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Groundwater Modeling Utilities

1st Edition

By William C. Walton

CRC Press

656 pages

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Hardback: 9780873716796
pub: 1992-04-14
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Description

Groundwater Modeling Utilities is a handy reference guide designed to help groundwater industry professionals learn to use a variety of microcomputer software applications for groundwater modeling and numerical modeling in flow and contaminant migration studies. The book provides the following: (1) handy operation and logic reference supplements to selected groundwater model, pre-processor, post-processor, geostatistics, graphics, CAD, and word processing software supporting documentation; (2) selected model operation practice exercises with extensive step by step input/option prompt and response documentation; and (3) six convenient model database manipulation utility programs stored on two 5-1/4" diskettes included with this book. The disks can be used with all IBM and IBM-compatible computers. The utility programs allow you to convert values from one system of units to another; interpolate between control data points on a curve or surface; calculate heads and partial penetration effects in production wells; create, edit, and convert grid, triplet, listed, and unformatted model data files; and view tabular and category displays of model data files.

Groundwater Modeling Utilities covers some of the most popular and thoroughly tested public domain finite-difference numerical microcomputer model software; commercial model software; public domain geostatistics software; and commercial graphics, CAD, and word processing software. Using actual groundwater modeling-specific examples, learn to work with software such as MODFLOW, MOD PATH, MOC, INTERTRANS, INTERSAT, GEOPACK, GRAPHER, SURFER, CADD 5.0, and WordPerfect 5.1. Groundwater Modeling Utilities is a book no groundwater industry professional can afford to be without.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION. BACKGROUND INFORMATION. MODELING TECHNIQUES. CONCEPTUAL MODEL. MODEL SOFTWARE SELECTION. MODEL DATABASE. MODEL CALIBRATION. MODEL SOFTWARE. MODFLOW. MODPATH/MODPATH-PLOT. MOC. SUTRA. INTERSAT/INTERTRANS. GEOSTATISTICAL SOFTWARE. GEOPACK. COMMERCIAL GRAPHICS SOFTWARE. GRAPHS. GRIDDING DATA. CONTOUR MAPS. 3-D SURFACE PLOTS. COMMERCIAL CAD SOFTWARE. COMMERCIAL WORD PROCESSOR SOFTWARE. MODEL DATABASE FILES. MODEL SOURCE CODE FILES. COMMERCIAL COMPILER SOFTWARE. COMPILE AND LINK SOURCE CODES. UTILITY PROGRAMS. TECHNIQUES. OPERATION.REFERENCES. APPENDIX A: UTILITY PROGRAM SOURCE CODES. APPENDIX B: DISKETTE INSTRUCTIONS. APPENDIX C: EXERCISE EXHIBITS. APPENDIX D: SOFTWARE DISTRIBUTORS. INDEX.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply