Application of the General Differential Equations

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


With a simplified interpretation of the water body, the fundamental differential equation can be integrated in an analytical way, giving rise to expressions already available in the technical and scientific literature. Such expressions allow for the effect of pollutant injection in a uniform stream to be analysed and are very useful in practice to give a first-glance evaluation of the pollution in the river and streams. Current packages of computing software can be used for an efficient and immediate application.


Pollutant Concentration Preceding Paragraph Pollution Transport Mathematical Textbook External Contribution 
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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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