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Armored Geomembrane Cover Engineering
CTI and Associates, Inc., 51331 W. Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI 48393, USA
Received: 15 March 2011; in revised form: 13 June 2011 / Accepted: 13 June 2011 / Published: 16 June 2011
Abstract: Geomembranes are an important component of modern engineered barriers to prevent the infiltration of stormwater and runoff into contaminated soil and rock as well as waste containment facilities—a function generally described as a geomembrane cover. This paper presents a case history involving a novel implementation of a geomembrane cover system. Due to this novelty, the design engineers needed to assemble from disparate sources the design criteria for the engineering of the cover. This paper discusses the design methodologies assembled by the engineering team. This information will aid engineers designing similar cover systems as well as environmental and public health professionals selecting site improvements that involve infiltration barriers.
Keywords: environmental engineering; geomembranes; geocells; water contamination
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Foye, K. Armored Geomembrane Cover Engineering. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8, 2240-2264.
Foye K. Armored Geomembrane Cover Engineering. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2011; 8(6):2240-2264.
Foye, Kevin. 2011. "Armored Geomembrane Cover Engineering." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 8, no. 6: 2240-2264.