An introduction to soil mechanics and groundwater, including soil origins, types and classifications, phase relationships, compaction, Darcy's law, flow nets, settling pond analysis, soil pressure, and soil strength. The hydrogeology section focuses on the occurrence and movement of groundwater in a variety of geologic settings and explains the effect of human activity on that movement. Topics include types of aquifers, properties of porous media, groundwater flow, and pump testing of aquifers.
Diploma of Technology or Degree in Engineering, Science or Natural Resources.
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