• Course Code: CVLE526
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)
  • Course Type: Civil Engineering Technical Electives (CETE)

Course Description

Overview on geosynthetic products: geotextiles, geogrids, geonets, geomembranes and geocomposites; physical, mechanical, hydraulic and environmental properties. Functions: separation, reinforcement, filtration, and drainage. Applications: unpaved and paved roads, reinforced-earth walls, embankments, foundations, slope stabilization, drainage behind retaining walls, erosion control, landfill liners and caps, earth dams, and wick drains. Construction methods, techniques, and specifications. Computer applications. Pre-req: CVLE 432.