flow net

flow net

[′flō ‚net]
(fluid mechanics)
A diagram used in studying the flow of a fluid through a permeable substance (such as water through a soil structure) having two nests of curves, one representing the flow lines, which follow the path of the fluid, and the other the equipotential lines, which connect points of equal head.
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Subsequent chapters discuss field equations of flow through a porous medium discharge potentials for two-dimensional flows in horizontal, shallow aquifers, the Laplace equation, harmonic functions, and method of images, flow net, determination of aquifer characteristics, and the finite element method.
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