Course Title : Geoenvironmental Engineering

Code 35280
Course Year 3rd year
Term 2nd term
Class day & Period Tuesday・1
Location kyotsu4
Credits 2
Restriction This class is intended mainly for students of the International Course
Lecture Form(s) Lecture
Language English
Instructor T. Katsumi,M. Kimura,R. Uzuoka,Flores Giancarlo,Pipatpongsa Thirapong,

Course Description

This course provides the knowledge on geoenvironmental engineering related to environmental geotechnics, remedial technologies, disaster mitigation and ground improvement/reinforcement.

Grading

Grading will be based on attendance and a final exam.

Course Goals

The goal of this course is to understand how geotechnical engineering contributes to disaster prevention and environmental issues.

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
Environmental geotechnics 6 Remediation of contaminated soils and groundwaters, waste containment, and reuse of waste materials in geotechnical applications, are introduced
Ground improvement 2 Principles of ground improvement are introduced
Geo-disaster 2 Measures against geo-disasters are introduced
Remedial technics 4 Remedial technics are introduced
Class feedback 1 Confirmation of understanding

Textbook

Handouts will be distributed.

Textbook(supplemental)

Lakshmi N. Reddy, Hilary I. Inyang, “Geoenvironmental Engineering: Principles and Applications”, Marcel Dekker, Inc.
Robert W. Sarsby, “Envirionmental Geotechnics”, ICE publishing

Prerequisite(s)

Soil mechanics I and Exercises (35080)

Web Sites

Additional Information

G. Flores (flores.giancarlo.3v@kyoto-u.ac.jp)
T. Pipatpongsa (pipatpongsa.thirapong.4s@kyoto-u.ac.jp)