Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Department: Civil Geol and Enviro Engnring
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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