This
program perform all the function of the Isomap package and can be
considered as it extension. Most
of the complex problems related to groundwater modeling can be
solved with INQUIMAP.
It
allows the geometric modeling of the water table and the insertion
of one or several wells, flooded areas, barriers and impermeable
barriers, recharge points and variations in permeability.
The
obtained surfaces can be directly used to determine safe areas or
to identify, in backanalysis terms, the position of the contamination
sources.
The
calculation can be performed with the finite differences method
(this allows the introduction of recharge areas and points with
a fixed or lowered piezometric levels), as well as trough the superimposition
of effects (operating on a unconfined, confined or semiconfined
aquifer, in steady or transient flow conditions).
The
program reconstructs the isochronal lines by enveloping the flow
lines that reach each well through a process of timedomain integration.
It
is thus possible to determine the protection areas around water
wells for domestic use. In order to calculate the isoconcentration
lines the programme utilises an analyticalnumerical extension of
the wellknown dispersion and convection equations used for a plane
water table to fit the context of an uneven water table.
This
problem can be analysed in terms of steady or continuous flows,
following the development of the contamination in the timedomain.
A solution for steady immission is also provided.
The
program also allows the flowanalysis through vertical sections.
