Course NumberGE-02-106
PDH Hours6
Engineering Uses of Geotextiles

Engineering Uses of Geotextiles

This course provides an analysis of various geotextiles, test methods for evaluating their properties, and recommended design and installation procedures. It covers physical properties, functions, design methods, design details and construction procedures for geotextiles as used in pavements, railroad beds, retaining wall earth embankment, rip-rap, concrete revetment, and drain construction. It also describes various geotextile functions such as pavements, filtration and drainage, reinforced embankments, railroads, erosion and sediment control, and earth retaining walls.

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 PDH credits.

Learning Objectives

This course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Geotextiles in pavement applications
  • Filtration and drainage
  • Geotextile reinforced embankment on soft foundations
  • Railroad track construction and rehabilitation
  • Erosion and sediment control
  • Reinforced soil walls

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We provide technical courses for PDH credits that meet Board requirements for Professional Engineers, Geologists and Land Surveyors. This course is guaranteed to be accepted in AK, AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, ID, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV, and WY. Before purchasing this course, please confirm that your state Board is listed above.