Fluid mechanics in geological media 725

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

Statics and dynamics of fluids, including water, aqueous phase liquids (saline water), non-aqueous phase liquids (petroleum hydrocarbons), gases (atmospheric air) and man-made fluids (gout) through natural and man-made porous media (eg soil, rock, concrete). Single phase flow and multiphase flow; saturated and unsaturated flow. Quantification of hydrological parameters. South African hydrostratigraphy. Drainage and dewatering.

Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites GLY 363 and GLY 265
Contact time 2 lectures per week for 3 weeks, 2 practicals per week (3 weeks)
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Geology
Period of presentation Year

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