Boundary Elements in Groundwater Flow Problems

  • L. C. Wrobel
  • C. A. Brebbia
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (ASIC, volume 92)


The present work deals with applications of the Boundary Element Method to several groundwater flow problems. Steady and transient cases are discussed; two-dimensional, axisymmetric and fully three-dimensional problems considered; it is also shown how features like orthotropy and anisotropy, piecewise homogeneous regions and semi-infinite regions can be included in the analysis. Several numerical examples are studied in order to show the wide range of groundwater flow problems which can be efficiently solved using the Boundary Element Method.


Groundwater Flow Boundary Element Fundamental Solution Boundary Element Method Hydraulic Head 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. C. Wrobel
    • 1
  • C. A. Brebbia
    • 1
  1. 1.Computational Mechanics CentreSouthamptonEngland

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