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EENG 7242 - Groundwater Modeling

Environmental Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course is designed to provide learners with the groundwater and conceptual modelling underlying the science of physical and chemical hydrogeology, as well as with the hands-on skills to successfully run selected groundwater related models. Lecture material covers principles of groundwater modeling with emphasis on commercial models available to environmental consultants and how to develop a conceptual site model. The course will cover model input parameters, such as: type of source(s), chemical characteristics, and hydrogeologic parameters. Computer laboratory sessions involve case studies using groundwater modeling tools, such as; contour plotting, biodegradation of hydrocarbons, and biotransformation of chlorinated solvents. As the course progresses the student will develop and update a conceptual site model that reflects subsurface conditions.

Prerequisite(s)

EENG 7241

Credits

2.5

Cost

$622.76

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 59748

Wed Apr 04 - Wed Jun 20 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 20 Wed 14:30 - 17:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 321

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$622.76

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is reserved for Environmental Engineering Technology Degree program. Students will require department approval prior to registration. Please contact Program Assistant bcit_eeng@bcit.ca or call 604-432-8539.

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Prepare spreadsheets/databases containing input data/parameters for various models.
  • Apply mathematical formulations used to determine hydraulic conductivity using a spreadsheet.
  • Apply mathematical formulations to simulate 1-D advection dispersion contaminant transport using a spreadsheet.
  • Develop contour maps for groundwater flow, chemical concentrations, and NAPL thicknesses.
  • Simulate contaminant transport that is undergoing biotransformation.
  • Prepare a conceptual site model that represents the chosen site based on modeling results.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2012

Related Programs

EENG 7242 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Environmental Engineering Technology
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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