Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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CIE725 Geo-environmental Engineering

[3–0, 3 cr.]

The geotechnical practice in environmental protection and restoration. The characterization of contaminated sites, preliminary site assessment, site investigation techniques and site cleanup and remediation technologies mitigation of the effects of climate change, as well as the monitoring requirements, are discussed. The course also covers the methods of soil and site characterization for siting of waste repositories, the design of waste containment systems, including landfills, slurry walls and soil stabilization, as well as the applicability and use of geosynthetics.

Pre-requisite: Graduate Standing

Note: This course has not been taught since Fall 2020 and will not be taught in the academic year 2022-2023.