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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)A Bouazza


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%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Xiao-Ling Zhao

Contact hours

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


CIV3248 or ENG3203