By Fernando Olavo Franciss
Uniquely dedicated to tough and fractured rock hydraulics, this advanced-level creation presents instruments to unravel functional engineering difficulties. bankruptcy I covers the basics of fractured rock hydraulics below a tensor technique. bankruptcy II offers a few key thoughts approximately approximate strategies. bankruptcy III talk about a number of info research options utilized to groundwater modeling. bankruptcy IV offers targeted 3D finite distinction algorithms to simulate useful difficulties in regards to the hydraulic habit of saturated, heterogeneous and randomly fractured rock plenty with out restrict to the geometry and homes in their discontinuities. Supported by way of examples, situations, illustrations and references, this booklet is meant for execs and researchers in hydrogeology, engineering geology, petroleum reservoir, rock and hydraulic engineering. Its explanatory nature permits its use as a textbook for complex scholars.
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