Fact Sheet: Turf reinforcement mat

Turf Reinforcement Mats: An overview of the use and features of various types of turf reinforcement mats including a proposed classification system that allows the various mats to be grouped into four sub-categories (A to D). Includes discussion on the desirable features of a mat when it is used in various site conditions, and the key hydraulic parameters of allowable flow velocity & allowable shear stress. Description, purpose, limitations, advantages, disadvantages, common problems, special requirements, site inspection, installation and maintenance. Fig=3; photos=13; tables=6.
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