|title ||Special Topics in Geotechnical Engineering|
|arbic title |
|prequisites ||CB463 |
|credit hours ||3|
|Description/Outcomes ||Foundations on problematic soils - Ground modification - Soil Improvement - Mat foundation - Unsaturated soil stress, shear strength, water flow - Geoenvironmental fundamentals - Fate and transport of contaminants in the subsurface - Treatment and disposal methods of waste - Land disposal - Site remediation and subsurface characterization - Containment.|
|arabic Description/Outcomes |
|objectives ||The course objective is introducing the student to advanced practical topics in geotechnical engineering as well as to the fundamentals of geoenvironmental engineering.|
|arabic objectives |
|ref. books ||Longman, London, Latest Edition.rnGeotechnical Engineering: Foundation Design by CERNICA, John N. Publisher: Wiley, Latest Edition.rnPiling Engineering by FLEMING, Weltman, Randolph and Elson, Publisher: Blackie, London, Latest Edition.rnHazardous Waste Management by LaGREGA, M. D., Buckingham, P. L., and Evans, J. C Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York, Latest Edition.rnGeotechnical Practice for Waste Disposal by DANIEL, D. E. ed., Publisher: Chapman and Hall, New York, NY, Latest Edition.rnDesign, Construction and Monitoring of Sanitary Landfill by BAGCHI, A. Publisher: John Wiley, New York, NY, Latest Edition.rnSoil Mechanics for Unsaturated Soils by FREDLUND, D.G., and Rahardjo, H. Publisher: John Wiley, New York, NY, Latest Edition.rn|
|arabic ref. books |
|textbook ||Principles of Foundation Engineering by DAS, Braja M., Publisher: Brooks-Cole, London, Latest Edition.|
|arabic textbook |
|objective set ||combined|
|content set ||combined|
||Week No.1: Soil reinforcement.
||Week No.2: Ground modification.
||Week No.3: Soil improvement.
||Week No.4: Mat foundations.
||Week No.5: State of unsaturated soil.
||Week No.6: State of stress in unsaturated soil.
||Week No.7: Shear strength of unsaturated soil.
||Week No.8: Water flow in unsaturated soils.
||Week No.9: Transport of contaminants in the subsurface.
||Week No.10: Waste treatment methods 1.
||Week No.11: Waste treatment methods 2.
||Week No.12: Land disposal of waste 1.
||Week No.13: Land disposal of waste 2.
||Week No.14: Site remediation.
||Week No.15: Containment.
||Week No.16: Final Exam.