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Groundwater Engineering (5240)

Description

  • The role of groundwater in the hydrologic cycle, water supply, construction, and contamination. Includes principles describing subsurface water movement (seepage, saturated, and unsaturated flow). Emphasis on gaining a working knowledge of techniques used in applied engineering practice to estimate groundwater parameters for design purposes. Applications include well design, pumping, and drains. Prereq: 3130, or Grad standing; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 750. Units: 3 credit hours.

Subject

  • Civil Engineering (CIVILEN)