ASTM D6917 - 16 - Standard Guide for Selection of Test Methods for Prefabricated Vertical Drains (PVD)

ASTM D6917 - 16

Standard Guide for Selection of Test Methods for Prefabricated Vertical Drains (PVD)

Status : Current   Published : February 2016

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1.1 This guide provides recommendations for the selection of appropriate test methods for prefabricated vertical geocomposite drains (sometimes referred to as Wick Drains) used in geotechnical engineering applications to provide consistency in data reporting.

1.2 This guide includes test methods for all types of prefabricated geocomposite drains manufactured in a plant and consisting of a polymeric core structure with a synthetic fabric (geotextile) jacket for filtration.

1.3 This guide is intended to aid all personnel involved in the selection, manufacture, installation, or evaluation of prefabricated vertical drains.

1.4  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.




Standard NumberASTM D6917 - 16
TitleStandard Guide for Selection of Test Methods for Prefabricated Vertical Drains (PVD)
StatusCurrent
Publication Date15 February 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Geocomposite, Geosynthetic, Geotextile, Permittivity, Prefabricated vertical drain, Transmissivity
ICS91.060.20
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages2
File Size67 KB
Price£36.00


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