Density Dependent Flow

  • Marc Walther
  • Jens-Olaf Delfs
  • Chan-Hee Park
  • Jude Musuuza
  • Florin Radu
  • Sabine Attinger
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 86)


The governing equations used for variable density flow consist of three fundamental conservation equations: (i) continuity equation of flow, (ii) momentum equation, and (iii) contaminant transport equation. In addition, these three equations are linked to the equations of the bulk fluid density and the hydrodynamic dispersion equations.


Hydraulic Head Saltwater Intrusion Measured Experimental Data Dispersion Zone Variable Density Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Walther
    • 1
  • Jens-Olaf Delfs
    • 2
  • Chan-Hee Park
    • 3
  • Jude Musuuza
    • 4
  • Florin Radu
    • 2
  • Sabine Attinger
    • 5
  1. 1.Institute for Groundwater ManagementTechnische Universität Dresden (TUD)DresdenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Environmental InformaticsHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)LeipzigGermany
  3. 3.Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM)DaejeonKorea
  4. 4.Institute for Earth Sciences: HydrogeologyFriedrich-Schiller-UniversitätJenaGermany
  5. 5.Department of Computational Hydrosystems, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)Friedrich-Schiller-Universtität JenaLeipzigGermany

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