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  • 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]
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  • Assessments of Long-Term Drainage Performance of Geotextiles - Technical paper evaluating the drainage performance of two different types of nonwoven geotextiles in terms of reduction factors and site specific conditions. Authors: Han-Yong Jeon and Jacek Miynarek. [PDF]
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  • Classifying Rolled Erosion Control Products - Extensive paper about the classification of the various rolled erosion control products designed to help mitigate immediate erosion control problems, and provide long-term soil stabilization. Authors: Tim Lancaster and Deron Austin. [PDF]
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  • 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]
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  • Design and Characterization of Geotextiles for High-Performance Applications - Study initiated by the National Textile Center, to evaluate the performance of woven and nonwoven geotextiles, in-situ and in-isolation, and under different loading environments. Authors: Sabit Adanur and others. [PDF]
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  • 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]
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  • 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.
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  • 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]
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  • 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]
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  • 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]
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  • 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]
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  • 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]
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  • 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]
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  • 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]
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  • 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]
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  • 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]
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  • Functions and Installation of Paving Geosynthetics - Technical paper describing the functions and suitability of geosynthetic fabrics for road paving, and their design aspects and installation procedures. Authors: S.K. Shukla and J.-H. Yin. [PDF]
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  • 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]
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  • 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]
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  • 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]
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  • 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]
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  • Geotextiles as Biofilm Filters in Wastewater Treatment - Doctor of Philosophy thesis about a study on the use of geotextile filters as biofilm attachment media in wastewater treatment systems. Author: Cevat Yaman. [PDF]
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  • 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.
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  • 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]
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  • 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.
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  • Strength Characteristics of Sand Reinforced with Coir Fibers and Coir Geotextiles - Technical paper presenting the results of laboratory triaxial compression tests in order to determine the strength characteristics of sand reinforced with coir fibres and coir geotxtiles, using random coir fiber and woven and nonwoven coir fabrics. Authors: Prof. G. Venkatappa Rao, R.K. Dutta and D. Ujwala.
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  • Using Geotextile Fabric in Livestock Operations - Fact sheet on the proper application, installation and maintenance of geotextile fabrics for agricultural applications. From the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering at the Ohio State University.
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  • 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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