Solid Wastes and Contaminant Transport - CVEN3702

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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An introduction to waste management systems, from generation to treatment and disposal; including waste characterisation, waste minimisation, transfer stations, recycling facilities, composting and landfill design. Contamination of receiving environments from poor waste disposal, including pollutant sources, spreading of contaminants in air and water, transport processes in rivers, estuaries, lakes and coastal waters.


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