Academic Catalog

CE561 TOPICS ENVIRONMENTAL GEOTECHNICS

Course Code: 5620561
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ERDAL OKA
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Forms of wastes, disposal methods and regulations. Site selection and site investigations for landfills. Geotechnical aspects of landfills. Barrier technology and slurry trench cut-off walls. Stability of landfills. Construction problems in waste disposal sites. Use of waste materials in construction industry. (R)