This guide presents a description of how to use test results from reduction factor test reports for reinforcement geosynthetics, and is based on testing and reporting requirements as established in American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) PP-66, Standard Practice for Determination of Long-Term Strength for Geosynthetics. This guide is intended to assist designers and users of reinforcement geosynthetics when reviewing reports of reduction factor testing efforts. This guide is not intended to replace education or experience and should only be sued in conjunction with professional judgment. This guide is not intended to represent or replace the standard of care by which the adequacy of a given professional service must be judged, nor should this document be applied without consideration of a projects many unique aspects. Not all aspects of this guide may be applicable in all circumstances. The word standard in the title of this document means only that the document has been approved through ASTM consensus process.
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