Optimal State Feedback Estimation in Groundwater: Application to Leaky Aquifers

by Mohamed M. Hantush, Univ of California, Davis, United States,
Miguel A. Mariño, Univ of California, Davis, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Management in the '90s: A Time for Innovation

Abstract:

The problem of groundwater flow in leaky aquifer is looked at from a stochastic point of view. Optimal estimation of hydraulic heads are achieved using Kalman filtering. The Kalman filtering recursions are based on quasi-analytical solutions of the governing mean and stochastic flow equations using the Galerkin finite element method and matrix exponential.



Subject Headings: Finite element method | Leakage | Head (fluid mechanics) | Groundwater | Kalman filters | Filters | Stochastic processes | Groundwater flow

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