Course NumberGE-02-150
PDH Hours4
Geotextiles in Pavement, Drainage, & Embankment Applications

Geotextiles in Pavement, Drainage, & Embankment Applications

This course provides a detailed discussion of the use of geotextiles used in pavement, drainage, and embankment applications. It describes various geotextiles, test methods for evaluating their properties, and recommended design and installation procedures. The training material 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. Geotextile functions described include 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 twenty (20) questions to earn 4 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.