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Multidimensional Approach

  • Marcello Benedini
  • George Tsakiris
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Part of the Water Science and Technology Library book series (WSTL, volume 70)

Abstract

Pollutant transport in water is indeed a multidimensional phenomenon, and the one-dimensional analysis of the previous chapters is only a simplified approach. While a three-dimensional analysis is more appropriate for lakes and reservoirs, the two-dimensional approach can be more efficient for a realistic simulation of the pollutant behaviour in rivers and streams, after its injection in the water body. The main features of the two-dimensional approach are described in this chapter.

Keywords

Pollutant Concentration Dispersion Coefficient Pollutant Transport Continuous Injection River Stretch 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcello Benedini
    • 1
  • George Tsakiris
    • 2
  1. 1.Water Research InstituteArea Ricerca MontelibrettiRomeItaly
  2. 2.Laboratory of Reclamation Works and Water Resources ManagementNational Technical University of Athens School of Rural and Surveying EngineeringZografou, AthensGreece

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