Clay geosynthetic barriers are most frequently used in environmental areas, such as landfill cover systems. This work discusses the durability and lifetime aspects of clay geosynthetic barriers related to the synthetic yarns and fibres.
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Preface /Helmut Zanzinger, Robert M. Koerner & Erwin Gartung -- 1 APPLICATION /CASE HISTORIES -- Geosynthetic clay liner performance in geotechnical applications /Georg Heerten -- Use and abuse of geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) in South Africa /Peter L. Davies & Kelvin R. Legge -- Design and application of the geomembrane supported GCL in one-product and encapsulated composite liner systems /Richard B. Erickson & Rick Thiel -- Installation of clay geosynthetic barriers under water – three years of experience /Petra Fleischer & Michael Heibaum -- Investigation on the use of geosynthetic clay liners (GCL) as sealing element in railway substructures /Claus Göbel, Klaus Lieberenz, Steffen Großmann & Johann Horstmann -- Application of a newly developed double lining system /Peter Reither & Thomas Eichenauer -- An evaluation of geosynthetic clay liners to minimize geomembrane leakage caused by protrusions in subgrades and compacted clay liners /Dhani Narejo, Gregory Corcoran & Ron Zunker -- 2 DURABILITY /LIFETIME -- Durability and lifetime of polymer fibers with respect to reinforced geosynthetic clay barriers; i.e., reinforced GCLs /Y. (Grace) Hsuan & Robert M. Koerner -- Thermal oxidation of a polypropylene geotextile used in a geosynthetic clay liner /Richard W. Thomas -- Long-term shear testing of geosynthetic clay liners /Martina Thies, Constantin Gerloff, Werner Müller & Stefan Seeger -- Peel and shear test comparison and geosynthetic clay liner shear strength correlation /Kent P. von Maubeuge & Scott N. Lucas -- Long-term internal shear testing on clay geosynthetic barriers /Helmut Zanzinger & Newenka Alexiew -- Comparison of different shear tests for GCLs and the use of these data in design /Thomas Eichenauer & Peter Reither -- Chemical, mineralogical and physical characterization of bentonite for geosynthetic liner applications /William J. Miles -- Bentonite as sealing material in geosynthetic clay liners – Influence of the electrolytic concentration, the ion exchange and ion exchange with simultaneous partial desiccation on permeability /Thomas A. Egloffstein -- Investigation of bentonite requirements for geosynthetic clay barriers /Kent P. von Maubeuge -- Gas migration through needle punched geosynthetic clay liners /Abdelmalek Bouazza, Thaveesak Vangpaisal & Fashiur Rahman -- Migration of leachate constituents through a geosynthetic clay liner by diffusion /Craig B. Lake & R. Kerry Rowe -- Use of GCLs to control migration of hydrocarbons in severe environmental conditions /H. Matt Li, Richard J. Bathurst & R. Kerry Rowe -- Internal erosion of GCLs placed directly over fine gravel /R. Kerry Rowe & Cristina Orsini -- Geomembrane leakage arising from broken needles with GCLs /George R. Koerner & Robert M. Koerner -- Modelling of the permeation through a landfill cap system including a geosynthetic clay liner with the modified HELP model /Norbert Markwardt -- Manufacturing of and the performance of an integrally-formed, polypropylene coated geosynthetic clay barrier /Scott N. Lucas -- Study of the hydraulic behaviour of geosynthetic clay liners subjected to a leachate infiltration /Laouni Gaidi & I. Alimi-Ichola -- 4 PERFORMANCE AND DESICCATION -- Hydraulic performance of geosynthetic clay liners some French laboratory test methods /Gérard Didier & Mohammad Al Nassar -- Experimental investigation of the influence of the pre-hydration of GCLs on the leakage rates through composite liners /Nathalie Touze-Foltz, Olivier Darlot & Madalena Barroso -- Two leak location surveys on geosynthetic clay liners /Ian D. Peggs -- Performance of geosynthetic clay liners in lysimeters /Werner Blümel, Antje Müller-Kirchenbauer, Ernst Reuter, Henning Ehrenberg & Kent P. von Maubeuge -- Desiccation behaviour of selected geosynthetic clay liners /G.L. Sivakumar Babu, Holger Sporer, Helmut Zanzinger & Erwin Gartung -- Long-term field test of a clay geosynthetic barrier in a landfill cover system /W. Ulrich Henken-Mellies, Helmut Zanzinger & Erwin Gartung -- Desiccation behaviour of composite landfill lining systems under thermal gradients /Jon M. Southen & R. Kerry Rowe -- Field studies and excavations of geosynthetic clay barriers in landfill covers /Stefan Melchior -- Laboratory tests on desiccation of geosynthetic clay liners /Holger Sporer & Erwin Gartung -- Examinations on the self-healing capacity of geosynthetic clay liners /Holger Sporer & Erwin Gartung -- 5 REGULATIONS -- Guidelines for environmental slope protection at infrastructure /Hans G. Rathmayer -- Performance of a needle punched geosynthetic clay liner in groundwater protection on roads in cold climate /Markus H. Sjöholm & Jyrki H. Hämäläinen -- Laboratory studies for the development of a GCL /Benedito de Souza Bueno, Orencio Monje Vilar, Silvio Luis Palma & Vitor E. Pimentel -- Summary of clay geosynthetic barrier standards developed by the ASTM /Robert E. Mackey -- German recommendations on geosynthetic clay liners (GCL) in geotechnics and hydraulic engineering applications /Dirk Heyer, Fokke Saathoff & Helmut Zanzinger -- The use of clay geosynthetic barriers within the UK regulatory framework /Rob W. Marshall -- Author index -- Advertisements.
LGA Geosynthetic Institute, Nuremberg, Germany. Geosynthetic Institute, Folsom, PA, USA. LGA, Geotechnical Institute, Nuremberg, Germany.