Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 University Catalog
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CE 5251 - Groundwater Mechanics (3)


Physics of subsurface groundwater flow, including storage, compressibility, capillarity and Darcy’s Law in porous media. Shallow confined and unconfined flows. Two-dimensional flow in vertical plan. Flow toward wells. Determination of streamlines and pathlines in two and three dimensions. Introduction to contaminant transport. Elementary computer modeling.

Prerequisite(s): Graduate Standing, undergraduate course in calculus-based physics, differential equations, general chemistry, fluid mechanics, and environmental engineering or equivalent.
Component(s): Lecture
Contact Hour(s): 3 hours lecture/discussion
Grading Basis: Graded Only
Repeat for Credit: May be taken only once
Course Category: Major Course



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