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By G. Gambolati, G. Verri (eds.)

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The iterative "decoupled" schemes are significantly less storage demanding than MCG. The advantage 38 G. Gambolati and P. 34 SYSTEM A test case 1 SYSTEM A test case 2 SYSTEM B SYSTEM C test case 1 SYSTEM C test case 2 Table 3: Computerstorage (bytes) required for the simulations. Gauss-Seidel and SOR need the same memory. grows for more complex multiaquifer systems and a large number of elements. CPU times on an IBM Risc6000/560 vs Gare provided in Figure 7 for system B. Careful inspection of Figure 7 pointsout that: 1.

Gis representative of the degree of aquifer hydraulic coupling. Decreasing G implies a relative decrease of the aquitard permeability, hence flow is more restricted to the pumped layers and coupling is less important. Figure 3 shows the hydraulic head changes along the radial-symmetry axis in system B. lf G = 10- 5 , the perturbation is confined to the units just above and just below the pumped aquifers, while with G = 10- 1 , all the units are affected by a significant hydraulic head variation.

37 Block Iterative Strategies for Multiaquifer Flow Models 0 10 20 Iteration# Iteration# Figure 6: Convergence proflies in steady state simulations for different values of the dimensionless parameter G = (Kzbz)/T when MCG is applied to solve (a) the global system and (b) a single aquifer block (system B and test case 2). Figures 4 and 5 and Table 2 reveal that the asymptotic rate of convergence of both the block Gauss-Seidel and optimal SOR is very much dependent on G. e. G, decreases (the importance of the L;,;_ 1 and U;,i+1 coefficients becomes less pronounced compared to the D;,; coefficients), convergence improves and Gauss-Seidel approaches optimal SOR (wopt --t 1).

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