In the present study we have applied diffusion – reaction equation to describe the dynamics of river pollution and drawn numerical solution through simulation study. The diffusion-reaction equation is turn to be a partial differential equation since the independent variables are more than one that include spatial and temporal coordinates. The diffusion-reaction equation is widely applied to environmental studies in general and to river pollution studies in particular. River pollution models are special cases and are included in the broad area known as environmental studies. The diffusion – reaction equation is characterized by the reaction term. When the reaction term depends on the concentration of the contaminants then the original single diffusion-reaction equation will evolve to be a system of equations and this lead to analytical problems. The diffusion-reaction equations are difficult to solve analytically and hence we consider numerical solutions. For this purpose we first separate diffusion and reaction terms from the diffusion-reaction equation using splitting method and then apply numerical techniques such as Crank – Nicolson and Runge – Kutta of order four. These numerical methods are preferred because the systems of equations are solved accurately and efficiently. Detailed discussion of the results and their interpretations are included.
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DOI | 10.11648/j.ajam.20150306.24 |
Page(s) | 335-340 |
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River Pollution, Dissolved Oxygen, Biological Oxygen Demand, Diffusion-Reaction Equation, Splitting Method, Simulation Study, Crank – Nicolson Method, Runge – Kutta Method
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Tsegaye Simon, Purnachandra Rao Koya. Modeling and Numerical Simulation of River Pollution Using Diffusion-Reaction Equation. Am J Appl Math. 2016;3(6):335-340. doi: 10.11648/j.ajam.20150306.24
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