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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 1.34 (Spring 2004) 
  • Course Title:
  • Waste Containment and Remediation Technology 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Dr. Peter Shanahan 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 1.34 Waste Containment and Remediation Technology



    Spring 2004




    Course Highlights


    This course site features a complete set of lecture notes.


    Course Description


    1.34 focuses on the geotechnical aspects of hazardous waste management, with specific emphasis on the design of land-based waste containment structures and hazardous waste remediation. Topics include: introduction to hazardous waste, definition of hazardous waste, regulatory requirements, waste characteristics, geo-chemistry, and contaminant transport; the design and operation of waste containment structures, landfills, impoundments, and mine-waste disposal; the characterization and remediation of contaminated sites, the superfund law, preliminary site assessment, site investigation techniques, and remediation technologies; and monitoring requirements.
     

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