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Advanced Diploma in Environmental Geomechanics

This free online course introduces you to the scope and importance of Environmental Geomechanics.

Publisher: NPTEL
This free online course introduces you to the scope and importance of Environmental Geomechanics. The course will provide an understanding of the various technical and scientific aspects of key Geo-societal issues. As an up and coming interdisciplinary domain of research, the course is designed based on current literature. The course provides a general understanding of the ability to develop sustainable solutions for Geoenvironmental issues.
Advanced Diploma in Environmental Geomechanics
  • Duration

    15-20 Hours
  • Students

    401
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course introduces you to the scope and importance of Environmental Geomechanics. Firstly, the course provides the background and the genesis of Environmental Geomechanics. The course emphasizes the nature and composition of soil structure and its mechanics. Next, the problems associated with natural and manmade Environments and the various characterization of soils will be explained. Applications of industrial byproducts are discussed.

Next, the course goes on to explain the chemical characterization and Corrosion potential of soils. These topics come under soil improvement and Geomaterial characterization. Finally, the course emphasizes the hydraulic conductivity and the thermal and electrical properties of soils. The relevance of various legal aspects involved in addressing the environmental consequences associated with Geotechnical issues is also discussed in detail.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand the process of developing sustainable and environmentally sound solutions for Geoenvironmental issues. This course, Advanced Diploma in Environmental Geomechanics is an informative course which will interest students studying Civil Engineering, researchers in the Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering fields, or those who have an interest in these topics. Why wait? Sign up for this course and start learning today!

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