J.P. Giroud Publications on Geomembrane Uplift by Wind

J.P. Giroud Publications on Geomembrane Uplift by Wind


77-10      Giroud, J.P. & Huot, P., 1977, “Conception des barrages en terre et en enrochements munis d’étanchéité par feuille mince”, Proceedings of the 11th Conference Européenne de la Commission Internationale de l’Irrigation et du Drainage, CIID, Theme 3, Rome, Italy, Mai 1977, 8 p. (in French)

95-11      Giroud, J.P., Pelte, T., & Bathurst, R.J., 1995, “Uplift of Geomembranes by Wind”, Geosynthetics International, Special Issue on Design of Geomembrane Applications, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 897-952.  (Errata, 1997, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 187-207, and 1999, Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 521-522.)

97-11      Zornberg, J.G., & Giroud, J.P., 1997, “Uplift of Geomembranes by Wind – Extension of Equations”, Geosynthetics International, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp.187-207. (Errata: 1999, Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 521-522).

98-3        Gleason, M.H., Houlihan, M.F., & Giroud, J.P., 1998, “An Exposed Geomembrane Cover System for a Landfill”, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Geosynthetics, Vol. 1, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, March 1998, pp. 211-218.

99-4        Gleason, M.H., Germain, A.M., Vasuki, N.C., & Giroud, J.P., 1999, “Design and Construction of an Exposed Geomembrane Cover for a Solid Waste Landfill”, Proceedings of the Seventh International Landfill Symposium, Sardinia, Italy, October 1999, Vol. 3, pp. 335-342.

99-7        Giroud, J.P. Gleason, M.H., & Zornberg, J.G, 1999, “Design of Geomembrane Anchorage Against Wind Action”, Geosynthetics International, Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 481-507.

06-4        Giroud, J.P., Wallace, R.B., & Castro, C.J., 2006, “Improved methodology for geomembrane wind uplift design”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Geosynthetics, Yokohama, Japan, September 2006, Vol. 1, pp. 225-230.

09-2        Giroud, J.P., 2009, “An explicit equation for strain in geomembrane uplifted by wind”, Geosynthetics International, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 500-502.

11-1        Perera, L.A.K., Giroud, J.P., & Roberts, M.G., 2011, “Exposed Geomembrane Cover Design: A Simplified Design Approach”. Proceedings of GeoFrontiers 2011, Dallas, USA, Paper 148, pp. 1443- 1452.

13-1        Botelho, K., Heynes, O., & Giroud, J.P., 2013, “Evaluating wind uplift for exposed géomembranes using computer modeling”, Paper 1187, Proceedings of Geosynthetics 2013, Long Beach, California, 10 p.

14-8        Botelho, K., Heynes, O., & Giroud, J.P., 2014, “Evaluating wind uplift for exposed géomembranes using computer modeling”, Proceedings of Geo-Congress 2014, pp. 2513-1522.


Dr. J.P. Giroud ECP, PhD

Member of the
US National Academy of Engineering

To contact J.P. Giroud: jpg@jpgiroud.com