APPROVAL PROCEDURES FOR GEOSYNTHETICS FOR SOIL REINFORCEMENT APPLICATIONS - UK PRACTICE

@inproceedings{Zammitt1997APPROVALPF,
  title={APPROVAL PROCEDURES FOR GEOSYNTHETICS FOR SOIL REINFORCEMENT APPLICATIONS - UK PRACTICE},
  author={R Zammitt},
  year={1997}
}
The requirements to "guarantee" the performance of any product for 120 years is not an easy task. In the case of geosynthetics it is made harder by the fact that many of them have been in existence for less than 20 years and are subject to constant development and refinement. This paper sets out to explain the role of third party certification by considering the relevant approval procedures and assessment criteria applying in the UK. It goes on to show that to arrive at a design strength for a… CONTINUE READING