Engineering and Applied Sciences >> Civil Engineering

For Course Instructors

  • Advertise your course for free
  • Feature your course listing
  • Create course discussion group
  • Link to your course page
  • Increase student enrollment

More Info...>>

Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 1.72 (Fall 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Groundwater Hydrology 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Charles Harvey 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 1.72 Groundwater Hydrology

    Fall 2005

    Course Highlights

    This course features a complete set of lecture notes, as well as videos from the Cape Cod Field Trip and a page describing the work of the Harvey Research Group and their Bangladesh Case Study.

    Course Description

    This course covers fundamentals of subsurface flow and transport, emphasizing the role of groundwater in the hydrologic cycle, the relation of groundwater flow to geologic structure, and the management of contaminated groundwater. The class includes laboratory and computer demonstrations.

    Special Features

    Technical Requirements

    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .rm, .xls, .m, and FEFLOW® software. FEFLOW® (Finite Element subsurface FLOW system) is a 3-D groundwater modeling software, developed by WASY, a German consulting firm.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.


This course content is a redistribution of MIT Open Courses. Access to the course materials is free to all users.

© 2009-2020, All Rights Reserved.
Higher Ed Space ® is a registered trademark of AmeriCareers LLC.