Reference Materials and Study Guides for

Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls, Berms, and Slopes

Using Geosynthetic Reinforcement



Koerner, R. M. (2012), Designing With Geosynthetics,, 6th Ed., Xlibris Publ. Co.,  Indianapolis, IN, ~ 700 pgs.


NCHRP-TRB (2006), Design and Construction for Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Bridge and Abutments with Flexible Facing, Report 556, Washington, DC, 142 pgs.


NCMA (2003), Retaining Walls; A Building Guide and Design Gallery, Herndon, VA, 128 pgs.


NCMA (2009), Design Manual for Segmental Retaining Walls, 3rd Edition, Herndon, VA, 282 pgs.


U. S. DOT/FHWA (2008), Geosynthetic Design and Construction Guidelines Reference Manual, FHWA-NHI-07-092, 592 pgs.


Waste Management Inc. (2010), Guidance Document for MSE Berm Construction and Post-Construction Geotechnical Monitoring, Post-Construction Inspection and Maintenance, Houston, TX, ~ 200 pgs.