Fluid mechanics in geological media 725

Module code GTX 725
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Water cycle and distribution of water in the Earth's crust. Single phase flow and multiphase flow; saturated and unsaturated flow. Flow through porous and fractured media. Quantification of hydrological parameters. South African hydrostratigraphy. Drainage and dewatering.

Module credits 20.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 practicals per week (5 weeks), 4 lectures per week (5 weeks)
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Geology
Period of presentation Year

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