Geosystems: Design Rules and Applications

Adam Bezuijen (Editor), EW Vastenburg (Editor)

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Abstract

Geotextile encapsulated sand elements are three-dimensional systems manufactured from textile materials, non-woven materials or combinations of textile and non-woven materials that are filled with sand on-site. These systems are relatively new and the number of applications is growing in river and coastal engineering. Quite often Geosystems are mentioned as a possible solution, but planners, designers and contractors feel rather hesitant about the application of geotextile encapsulated sand elements due to a lack of experience and adequate design rules.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages164
ISBN (Electronic)9780203072868
ISBN (Print)9780415621489
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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    Bezuijen, A., & Vastenburg, EW. (Eds.) (2012). Geosystems: Design Rules and Applications. CRC Press.