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Course: EVEN 6318, Fall 2008
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Models Mathematical for Environmental Systems 17 +D=FJAH ! MATHEMATICAL MODELS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS Chapter Goals Role of mathematical models in the analysis of environmental systems Different approaches for building mathematical models MATHEMATICAL MODELS AS SYSTEM ANALYSIS TOOLS The environment is a complex structure with intricate networks and myriad interactions. Visualizing the environment of...

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TAMU Kingsville - EVEN - 6318
94 Applied Environmental Systems ModelingREACTORS AND MASS BALANCE EXPRESSIONSChapter Goals+D=FJAH Understand how environmental systems can be viewed as reactors Incorporate the loadings from different processes into the mass balance equatio
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!IMPLEMENTING ROOT-FINDING MS-EXCELINChapter Goals Learn about implementing root finding methods in MS-EXCEL Learn about GOAL SEEK function in MS-EXCEL+D=FJAHINTRODUCTIONIn the last chapter we studied how to set up mathematical equations in
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Chapter Goals+D=FJAHMASS-BALANCE EQUATIONS OTHER SALIENT CONCEPTS Learn about steady-state and transient models Simplifications of mass-balance expressions Understanding the importance of various processes using dimensionless groupsINTROD
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2)46*MATHEMATICAL AND NUMERICAL TECHNIQUESCOMPUTING TOOLS FOR MODEL DEVELOPMENTChapter Goals+D=FJAH Learn about various computing tools for building environmental models Evaluate the use of spreadsheets for model development Explore bas
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162 Applied Environmental Systems Modeling&quot;MATRICESAND+D=FJAHEQUATIONSLINEAR SYSTEMOFChapter Goals How to perform matrix operations in MS-EXCEL Solving system of linear equations in MS-EXCELINTRODUCTIONIn the last chapter we saw ho
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218 Applied Environmental Systems Modeling%NUMERICAL METHODS FOR SOLVING FIRST-ORDER ODESChapter Goals Explore certain numerical methods for solving first-order ODEs Implement Euler and Runge-Kutta methods using MS-EXCEL+D=FJAHINTRODUCTION
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70 Applied Environmental Systems Modeling+D=FJAH&amp;INTERPHASE MASS-TRANSFER KINETIC THEORIESChapter Goals Learn about interphase mass-transfer Single-resistance and two-film theories of mass-transferINTRODUCTIONMany contaminants can exist
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Grid Cell/Square based Raster ModelRowsField Mapping, Cartography and Global PositioningLecture 6. Terrain ModelingGrid extentGrid cellResolutionRaster resolution Measured by cell size Storage space increases dramatically with precisio
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Tessellation of Geographical SpaceGeographic Information System Lecture 6GIS Data Model: Raster Data StructuresGeographical space can be tessellated into sets of connected discrete units, which completely cover a flat surface. The units can be i
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Earth as a system: the hydrologic cycleEarth Science, 11eIllustrates the circulation of Earth's water supply Processes involved in the cycle Precipitation Evaporation Infiltration: water soaks into the ground Runoff: Surplus water flows over t
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