Course Information

CE8493 Environmental Geotechnology

Credits: 3.00

The course covers: Clay mineralogy; soil-water interaction processes; chemical transport through soils; hydraulic conductivity, diffusion and attenuation mechanisms; water-disposal systems; design of land-fills, seepage barriers and cut-off walls; geo-environmental site characterization techniques; and soil-remediation techniques.

Prerequisite: undergraduate soil mechanics, CE 3153 or equivalent.