techniques. It examines all types of geosynthetics-geotextiles, geogrids, geonets, geomembrane, and goecomposites with an emphasis on design-by-function.From the Back Cover:
Still the only book on geosynthetics, this updated edition covers the latest materials and design techniques. Emphasizing design-by-function, it examines all types of geosynthetics, including geotextiles, geogrids, geonets, geomembranes, and geocomposites. Introducing theory and techniques of chemical analysis for identifying polymer types and properties, the book covers a wide range of applications, including geotextile wall design, geogrid wall design, geomembrane side slope design, and GCL hydraulic barrier design. The book also covers geosynthetic clay lines (GCLs) and devotes an entire chapter to geopipe. It introduces design, testing, and selection of geosynthetics on a generic, rather than product-specific basis. It also provides an updated Product Reference Guide (through the Industrial fabrics Association International). The fourth edition of Designing with Geosynthetics has been revised to include the most up-to-date information as well as new examples covering transportation and geotechnical applications. An essential reference on geosynthetics for all practicing engineers.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0138478236
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3rd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0138478236