Summary of Solution Methods

features the most comprehensive suite of solutions for the analysis of pumping test, slug test and constant-head test data.

Here are just a few of the advanced solutions that you'll find in AQTESOLV Pro:

Use the following tables to discover and compare the solution methods found in the Standard and Pro versions of .

Pumping Test Solutions

Summary of Pumping Test Solutions in AQTESOLV Pro
Solution Category Methods Available
Constant-Rate Tests 35
Variable-Rate Tests 34
Recovery Tests 33
Step-Drawdown Tests 3
Partial Penetration 16
Wellbore Storage 12
Wellbore Skin 13
Bounded Aquifersnew2.gif (111 bytes) 23
Delayed Obs. Well Responsenew2.gif (111 bytes) 5
Horizontal Wellnew2.gif (111 bytes) 2
Confined Aquifers 14
Leaky Aquifers 9
Unconfined Aquifers 5
Fractured Aquifers 7

Pumping Tests in Confined Aquifers Std Pro
Theis (1935) check check
Theis (1935) residual drawdown check check
Theis (1935) step test check check
Cooper-Jacob (1946); Birsoy-Summers (1980) check check
Moench-Prickett (1972) w/unconfined conversion   check
Butler (1988) nonuniform aquifer   check
Papadopulos-Cooper (1967) check check
Dougherty-Babu (1984)   check
Dougherty-Babu (1984) step test   check
Hantush (1962) wedge-shaped aquifer   check
Murdoch (1994) interceptor trench   check
Daviau et al. (1985) uniform flux and infinite conductivity horizontal well   check
Barker (1988) generalized radial flow model   check
Pumping Tests in Leaky Confined Aquifers Std Pro
Hantush-Jacob (1955) check check
Hantush-Jacob (1955) step test   check
Hantush (1960) early-time solution check check
Hantush (1960) complete solution   check
Cooley-Case (1973) water-table aquitard   check
Neuman-Witherspoon (1969) two-aquifer system   check
Moench (1985) Cases 1, 2 and 3   check
Pumping Tests in Unconfined Aquifers Std Pro
Theis (1935) check check
Cooper-Jacob (1946) check check
Neuman (1974); Moench (1993, 1996) check check
Moench (1997)   check
Tartakovsky-Neuman (2007)   check
Pumping Tests in Fractured Aquifers Std Pro
Moench (1984) double porosity, slab and spherical blocks check check
Barker (1988) GRF model, slab and spherical blocks   check
Gringarten-Witherspoon (1972) uniform-flux vertical fracture   check
Gringarten-Witherspoon (1972) infinite-conductivity vertical fracture   check
Gringarten-Ramey (1974) uniform-flux horizontal fracture   check

Slug Test Solutions

Summary of Slug Test Solutions in AQTESOLV Pro
Solution Category Methods Available
Slug Tests 18
Partial Penetration 15
Underdamped 5
Confined Aquifers 11
Unconfined Aquifers 6
Fractured Aquifersnew 1

Slug Tests in Confined Aquifers Std Pro
Bouwer-Rice (1976) check check
Cooper-Bredehoeft-Papadopulos (1967) check check
Dougherty-Babu (1984)   check
Hvorslev (1951) check check
Hyder et al. (1994)/KGS Model   check
Butler (1998)   check
Butler-Zhan (2004)   check
Peres et al. (1989) deconvolution   check
McElwee-Zenner (1998) nonlinear slug test   check
Slug Tests in Unconfined Aquifers Std Pro
Bouwer-Rice (1976) check check
Hvorslev (1951) check check
Dagan (1978)   check
Hyder et al. (1994)/KGS Model   check
Springer-Gelhar (1991)   check
Slug Tests in Fractured Aquifers Std Pro
Barker-Black (1984) double-porosity slug test   check

Constant-Head Test Solutions

Summary of Constant-Head Test Solutions in AQTESOLV Pro
Solution Category Methods Available
Constant-Head Testsnew 11
Recovery Testsnew 10
Wellbore Skinnew 6
Confined Aquifersnew 5
Leaky Aquifersnew 2
Fractured Aquifersnew 4

Constant-Head Tests in Confined Aquifers Std Pro
Jacob-Lohman (1952) type-curve and straight-line methods check check
Hurst-Clark-Brauer (1969)   check
Dougherty-Babu (1984)   check
Barker (1988) single-porosity GRF model   check
Constant-Head Tests in Leaky Aquifers Std Pro
Hantush (1959)   check
Moench (1985) Case 1   check
Constant-Head Tests in Fractured Aquifers Std Pro
Barker (1988) double-porosity GRF model, slab and spherical blocks   check
Ozkan-Raghavan (1991) uniform-flux vertical fracture   check
Ozkan-Raghavan (1991) infinite-conductivity vertical fracture   check
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