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Indirect Determination of Hydraulic Properties of Porous Media

  • J. R. Cannon
  • Paul DuChateau
Part of the ISNM International Series of Numerical Mathematics book series (ISNM, volume 114)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Porous Medium Inverse Problem Hydraulic Property Initial Boundary Unknown Coefficient 
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© Springer Basel AG 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. Cannon
    • 1
  • Paul DuChateau
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsLamar UniversityBeaumontUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsColorado State UniversityFort CollinsUSA

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