• Course Code: CVLE354
  • Credits: 2
  • Hours Distribution: (2Crs.:2Lec,0Lab)
  • Course Type: Civil Engineering Core Courses (CECC)

Course Description

Saltwater intrusion: Ghyben-Herzberg interface, limiting conditions, hydrodynamic effects, control methods. Outdoor air pollution: meteorology effects, atmospheric dispersion, point-source Gaussian plume model. Solid waste management: landfill disposal and design, liners and cover systems, use of geosynthetics, vertical barriers, slope stability and settlement analyses. Groundwater pollution: contaminant transport, cone of depression, capture–zone curves, control of groundwater plumes, remediation techniques. Environmental impacts of highways and dams projects. Pre-req: CHEM207.