Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 60 hours (Lectures: 48 hours per semester; Laboratory Sessions: 6 hours per semester; Tutorials: 6 hours per semester) |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Knowledge from the following subjects will assist with learning in this subject:
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students cannot enrol in and gain credit for this subject and:
421-491 Quantification of Physical Processes B
CVEN90014 Hydrological Processess 2
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Stephan Matthai
Prof. Stephan Matthai
This subject covers theoretical and practical aspects of groundwater flow, and groundwater contaminant transport. The subject includes the field methods to characterise aquifers, the modelling of groundwater flow, and transport of, pollutants through porous media and reactions. The subject takes students fundamental knowledge of advanced differential calculus and flow processes and applies them to movement of pollutants in groundwater systems. Techniques learnt in this course may be applied in capstone design and research projects.
Concepts and techniques learnt in the subject are directly applicable to contemporary industry issues such contaminant movement through soils from poor historical industrial practice, the design and performance prediction of containment structures such as sanitary landfills or carbon dioxide geo-sequestration projects. The growth of manipulation of geological strata for coal seam gas extraction is another burgeoning area of industrial application of the learning of this subject.
Specific topics include:
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO)
Fetter C.W. (2000). Applied Hydrogeology. Prentice Hall.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering |
Master of Environmental Engineering
Master of Philosophy - Engineering
Master of Engineering (Civil) |
Master of Engineering (Environmental)
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