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Boundary Integral Equation Method for Unsteady Two Dimensional Flow in Unconfined Aquifer
Pure and Applied Mathematics Journal
Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2016, Pages: 15-22
Received: Jan. 1, 2016; Accepted: Jan. 21, 2016; Published: Feb. 1, 2016
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Azhari Ahmad Abdalla, Department of Mathematics, Prep-Year, University of Hail, Hail, Saudi Arabia
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In this paper, we employed the use of Boundary Integral Equation Method to obtain numerical solutions of specific unconfined aquifer flow problems. Of the two formulations presented in this paper, that in which the piezometric head and its normal derivative are assumed to vary linearly with time over each time step has proved more accurate than that in which both piezometric head and its normal derivative remain constant at each node throughout each time step. Comparisons between Method 2 of section-3 and the analytical solutions have demonstrated the superior accuracy of the integral equation formulation.
BIEM, Unconfined Aquifer, Dupuit Assumption, Groundwater Flow
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Azhari Ahmad Abdalla, Boundary Integral Equation Method for Unsteady Two Dimensional Flow in Unconfined Aquifer, Pure and Applied Mathematics Journal. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2016, pp. 15-22. doi: 10.11648/j.pamj.20160501.13
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