1st Edition

Clay Geosynthetic Barriers

Edited By H. Zanzinger, R.M. Koerner, E. Gartung Copyright 2002
    410 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    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.

    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 ex


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