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Main Title Analytical Solution to Saturated Flow in a Finite Stratified Aquifer.
Author Yates, S. R. ;
CORP Author California Univ., Riverside. Dept. of Soil and Environmental Sciences.;Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA/600/J-88/030;
Stock Number PB88-224944
Additional Subjects Aquifers ; Water flow ; Analysis(Mathematical) ; Hydrogeology ; Ground water ; Stratification ; Saturation ; Hydrodynamics ; Numerical analysis ; Two dimensional flow ; One dimensional flow ; Reprints ; Aquitards
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NTIS  PB88-224944 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 12/29/1988
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Abstract An analytical solution for the flow of water in a saturated-stratified aquitard-aquifer-aquitard system of finite length is presented. The analytical solution assumes one-dimensional horizontal flow in the aquifer and two-dimensional flow in the aquitards. Several examples are given which describe the use of the analytical solution. The horizontal flow assumption in the aquifer appears to be approximately valid when the hydraulic conductivity of the aquitards is less than or equal to about 10 percent of the aquifer value. A comparison is made between the analytical solution and a saturated-unsaturated finite-element solution for a situation where the upper layer is both saturated and unsaturated. For the situation investigated, the comparison indicates that the analytical solution provides an alternative to numerical models even when the upper layer is partially saturated.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Ground Water, v26 n2 p199-206 Mar/Apr 88. Sponsored by Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Analytical Solution to Saturated Flow in a Finite Stratified Aquifer.
PUB Date Free Form 1988
Category Codes 48G; 46B
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/15
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 826018008
Origin NTIS
Type CAT