Flow through Heterogeneous Geologic Media
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- Tian-Chyi Yeh, University of Arizona
- Raziuddin Khaleel, INTERA, Inc., Washington
- Kenneth C. Carroll, New Mexico State University
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This textbook integrates classic principles of flow through porous media with recently developed stochastic analyses to provide new insight on subsurface hydrology. Importantly, each of the authors has extensive experience in both academia and the world of applied groundwater hydrology. The book not only presents theories but also emphasizes their underlying assumptions, limitations, and the potential pitfalls that may occur as a result of blind application of the theories as 'cookie-cutter' solutions. The book has been developed for advanced-level courses on groundwater fluid flow, hydraulics, and hydrogeology, in either civil/environmental engineering or geoscience departments. It is also a valuable reference text for researchers and professionals in civil/environmental engineering, geology, soil science, environmental science, and petroleum and mining engineering.Read more
- Uses recently developed stochastic analyses to provide fresh insights on subsurface hydrology
- Ideal for advanced-level courses on groundwater fluid flow, hydraulics and hydrogeology, but also forms a valuable reference for researchers/professionals
- Emphasizes the underlying assumptions, limitations, and potential pitfalls that may occur as a result of blind application of theories as 'cookie-cutter' solutions
Reviews & endorsements
"The text overall is well-organized, and the content is well-presented for a short, specialized textbook, with organized prose that makes liberal use of section headings and typesetting to highlight key concepts. Color line-drawings, plots, and a few pictures add to the appeal of the text as well, visually conveying difﬁcult concepts such as spatial correlation and cross-correlation ﬁelds. Each chapter is nicely summarized through a key list of take-home points, and ends with a short set of exercises that test conceptual and quantitative understanding … The content of the book assumes only a basic background in ﬂuid mechanics or hydrogeology, and thus can serve as a relatively self-contained reference on pumping-test models … Chapter 9, in particular, sets this book apart from classical pumping-test analyses through its presentation of the stochastic modeling approach and discussion of hydraulic tomography. The completeness of the background material will be appreciated by students in need of review …"
Michael Cardiff, Groundwater
16th Jul 2015 by KMao
The authors are leading experts in the hydrogeology field. The book brings new concepts and ideas different from any other books before. Its good for both teaching and reference, a must have book.See all reviews
23rd Jul 2015 by ChristianMassari
A complete and well written book with a deep and clear explanation of the new and classical stochastic approaches of groundwater hydrology.
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- Date Published: July 2015
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9781316309681
- contains: 166 b/w illus. 144 colour illus. 21 tables
- availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
Table of Contents
1. Fluid statics and dynamics
2. Darcy's law for saturated porous media
3. Darcy's law for saturated unporous media
4. Stochastic conceptualization of heterogeneity
5. Governing equations for flow through heterogeneous conceptual models
6. Equivalent homogeneous media conceptual models
7. Flow toward a well due to pumping, part 1
8. Flow toward a well due to pumping, part 2
9. Stochastic approaches.
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