Accession Number:

AD0739565

Title:

Membrane-Enveloped Soil Layers as Base Courses for Airfields,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

The manual provides information and guidance for the design, construction, and maintenance of membrane-enveloped soil layers MESL as base courses on airfields in the theater of operations TO. In the absence of conventional base course materials, an adequate runway base can be built from purely fine-grained soils using the techniques of MESL-type construction described herein. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE