Introduction to Numerical Methods for Water Resources by W. L. Wood

Introduction to Numerical Methods for Water Resources

byW. L. Wood

Hardcover | December 1, 1980

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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 requirecombinations 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 thefield.

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Title:Introduction to Numerical Methods for Water ResourcesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.79 inPublished:December 1, 1980Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198596901

ISBN - 13:9780198596905

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NotationPreface1. Surface and groundwater flow - types of equation2. The method of characteristics3. Finite difference methods4. Numerical solution of surface flow equations by finite differences5. Finite difference methods applied to groundwater flow6. The finite element method7. Groundwater flow problems solved by finite elements8. Boundary integral methods9. Water-quality modelling10. Dimensionless parametersAppendix 1: Vertical integration of groundwater flow equationsAppendix 2: Methods for solving simultaneous equationsAppendix 3: Noise problemsReferencesIndex