Course details of CE 641 - Environmental Geomechanics

Course Name Environmental Geomechanics
Total Credits 6
Type T
Lecture 6
Tutorial 0
Practical 2
Selfstudy 0
Half Semester N
Prerequisite nil
Text Reference Dixon, J.B. and Weed, S.B., Minerals in Soil Environments, SSSA, 1989. Rees, J.F., Contaminated Land Treatment Technologies, SCI, Elsevier Applied Science, London, 1992. Acar, Y.B. and Daniel, D.E., Geoenvironmental 2000: Characterisation, Containment, Remediation & Performance in Environmental Geotechnics, ASCE, New York, 2000. Methods of Soil Analysis, SSSA, 2nd Edition, Physical and Chemical Processes of Water and Solute Transport/Retention in Soils, SSSA.
Description General Principles: Introduction, Nature of soil and environment, Soil technology, Soil-water-air interaction, Shrinkage, Swelling, and Cracking characteristics of soil, Hydraulic conductivity and mass transport phenomena, Thermal and electrical properties of soils, Radiation effects on soil. Environmental geotechnical applications.
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