Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 337
Fall, 2005

Daily Objectives #18 (November 7, 2005)                                        Dr. Sanders

Flow nets, continued

By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:

v  Draw a quantitatively accurate flow net for flow beneath a dam, and use it to make calculations of discharge below the dam.

  Given piezometer data, draw a flow net in plan view.

  Given data on flow system boundaries, sketch flow nets in plan view.

v  Use the FLOWNET program on the disk in your textbook to explore how flow nets change in varying conditions.  Get the handout here (formatted for legal size paper).

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