STP1308

    A Design Perspective on Shear Strength Testing of Geosynthetic Clay Liners

    Published: Jan 1997


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    Abstract

    Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) are being used on increasingly steep and high landfill slopes, which requires careful determination of the appropriate shear strength to be used in design. This paper reviews shear strength testing of GCLs, and the subsequent use of the strength data, from a design viewpoint.

    Keywords:

    Geosynthetic Clay Liners, Steep Slopes, Design, Shear Strength


    Author Information:

    Cowland, JW
    Hong Kong Government, Kowloon,


    Paper ID: STP11805S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D35.04

    DOI: 10.1520/STP11805S


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