Geosynthetics are becoming an invaluable construction aid with ever increasing uses. They can change soll from one state to another (from wet to dry, soft to hard). They are mainly used for separation, reinforcement, filtration, drainage, and obstruction or retenion of moisture. A general definition for terms such as geotextiles, geomembranes, geogrids or geomatrixes, geowebs, and geocomposites is given as well as case studies of various applications of geosynthetics.

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    Associated General Contractors of America

    2300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 400
    Arlington, VA  United States  22201
  • Publication Date: 1990-5

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 39-42
  • Serial:
    • Constructor
    • Volume: 72
    • Issue Number: 5
    • Publisher: Associated General Contractors of America
    • ISSN: 0162-6191

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  • Accession Number: 00496864
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1990 12:00AM