An Introduction to Geotextiles in Pavement and Drainage Applications

Course Number: C-3031
Credit: 3 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A.
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Overview

In An Introduction to Geotextiles in Pavement and Drainage Applications, you'll learn ...

  • Different types of geotextiles and how they are manufactured
  • The durability, functions and applications of geotextiles
  • The use of geotextiles in pavement surface rehabilitation and reflective crack treatment
  • How geotextiles are used for separation and reinforcement in pavement structures

Overview

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Credit: 3 PDH

Length: 30 pages

This course will introduce you to geotextiles made from polypropylene, polyester, polyethylene, polyamide (nylon), polyvinylidene chloride, and fiberglass. You will learn about their physical properties, functions, and design methods. You will also learn about two of their most important uses: applications in pavements and drainage design. This course will give you information about the types, construction, durability, functions and applications of geotextiles, with emphasis on their use in pavement and drainage design. This course will give engineers and others an introduction to geotextiles in general, plus specifics about incorporating them into pavement and drainage structures. This course is intended for engineers and construction professionals who want to learn about the benefits and techniques for incorporating geotextiles into construction applications, including pavement and drainage structures.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Different types of geotextiles and how they are manufactured
  • The durability, functions and applications of geotextiles
  • The use of geotextiles in pavement surface rehabilitation and reflective crack treatment
  • How geotextiles are used for separation and reinforcement in pavement structures
  • The application of geotextiles in construction of drainage structures
  • The geotextile characteristics that influence drainage filter functions

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 15 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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Credit: 3 PDH

Length: 30 pages

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