Environmental Geotechnics (CE 468.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
CE 468 02 January 2017 Ian Fleming (primary instructor)
CE 468 L02 January 2017 Ian Fleming (primary instructor)
 
CE 468 02 January 2016 Ian Fleming (primary instructor)
CE 468 L02 January 2016 Ian Fleming (primary instructor)

Description

Geotechnical aspects of waste and waste containment. Nature of soils, contaminants and contaminant transport processes in the subsurface. Saturated and unsaturated flow in soils and performance of natural and geosynthetic base barrier, drainage and cover systems. Mechanical aspects and stability of waste containment facilities. Analytical tools and their role in design of containment systems. Key design elements and case studies of municipal, mining and industrial wastes.

Prerequisite(s)

CE 328.

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