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Aquifer Test Solutions

A Practitioner’s Guide with Algorithms Using ANSDIMAT

  • Offers a huge collection of tested analytical solutions, both in hard copy and as a dialog-oriented programmed tool

  • Increases the accuracy, reliability and efficiency of field data analysis for complicated aquifer and well-system configurations

  • Offers a must-have guide to developing new software related to the hydraulics of wells and subsurface flow

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix
  2. Basic Analytical Solutions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-2
    2. Confined Aquifers

      • Leonid N. Sindalovskiy
      Pages 3-54
    3. Unconfined Aquifers

      • Leonid N. Sindalovskiy
      Pages 55-69
    4. Leaky Aquifers

      • Leonid N. Sindalovskiy
      Pages 71-114
    5. Horizontally Heterogeneous Aquifers

      • Leonid N. Sindalovskiy
      Pages 115-126
    6. Pumping Test near a Stream

      • Leonid N. Sindalovskiy
      Pages 127-137
    7. Fractured-Porous Reservoir

      • Leonid N. Sindalovskiy
      Pages 139-145
  3. Analytical Solutions for a Complex Pumping-Test Setting and Well-System Configurations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147
    2. Horizontal or Slanted Pumping Wells

      • Leonid N. Sindalovskiy
      Pages 149-153
    3. Constant-Head Tests

      • Leonid N. Sindalovskiy
      Pages 155-165
    4. Slug Tests

      • Leonid N. Sindalovskiy
      Pages 167-177
    5. Multi-well Pumping Tests

      • Leonid N. Sindalovskiy
      Pages 179-204
    6. Recovery Tests

      • Leonid N. Sindalovskiy
      Pages 205-224
  4. Solution of Hydrogeological Problems Using ANSDIMAT

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 225-225
    2. Aquifer-Test Analytical Methods

      • Leonid N. Sindalovskiy
      Pages 227-259
    3. Analytical Solutions for Complex Engineering Problems

      • Leonid N. Sindalovskiy
      Pages 261-283
  5. Back Matter

    Pages 285-392

About this book

This book, designed as a handbook, provides a systematic treatment of analytical solutions describing groundwater flow during aquifer tests. The book integrates the majority of known solutions from well hydraulics and subsurface flow theory, starting with pioneering work from the early 20th century up to the most recent publications in scientific journals. The book includes about 300 transient solutions covering a wide range of aquifer test scenarios and hydrogeological conditions. All the solutions have been thoroughly tested and implemented in the multifunctional ANSDIMAT software. The book comprises three parts and is supplemented by appendices.

The first part of the book is dedicated to basic analytical relationships referring to pumping tests with constant discharge rate. Conceptual models describe confined, unconfined, confined–unconfined, inhomogeneous, and fracture-porous aquifers, as well as leaky aquifers and multi-layer aquifer systems. Complicating factors such as flow boundaries, aquifer anisotropy, non-uniform aquifer thickness, partial well penetration, wellbore storage and skin, the effect of capillary forces are also considered.

The second part focuses on complex pumping test settings and well system configurations. Analytical solutions are presented for pumping from a horizontal or inclined well, constant-head tests, multi-well variable-discharge tests, simultaneous pumping from adjacent aquifers and dipole flow tests. Detailed descriptions are given for slug and recovery tests.

The third part of the book contains algorithms for evaluating hydraulic characteristics using analytical and graphical methods, and is supplemented by the ANSDIMAT tool. This software includes solutions for some practical engineering-hydrogeological problems, in particular, the assessment of aquifer characteristics by data on groundwater level monitoring and the evaluation of water inflow into open pits.

The book is supplemented with appendices in which hydrogeologists can find a vast body of useful information including mathematical descriptions of the majority of analytical functions used in the book, their plots and possible approximations.

Audience:

The book is useful for hydrogeologists (students, engineers and researchers) engaged in groundwater flow studies, aquifer test analysis, environmental geologists and civil engineers. Experts in water flow numerical modeling and programmers developing software for aquifer tests will find valuable information in this book, which can also be used for educational and research purposes.


Keywords

  • Pumping and Slug Tests
  • Aquifer Flow Properties
  • Groundwater Discharge and Drawdown
  • Pumping and Observation Wells
  • Software for Aquifer Tests
  • hydrogeology

Reviews

“Presents a most comprehensive collection of aquifer test analysis methods and techniques ... . It comprises practically all analytical equations ever suggested to describe the aquifer response on water pumping.” (Prof. Dr. Sergey P. Pozdniakov, Moscow State University, Chief of the Department of Hydrogeology of the Faculty of Geology)

““Aquifer Test Solutions” is a handbook, in which the world experience of study and development of analytical solutions for aquifer test analysis and interpretation is summarized and encyclopedized ... . a powerful guide for hydrogeologists involved in field aquifer test analysis and interpretation by analytical and numerical methods.” (Dr. Vyacheslav G. Rumynin, Head of SPb Div. of the Inst. of Env. Geology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, The RAS corresponding member)

Authors and Affiliations

  • St. Petersburg State University, RAS Institute of Environmental Geology, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

    Leonid N. Sindalovskiy

About the author

Leonid N. Sindalovskiy is Head of the Laboratory of Mathematical Modeling of Hydrogeological Processes at the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Environmental Geology. His research interests focus on mathematical modeling of flow and transport processes in geologic media. He has authored several books on pumping test data analysis and the use of ANSDIMAT software for aquifer flow estimation.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Aquifer Test Solutions

  • Book Subtitle: A Practitioner’s Guide with Algorithms Using ANSDIMAT

  • Authors: Leonid N. Sindalovskiy

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-43409-4

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Earth and Environmental Science, Earth and Environmental Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-43408-7

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-82816-9

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-43409-4

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIX, 392

  • Number of Illustrations: 179 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Geology, Water, Environmental Monitoring

Buying options

eBook USD 109.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-43409-4
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 139.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 139.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)