Dec 02, 2022  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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CE 6530 - Environmental Geotechnology I


Presents the theoretical basis and in-situ/laboratory practices of geo-environmental methods.

Requisites: CE 3700 or 4500
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to explain the basics of unsaturated soil mechanics.
  • Students will be able to explain the fundamentals of contaminant transport theory.
  • Students will be able to describe several different site investigation techniques (SPT, CPT, geophysical methods, groundwater monitoring).
  • Students will be able to explain how soil liners and geosynthetic products are used to enhance geoenvironmental facilities.
  • Students will be able to explain the historical development of environmental geotechnology.
  • Students will be able to explain the basic characteristics of environmental geotechnology.



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