Engineering Use Of Geotextiles
This online course
describes various geotextiles, test methods for evaluating their properties,
and recommended design and installation procedures. The contents cover physical
properties, functions, design methods, design details and construction procedures
for geotextiles as used in pavements, railroad beds, retaining wall earth embankment,
rip-rap, concrete revetment, and drain construction. The course materials are
based entirely on the DOD Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) 3-220-08FA: Engineering Use of Geotextiles. This course includes
a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding
of course materials.
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
The purpose of
this course is to present basic information and design criteria on the engineering
use of geotextiles. You are required to study the following DOD Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) 3-220-08FA:
Engineering Use of Geotextiles (2004 edition, 62 pages, PDF file format, 929 KB).
Please click on the above underlined hypertext to view, download or print the document for your study. Because of the large file size, we recommend that you first save the file to your computer by right clicking the mouse and choosing "Save Target As ...", and then open the file in Adobe Acrobat Reader from your computer.
Once you finish studying the above course content you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.