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Main Title A numerical model of the dispersion of a dense effluent in a stream.
Author Crew, Henry.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Reid, Robert O.,
Clayton, W.H.,
Leipper, Dale F.,
Moore, Bill C.,
Publisher Texas A & M University, Dept. of Oceanography,
Year Published 1970
OCLC Number 19086216
Subjects Dispersion--Mathematical models ; Diffusion in hydrology
Internet Access
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ESBD  100 TX A&M RF P716 CPHEA/PESD Library/Corvallis,OR 04/05/2017
Collation xvii, 156 leaves : illustrations ; 28 cm
Project 716 is Numerical Evaluation of the Dispersal of Effluent from a Desalination Plant. At head of title: Texas A & M University College of Geosciences. " ... represents doctoral research of the author." Sponsored through subcontract with the Dow Chemical Company in connection with Contract No. 14-01-0001-2169 of the Office of Saline Water, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Contents Notes
Considered here is the dispersion of a dense effluent, such as discharged by a desalting plant, in a steady stream of uniform velocity and density. Of concern are the fields of velocity and density existing downstream from a discharge port. A numerical model of dense effluent dispersion in a rectangular channel with impermeable and frictionless walls is formulated. This model employs finite-difference forms of the Navier-Stokes equations for the steady flow of an incompressible fluid in the absence of streamwise diffusion, treats heat as well as salinity as conservative constituents of the fluid, and employs a linear equation of state. The numerical results appear reasonable and satisfy certain conservation requirements; in addition, for cases in which the effluent is only slightly denser than the ambient stream, the results agree closely with approximate analytical solutions for these cases.