School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Now offering two distinct diplomas: Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering
1. COURSE INFORMATION:
|Course ID||ENVE 432||Semester||8th|
|Course Modules||Instruction Hours per Week||ECTS|
Lectures, Lab assignments and Tutorials
|Course Type||Special Background|
|The course is offered to Erasmus students||No|
|Course URL||https//www.eclass.tuc.gr/courses/MHPER162/ (in Greek)|
2. LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion of this course the students will acquire new knowledge and specific skills on the following subjects:
3. COURSE SYLLABUS
Introduction to porous media, Distribution of Groundwater, Porosity, Hydrogeological formations, Hydraulic head and Hydraulic Gradient Hydraulic conductivity, Darcy’s Law, Homogeneity and Anisotropy, Unconfined aquifers, Confined aquifers, Continuity Equation, Numerical Groundwater Models, Wells, Steady flow towards a well (confined, unconfined and leaking aquifers), Unsteady groundwater flow, Pumping test, Unsaturated zone, Soil properties, Water Budget, Contaminant sources, mass transport processes, Advection and groundwater contamination, Flick’s Law, Molecular diffusion, Diffusion in porous media, Dispersion, applications of 1-D and 2-D flow and mass transport to groundwater contamination problems, Numerical Models of groundwater contamination.
4. INSTRUCTION and LEARNING METHODS - ASSESSMENT
|Lecture Method||Direct (face to face)|
Use of Information and Communication Technology
|Instruction Organisation||Activity||Workload per Semester|
|- Study and literature review||50|
|- Projects, autonomous assignments and lab assignments||50|
Ι. Written final examination (60%).
ΙΙ. Laboratory exercises (15%).
III. Group and autonomous assignments (25%).
5. RECOMMENDED READING
|Course Instructor:||Professor G. Karatzas (Faculty - EnvEng)|
|Lectures:||Professor G. Karatzas (Faculty - EnvEng)|
|Tutorial exercises:||Dr. E. Varouchakis (LTS- EnvEng)|
|Laboratory Exercises:||Dr. E. Varouchakis (LTS- EnvEng)|