Indirect Determination of Hydraulic Properties of Porous Media
This paper considers an inverse problem associated with modelling unsaturated flow in a porous medium. An unknown coefficient in a typical inverse problem is shown to be uniquely determined in a given equivalence class by a combination of Dirichlet and Neumann data. It is further shown that an approximation to the coefficient can be constructed by an algorithm based on a trace-type functional formulation of the inverse problem.
KeywordsPorous Medium Inverse Problem Hydraulic Property Initial Boundary Unknown Coefficient
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