Environmental geotechnology 421

Module code SEV 421
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Regulatory framework, site investigation, site restoration, and waste disposal. Site characterization methods. Waste types and properties. Subsurface contaminant transport. Multiphase fluid flow. Design of waste containment and waste disposal systems. Review of remedial alternatives with emphasis on in situ technologies. Case histories. Integrated environmental management processes. Environmental legislation in South Africa. Environmental impact, environmental auditing and risk analysis. ISO 140000: what it entails and how it is applied. Community participation.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 1 tutorial per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Civil Eng
Period of presentation Semester 2

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