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CIV3248

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)A/P A Bouazza and Dr G Mudd

Synopsis

Overview of concepts relating to groundwater resources and seepage, with emphasis on seepage containment in reservoirs, ponds, soil pollution and its avoidance, focusing on soil behaviour and its effect on seepage, groundwater percolation and migration of contaminant in the nearfield of waste containment facilities. Focus will also be on the function, design and construction of engineered soil barriers to prevent leakage from water reservoirs, ponds or to isolate different types of waste.

Assessment

Tests: 20%
Design assignment: 40%
Examination (2 hours): 40%.
Students must pass tests, assignment and examination components.

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Xiao-Ling Zhao

Contact hours

2 hours lecture, 2 hours practice class and 8 hours private study per week.