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Aquifer tests analysis
Matching parameters (solving direct problem)
Value assignment
Theoretical curve features
Parameter calculation
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Graphical analysis
Strait-line method
Slug test
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Search for strait-line segment
Bisecting line method
Inverse problem solution
Less square method
UCODE
Conceptual schemes
Confined aquifer
Infinite aquifer
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a constant rate
One well pumped at a variable rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Semiinfinite aquifer
Recharge boundary
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a constant rate
One well pumped at a variable rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
No-flow boundary
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a constant rate
One well pumped at a variable rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Bounded (strip) aquifer
Recharge boundaries
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a constant rate
One well pumped at a variable rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
No-flow boundaries
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a constant rate
One well pumped at a variable rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Recharge and no-flow boundaries
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a constant rate
One well pumped at a variable rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Point source
Aquifer of infinite extent and thickness
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Semiinfinite aquifer
Recharge boundary
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
No-flow boundary
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Bounded aquifer
Recharge boundaries
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
No-flow boundaries
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Recharge and no-flow boundaries
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Linear source
Aquifer of infinite extent and thickness
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Semiinfinite aquifer
Recharge boundary
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
No-flow boundary
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Bounded aquifer
Recharge boundaries
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
No-flow boundaries
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Recharge and no-flow boundaries
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Unconfined aquifer
Aquifer of infinite lateral extent
One well pumped at a constant rate
Bounded aquifers. Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Pumping
Leaky aquifer
Constant level in the adjacent aquifer
Infinite leaky aquifer
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Bounded leaky aquifer. Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Pumping
Alternating water level in the adjacent aquifer
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Conceptual scheme accounting for aquitard storage
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Leaky aquifer anisitropic on the vertical plane
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Two-layer aquifer
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Stratified aquifer systems
Three-layer aquifer system
One well pumped at a constant rate
Two-layer aquifer system
One well pumped at a constant rate
Arealy heterogeneous aquifer
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Pumping near river
One well pumped at a constant rate
Several wells pumped at a variable rate
Sloping aquifer
One well pumped at a constant rate
Fracture-porous media
Moench’s solutions
Vertical fracture
Horizontal fracture
Constant-head test
One well pumped at a constant drawdown
Slug test
Cooper's solution, Picking's solution
Bouwer-Rice's solution
Hvorslev's solutions
AMWELLS
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Well system design
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Distance measure tool
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Trace selected range
Animation
3-D View and animation
Plot profiles
Export to ANSDIMAT
Wellhead Protection Areas (WHPA)
Pit dewatering
Pit layout
Dewatering by abstraction wells
Dewatering by in-pit sumps
Pit Inflow
Model
Model creation
Model editing
Graphic editor
Modify values
Parameter selection
Plot construction
Grouping
Measuring distance
Legend creation
Heterogeneity zones (MODFE)
Generate the model grid (MODFE)
Generate the model grid (RADFLOW)
Input parameters
Entering the pumping well
Running MODFE program
Calculation parameters
Time parameters
Running RADFLOW program
Calculation parameters
Viewing results (postprocessor)
Load calculation results
Animation

Analytical module operation > Aquifer tests analysis > Inverse problem solution >

Less square method

 "Automatic matching" dialog box serves for aquifer parameter estimation by solving inverse problem using less square method.        The dialog box is launched from the main menu "Analysis > Inverse solution > Less-square method" or function key F8.

 

       

"Automatic matching" dialog boxes.

 

Explanatory table

"Parameters" tab


Settings for parameters matching. matching is made with the assumed matching step


"Initial value" text box

Initial hydraulic diffusivity value

"Step of matching" text box

Initial step for matching


"Leakage factor" text box

For leaky aquifers only. Assumed value of leakage factor for parameters matching

"Options" tab

"Reduce the step" text box

Determines the coefficient of matching step reduction if convergence is achieved

"History" tab


Fix the matched values

"Start" button


Switch to parameters matching

 

matching parameters is directly fulfilled in the following window

Window of auto-matching.

 

Explanatory table

"Continue" button

Continue the matching process with a new step (See "Reduce the step" text box

"End" button

Return to "Automatic matching" dialog box

 

 The window displays the process of matching, where:

a - hydraulic diffusivity current value for convergence search,

f - the target function value (zero-crossing point of the function is looked for),

da - time step.

 In consequence of the matching process hydraulic diffusivity and transmissivity values (or hydraulic conductivity) matched for the assumed step are displayed in the window. After that the process can be either terminated or restarted with a new (reduced) matching step. Do not take too small matching steps.

 If convergence cannot be achieved, push ESC button to exit. Possible ways to achieve convergence:

1) change the starting parameters for matching,

2) remove incorrect measurements (see data viewing) or measurements that are obviously beyond do not fit in the chosen scheme,

3) choose other conceptual scheme.

 If the convergence is achieved, but solving direct problem (see parameters matching) with matched parameters gives resulting calculated drawdown values dramatically different from the observation ones, same steps are advisable.