This category lists technical papers, studies and articles related to geotextiles.
Alternate Seaming Methods for Nonwoven Geotextiles
Technical paper discussing the predominant methods for field seaming of nonwoven geotextiles with the primary purpose of providing a specification required overlap joint, seam or tack weld to hold the position of the geotextile or geocomposite during placement of adjacent materials and overburden soils. From the Novaseal Corp web site. Authors: Glenn W. Lippman and Ronald K. Frobel. [PDF]
Design and Characterisation of Geotextiles for High-Performance Applications
Technical paper presenting a new computer simulation and analysis method for determining the damage progression and failure strength for nonwoven geotextiles whose failure is caused mainly by fiber rupture. Authors: Sabit Adanur, David Elton and Tianyi Liao. [PDF]
Engineering Use of Geotextiles
Joint Departments of the US Army and Air Force 1995 technical manual, describing various geotextiles, test methods for evaluating their properties, and recommended design and installation procedures. [PDF]
Facts on Coir: Lessons from the Past
Technical article on the contributing factors for strength retention and durability of coir products in field applications. From the Rolanka International, Inc web site. Authers: Lanka Santha P.E., and Calista Santha Ph.D.
Finite Element Analysis of Geotextile Tubes. 1
Titel page of a Master of Science thesis by Patricia Ann Seay about a study of the three-dimensional behaviour of geotextile tubes resting on elastic foundations. [PDF]
Finite Element Analysis of Geotextile Tubes. 2
Abstract of Patricia Ann Seay's Master of Science thesis about a study of the three-dimensional behaviour of geotextile tubes resting on elastic foundations. [PDF]
Finite Element Analysis of Geotextile Tubes. 3
Master of Science thesis by Patricia Ann Seay about a study of the three-dimensional behaviour of geotextile tubes resting on elastic foundations. Acknowledgments and contents. [PDF]
Finite Element Analysis of Geotextile Tubes. 4
First chapter of a Master of Science thesis by Patricia Ann Seay about a study of the three-dimensional behaviour of geotextile tubes resting on elastic foundations. Literature review, descriptions of past applications, and analytical studies. [PDF]
Finite Element Analysis of Geotextile Tubes. 5
Second chapter of a Master of Science thesis by Patricia Ann Seay about a study of the three-dimensional behaviour of geotextile tubes resting on elastic foundations, providing a detailed description of the model used in this study. [PDF]
Finite Element Analysis of Geotextile Tubes. 6
Third chapter of a Master of Science thesis by Patricia Ann Seay about a study of the three-dimensional behaviour of geotextile tubes resting on elastic foundations, presenting the results obtained from a model with an initially flat length-to-width ratio of 2 : 1. [PDF]
Finite Element Analysis of Geotextile Tubes. 7
Fourth chapter of a Master of Science thesis by Patricia Ann Seay about a study of the three-dimensional behaviour of geotextile tubes resting on elastic foundations, presenting the results obtained from a model with an initial flat length-to-width ratio of 5 : 1. [PDF]
Finite Element Analysis of Geotextile Tubes. 8
Fifth chapter of a Master of Science thesis by Patricia Ann Seay about a study of the three-dimensional behaviour of geotextile tubes resting on elastic foundations, consisting of conclusions and recommendations for further research. [PDF]
Finite Element Analysis of Geotextile Tubes. 9
Fifth chapter of a Master of Science thesis by Patricia Ann Seay about a study of the three-dimensional behaviour of geotextile tubes resting on elastic foundations, providing a list of references. [PDF]
Geosynthetic Sewn Seams
Technical article focusing on the issue of sewing seams of woven and nonwoven technical fabrics for geotechnical applications. From the Amoco Fabrics and Fibers Company. [PDF]
Geotextile Sand Containers - Successful Solutions Against Beach Erosion
Technical paper about the development of alternative systems for the prevention of beach erosion, by creating soft and flexible sand filled containers, bags and tubes from geotextile fabrics. Authors: Burkard Lenze and others. [PDF]
Geotextiles - A Specific Application for Biofibers
Report on the research conducted by the USDA Forest Service, to detirmine the applicability of biobased geotextiles in tree planting, vegetation establishment and erosion control. Author: Brent English. [PDF]
Geotextiles and Loess; Long-Term Flow
Report on a long term flow (LTF) test, applied on geotextiles to evaluate water permeability, soil retention and soil compatibility. Authors: Paul Denkler, John Bowders and Erik Loehr. [PDF]
Geotextiles Can Be Worth Their Cost in Aggregate
Extensive article about the potential for cost savings, obtained by the use of geotextile fabrics for reinforcing road decks instead of aggregate materials. From Due North Resources.
Performance of Drainage Geotextiles for Sustainable Development of Soil and Water Resources in Egypt
Technical paper about a comparison of drainage, filtration, separation and reinforcement properties of nonwoven spunbond and needlepunch, and weft knitted geotextiles in Egyptian civil engineering projects. Authors: M.A.L. el Gamay and Tarek M. el Shafey. [PDF]
The Potential Market for Sisal and Henequen Geotextiles
Overview of the potentials for sisal and henequen fibers to become a viable replacement or addition as raw materials for the manufacture of geotextiles. Author: Rod Smith.
Using Geotextiles for Feeding and Traffic Surfaces
Short article about the use of nonwoven geotextiles to construct cattle feeding and traffic surfaces as a replacement for concrete. From the University of Kentucky's Cooperative Extension Service. Author: Larry W. Turner. [PDF]
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