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    Geosynthetic Testing for Waste Containment Applications

    Koerner RM
    Published: 1990

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    26 papers help the reader with the selection, testing, design, and use of geosynthetics. The peer-reviewed volume:

    • Focuses on the many available geosynthetic material tests that are performed in isolation (index tests)

    • Contrasts these tests with soil/geosynthetic material tests (performance tests)

    • Determines if, and what type of, full scale field tests are available

    • Identifies needs for modification of these tests, or for additional tests that better predict field performance than those that are currently available.

    Chapters include:

    • Chemical Resistance of Geomembranes

    • Test Methods and Procedures to Evaluate Geomembranes

    • Chemical Resistance of Geotextiles and Other Geosynthetics

    • Test Methods and Procedures to Evaluate Geotextiles and Other Geosynthetics

    • and Performance Behavior of Several Geosynthetic Systems.

    For waste facility owners (both private and public); permitting agencies; consulting engineers and testing firms in waste industry. Also geotechnical engineers; environmental engineers; hydraulics engineers.

    Table of Contents

    Chemical Resistance Evaluation of Geosynthetics Used in Waste Management Applications

    A Review of Polymer Test Methods Applicable to Geosynthetics for Waste Containment

    Practical Aspects of Evaluating the Chemical Compatibility of Geomembranes for Waste Containment Applications

    An Evaluation of Chemical Compatibility Test Results of High Density Polyethylene Geomembrane Exposed to Industrial Waste Leachate

    Accelerated Testing Methods for Evaluating Polyolefin Stability

    Determining the Transport Through Geomembranes of Various Permeants in Different Applications

    Ductile-To-Brittle Transition Time in Polyethylene Geomembrane Sheet

    The High pH Chemical and Radiation Compatibility of Various Liner Materials

    Solvent Swell of Polyethylene by Thermomechanical Analysis

    The Effects of Seaming on the Durability of Adjacent Polyethylene Geomembranes

    Development of a Short Term Testing Method for Welded Liners

    Performance Test Methods for Geomembranes and Geocomposites Used in the Design of Waste Containment Facilities

    Three Dimensional, Axi-Symmetric Geomembrane Tension Test

    Pyramid Puncture Test for Evaluating the Protection Function of Geotextiles

    Assessment of Current Chemical Compatibility Test Methods Used to Evaluate Geotextile, Geonets and Pipe

    Leachate Compatibility of Polyester Needlepunched Nonwoven Geotextiles

    Minimization of the Effect of Dimensional Variability on Geotextile Property Data for Interpretation of Chemical Compatibility Test Results

    Direct Shear Friction Testing for Geosynthetics in Waste Containment

    Measuring In-Plane Hydraulic Conductivity of Geotextiles

    Geotextile Filtration Performance Test

    Long-Term Clogging Behavior of Non-Woven Geotextiles with Silty and Gap-Graded Sands

    Biological and Particulate Clogging of Geotextile/Soil Filter Systems

    Biological Activity and Potential Remediation Involving Geotextile Landfill Leachate Filters

    Microstructural Analysis of a Polypropylene Geotextile After Long-Term Outdoor Exposure

    Design and Testing of a Landfill Final Cover With Geomembrane

    Examination of PVC in a ‘Top Cap’ Application

    Committee: D35

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1081-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5139-0

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1456-2