Geosynthetics Used in Hardscape Construction

Registration Eligibility
This webinar is open to all. Landscape Architects are welcome to register at a discounted rate using the following code: DPDISCOUNT
Start Date
06/26/2018
End Date
06/26/2020
Description
This presentation covers geosynthetic types, polymers, functions and common terms used in hardscape construction applications. The focus is on interlocking concrete pavers, but other hardscape applications like segmental retaining walls and articulating concrete blocks are included. Illustrated are installation practices and pitfalls to avoid in the field, with emphasis placed on selecting geotextiles and geogrids specific to project and soil types.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify the different classes of geosynthetic materials and specifically geotextiles, geogrids and geomembranes.
2. Identify the different classes of Geotextiles by manufacturing type, i.e. woven slit tape, woven multifilament, non-woven.
3. Identify the typical properties and functions of different classes of geosynthetics i.e. separation, drainage, reinforcement, etc.
4. Differentiate Geosynthetic materials and recognize their unique properties and the unlikelihood that two different materials could be considered equivalent.
5. Utilize and install Geosynthetics according their recommended installation procedures.
Instructors
Robert Bowers, David Smith and other approved speakers
Website Registration
Course Codes
ICPI
Provider
Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute


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