|METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week):
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||Prof.Dr. ERDAL ÇOKÇA
||Fall or Spring Semesters.
To broaden the horizon of students in the field of environmental geotechnology. To increase the ability of students to identify, formulate and solve problems in environmental geotechnolgy.To increase their decision making skills. To increase oral presentation skills.
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)
An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems in environmental geotechnology. An ability to communicate effectively. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context. A knowledge of contemporary issues. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.