MAE 123. Transport in Porous Media

Winter 2016

This course provides an introduction to groundwater flow and pollution transport in the subsurface. Specific topics include Darcy law, fundamentals of flow, diffusion and dispersion in porous media, introduction to well hydraulics, fundamentals of adsorption and surface reactions, and chemistry of fluid-solid interactions.

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Final projects / Review of USGS reports.

Your reports should address the following questions: