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CIVL 6550 - Advanced Geoenvironmental Engineering


An intensive study of the application of geotechnical engineering to the environmental area. Deals with waste disposal, waste containment systems, waste stabilization, and landfills. Emphasis on design of such facilities. Includes related topics necessary for design, e.g., geosynthetics, groundwater, contaminant transport, and slurry walls. Some field trips are possible. This course meets concurrently with CIVL 4140. CIVL 6550 students are required to do a term paper and/or project, read additional professional papers and publications, and do additional laboratory experiments. (Students cannot receive credit for both this course and CIVL 4140.)

When Offered: Fall term annually.



Credit Hours: 3



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