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Title: Three dimensional modelling of interaction between surface and Darcy flow regimes through soils
Authors: Kaveh-Baghbaderani, Bahareh
Nassehi, Vahid
Kulkarni, A.
Keywords: Underground flow
Hydrodynamics
Darcy flow
Finite element modelling
Three dimensional porous flow
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: © IWA Publishing
Citation: KAVEH-BAGHBADERANI, B., NASSEHI, V. and KULKARNI, A., 2009. Three dimensional modelling of interaction between surface and Darcy flow regimes through soils. Water Science and Technology, 60 (7), pp. 1911–1918.
Abstract: The present paper deals with the impact of surface flow on hydrodynamic conditions in saturated underground domains. A three dimensional finite element scheme has been used to simulate underground flow resulting from the flow of water over a saturated land. The results clearly show the effects of the surface flow on the hydrodynamic conditions of the subsurface porous regions. This analysis is an important prerequisite for the prediction of contaminant mobility in soils and hence provides a convenient tool for the prediction of interaction between surface and subsurface flow processes. For low permeability cases, considered here, the governing equations consist of water continuity and Darcy equations. These equations are solved using a robust and reliable finite element procedure.
Description: This article was accepted for publication in the journal Water Science and Technology [© IWA Publishing 2009] and the definitive, peer reviewed and edited version of this article is available at: www.iwapublishing.com
Version: Accepted of publication
DOI: 10.2166/wst.2009.577
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/5424
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wst.2009.577
ISSN: 0273-1223
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