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Anti-capillary barrier performance of wicking geotextiles
A capillary barrier develops and restricts water flow when two porous materials with dissimilar pore structures (e.g., a coarse-grained soil overlain by a fine-grained soil) are in contact with one another. This is due to ...
Performance of geotextiles with enhanced drainage
Geotextiles have been successfully used in multiple geotechnical and geoenvironmental applications over the years, and are now commonplace in projects such as waste containment facilities, pavements, and earth retaining ...