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CIV4248 - Ground hazards and environmental geotechnics

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: A Bouazza


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


Geotechnical engineering concepts applied to solve or minimise geo-hazard problems specific to domestic and hazardous waste containment facilities (landfills), contaminated sites and tailings dams. The unit focuses on geotechnical aspects in the analysis, design and construction of waste containment facilities (landfills), ground improvement, redevelopment of old landfills, and contaminated site remediation.


Oral presentation: 20%+ Tests: 30%
Assignments: 50%

Contact hours

26 lectures, 26 hours of design class or practicals and 8 hours of site visits