AM  Vol.5 No.19 , November 2014
Effluent Discharges from Two Outfalls on a Sloping Beach
Author(s) Anton Purnama
ABSTRACT
A marine outfall is a long pipeline that continuously discharges large amounts of effluent streams into the sea. As the number of marine outfalls along the coastal areas is growing, a far field mathematical model with two point sources on a sloping beach is used to assess the coastal water quality following discharges from two outfalls. Asymptotic approximation will be made to the concentration at the beach to measure how well the effluent plumes are mixed and diluted in the coastal waters. The result found agrees with the engineering practice of installing a two-port diffuser at the end of a single outfall to minimize its potential environment impacts.

Cite this paper
Purnama, A. (2014) Effluent Discharges from Two Outfalls on a Sloping Beach. Applied Mathematics, 5, 3117-3126. doi: 10.4236/am.2014.519295.
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