An introduction, The new engineering benefit, and an article, Savings and stability, are followed by a table, Principal Properties of Geotextiles. These synthetics increase the support capacity of track foundations, separate ballast from subgrade to exclude soil particles from the aggregate, and transport rainfall laterally through the track structure to drainage ditches. This report on the state of the art indicates the range of geotextiles available, their manufacturers, and the reasons why these materials are a significant engineering development.

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    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    Watson Publications, 5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Publication Date: 1980-7

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: 12 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00319923
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 30 1980 12:00AM