CIV4248 - Ground hazards and environmental geotechnics
6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering
Leader(s): A Bouazza
Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
Geotechnical engineering concepts applied to solve or minimise geo-hazard problems specific to domestic and hazardous waste containment facilities (landfills), contaminated sites and tailings dams. The unit focuses on geotechnical aspects in the analysis, design and construction of waste containment facilities (landfills), ground improvement, redevelopment of old landfills, and contaminated site remediation.
Oral presentation: 20%+ Tests: 30%
26 lectures, 26 hours of design class or practicals and 8 hours of site visits