Confined Flow in Aquifer Containing Thin Layer

by Charles W. Lenau, (M.ASCE), Prof.; Dept. of Civ. Engrg., Univ. of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Mo.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1980, Vol. 106, Issue 4, Pg. 719-737

Document Type: Journal Paper


Solutions are developed for the seepage discharge under a hydraulic structure resting on an aquifer which contains a single thin stratum of very high or very low permeability. These solutions are presented in the form of graphs and equations suitable for use with a hand calculator.

Subject Headings: Confined flow | Aquifers | Hydraulic structures | Seepage | Water discharge | Permeability (material)

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