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Introduction to Numerical Methods for Water Resources : Oxford Science Publications - W. L. Wood

Introduction to Numerical Methods for Water Resources

Oxford Science Publications

Hardcover

Published: 15th April 1993
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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 various methods in current use and demonstrates that different methods work well in different situations and some problems require combinations of methods. It is essential to know something of all of them in order to make a reasoned judgement of current practice. Their applications are discussed and more specialised versions are outlined along with many references making this an invaluable, comprehensive coverage of the field.

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 1: Vertical integration of groundwater flow equations Appendix 2: Methods for solving simultaneous equations Appendix 3: Noise problems References Index

ISBN: 9780198596905
ISBN-10: 0198596901
Series: Oxford Science Publications
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 15th April 1993
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 16.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.59