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Title: Landfill stability and integrity: the UK design approach
Authors: Fowmes, Gary John
Dixon, Neil
Jones, D. Russell V.
Keywords: Landfill
Membranes and geogrids
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: © ICE Publishing Ltd.
Citation: FOWMES, G.J., DIXON, N. and JONES, D.R.V., 2007. Landfill stability and integrity: the UK design approach. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Waste and Resources Management, 160 (2), pp.51-61.
Abstract: This paper highlights the design considerations, in terms of stability and integrity, for EC Landfill Directive compliant sites. The paper details a design chart based on research and development reports produced for the Environment Agency (England and Wales) intended to guide designers and highlight areas for consideration in each of six aspects of landfill construction: subgrade, basal lining system, shallow-slope lining system, steep-slope lining system, waste slopes and capping lining systems. The paper is not intended to offer design methodologies in terms of which calculation methods should be adopted, but to provide designers with a framework in which to apply engineering skill and judgement and to highlight challenges.
Description: This article was published in the Proceedings of the ICE - Waste and Resource Management [© ICE Publishing]. Permission is granted by ICE Publishing to print one copy for personal use. Any other use of these PDF files is subject to reprint fees. The definitive version is available at: http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/content/article/10.1680/warm.2007.160.2.51
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1680/warm.2007.160.2.51
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/11460
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/warm.2007.160.2.51
ISSN: 1747-6526
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