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      Advection; diffusion; inhomogeneous medium; degenerate form; variable coefficients.

    • Abstract

       

      The one-dimensional linear advection–diffusion equation is solved analytically by using the Laplace integral transform. The solute transport as well as the flow field is considered to be unsteady, both of independent patterns. The solute dispersion occurs through an inhomogeneous semi-infinite medium. Hence, velocity is considered to be an increasing function of the space variable, linearly interpolated in a finite domain in which solute dispersion behaviour is studied. Dispersion is considered to be proportional to the square of the spatial linear function. Thus, the coefficients of the advection–diffusion equation are functions of both the independent variables, but the expression for each coefficient is considered in degenerate form. These coefficients are reduced into constant coefficients with the help of a new space variable, introduced in our earlier works, and new time variables. The source of the solute is considered to be a stationary uniform point source of pulse type.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Sanjay K Yadav1 Atul Kumar2 Dilip K Jaiswal2 Naveen Kumar1

      1. Department of Mathematics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221 005, India.
      2. Department of Mathematics, Lucknow University, Lucknow 226 007, India.
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  • Journal of Earth System Science | News

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