geosynthetics

Geosynthetics Engineering: In Theory and Practice

Course Description

Background of reinforced earth, mechanism and concepts, Basis of reinforced earth wall design. Geosynthetics classifications, functions, applications, raw materials used. Different types of Geosynthetics, manufacturing, system, Design and sustainability. Various properties of Geosynthetics, physical properties, mechanical properties, hydraulic properties & endurance properties, Nano material.
Mechanism of filtration and drainage functions & their applications, Design step for erosion control and geocomposite drainage. Mechanisms and concept of pavement, design of unpaved road, Giroud and Noiray method, U.S. Forest services, airfield pavement design, reflection cracking, pavement rehabilitation and repair, Nano material. Different types of facing elements, construction procedure, cost, design of Geosynthetics wrap around faced wall, geogrid reinforced soil walls, geocell wall, gabion wall.

Course Objective

Mechanisms and concept of pavement, design of unpaved road, Giroud and Noiray method, U.S. Forest services, airfield pavement design, reflection cracking, pavement rehabilitation and repair, Nano material.

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