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CIV4248

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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

Synopsis

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.

Assessment

Oral presentation: 20%+ Tests: 30%
Assignments: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Xiao-Ling Zhao

Contact hours

26 lectures, 26 hours of design class or practicals and 8 hours of site visits

Prerequisites

CIV3248 or ENG3203