Postgraduate Studies Courses Geotechnical Engineering
Groundwater Flow

Course code: 6210
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Course content:

  1. Concept of permeability. Darcy’s Law. Methods for permeability determination.
  2. Field equation for steady state seepage. Methods of solution. Flow net principles. Discharge, pore pressures and seepage forces.
  3. Seepage toward wells.
  4. Design of protective filters. Drains.
  5. Construction dewatering.
  6. Improvement of foundation soils.
  7. Seepage in earth dams and levees.
  8. Slope stabilization with drainage.
  9. Road and structural drainage.


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