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Introduction to Numerical Methods for Water Resources

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Numerical methods provide a powerful and essential tool for the solution of problems of water resources. This book gives an elementary introduction to the methods in current use. Their application to surface and subsurface flow and to water quality modelling are described in this useful

volume, which contains many helpful references to the literature.

Synopsis:

Numerical methods provide a powerful and essential tool for the solution of problems of water resources. This book gives an elementary introduction to the methods in current use. Their application to surface and subsurface flow and to water quality modelling are described in this useful volume, which contains many helpful references to the literature.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-248) and index.

Table of Contents

Notation

Preface

1. Surface and groundwater flow - types of equation

2. The method of characteristics

3. Finite difference methods

4. Numerical solution of surface flow equations by finite differences

5. Finite difference methods applied to groundwater flow

6. The finite element method

7. Groundwater flow problems solved by finite elements

8. Boundary integral methods

9. Water-quality modelling

10. Dimensionless parameters

Appendix 2 Methods for solving simultaneous equations

Appendix 3 Noise problems

References

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198596905
Author:
Wood, W L
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
Wood, W. L.
Location:
Oxford :
Subject:
Applied
Subject:
Mathematics | Applied Mathematics
Subject:
Hydraulics
Subject:
Statistical methods
Subject:
Probability & Statistics - General
Subject:
Environmental Engineering & Technology
Subject:
Environmental - General
Subject:
Environmental - Water Supply
Subject:
Hydraulics -- Statistical methods.
Subject:
Mathematics | Probability and Statistics
Copyright:
Series:
Oxford science publications
Series Volume:
9454
Publication Date:
19930631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
102 illus.
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
9.21x6.14x.75 in. 1.26 lbs.

Related Subjects

Engineering » Environmental Engineering » Water Supply
Reference » Science Reference » Technology
Science and Mathematics » Biology » Genetics
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Applied
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Numeric Analysis
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Probability and Statistics » General
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Probability and Statistics » Statistics
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Nuclear

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"Synopsis" by , Numerical methods provide a powerful and essential tool for the solution of problems of water resources. This book gives an elementary introduction to the methods in current use. Their application to surface and subsurface flow and to water quality modelling are described in this useful volume, which contains many helpful references to the literature.
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