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CIVE 584 Groundwater Engineering (3 credits)

Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Civil Engineering : Origins and types of groundwater; Darcy's law; hydraulic anisotropy; conservation laws; fundamental equations of porous media flow; Laplace's and Poisson's equations: analytical solution of potential flow problems; determination of hydraulic conductivity; flow in unconfined and confined acquifers; seepage modelling; unsaturated flow; transient flows in porous media; introduction to computational methods.

Terms: Winter 2013

Instructors: Patrick A P S Selvadurai (Winter)

  • (3-0-6)

  • Prerequisite: CIVE 311 or Permission of Instructor.