Fundamentals Of Geoenvironmental Engineering: Understanding Soil, Water, And Pollutant Interaction And Transport by Abdel-mohsen Onsy MohamedFundamentals Of Geoenvironmental Engineering: Understanding Soil, Water, And Pollutant Interaction And Transport by Abdel-mohsen Onsy Mohamed

Fundamentals Of Geoenvironmental Engineering: Understanding Soil, Water, And Pollutant Interaction…

byAbdel-mohsen Onsy Mohamed, Evan K. Paleologos, Valeria Guimar

Paperback | October 31, 2017

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Fundamentals of Geoenvironmental Engineering: Understanding Soil, Water, and Pollutant Interaction and Transportexamines soil-water-pollutant interaction, including physico-chemical processes that occur when soil is exposed to various contaminants. Soil characteristics relevant to remedial techniques are explored, providing foundations for the correct process selection. Built upon the authors' extensive experience in research and practice, the book updates and expands the content to include current processes and pollutants. The book discusses propagation of soil pollution and soil characteristics relevant to remedial techniques. Practicing geotechnical and environmental engineers can apply the theory and case studies in the book directly to current projects.

The book first discusses the stages of economic development and their connections to the sustainability of the environment. Subsequent chapters cover waste and its management, soil systems, soil-water and soil-pollutant interactions, subsurface transport of pollutants, role of groundwater, nano-, micro- and biologic pollutants, soil characteristics that impact pollution diffusion, and potential remediation processes like mechanical, electric, magnetic, hydraulic and dielectric permittivity of soils.



  • Presents a clear understanding of the propagation of pollutants in soils
  • Identifies the physico-chemical processes in soils
  • Covers emerging pollutants (nano-, micro- and biologic contaminants)
  • Features in-depth coverage of hydraulic, electrical, magnetic and dielectric permittivity characteristics of soils and their impact on remedial technologies
A.M.O. Mohamed is currently employed by Zayed University as associate provost and chief academic officer. Heearned his PhD in Civil Engineering from McGill University, Canada. He was then employed by McGill Universityas the associate director of the Geotechnical Research Centre and as lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineeringand ...
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Title:Fundamentals Of Geoenvironmental Engineering: Understanding Soil, Water, And Pollutant Interaction…Format:PaperbackDimensions:708 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 31, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0128048301

ISBN - 13:9780128048306

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Table of Contents

  1. Geoenvironmental Engineering in a Global Environment
  2. Sources and Characteristics of Waste
  3. Management of Wastes: An International Prospective
  4. The Soil System
  5. Groundwater
  6. Soil-Water Interaction
  7. Soil and Contaminant Interaction
  8. Fate and Effects of Pollutants on the Land Environment
  9. Subsurface Contaminant Transport
  10. Emerging Pollutants: Fate, Pathways, and Bioavailability
  11. Stability and Safety of Engineered Barrier Systems for Waste Containment
  12. Radioactive Waste Disposal: Hosting Environment, Engineered Barriers, and Challenges
  13. Hydraulic Properties of Soils
  14. Electrocal Properties of Soils
  15. Magnetic Properties of Soils
  16. Dielectric Permittivity and Moisture Content
  17. Advances in the Determination of Soil Moisture Content