parallel-plate model

syn. Hele-Shaw model; Hele-Shaw analogue; Hele-Shaw analog (A)

Analogue based on the similarity between two-dimen- sional plane groundwater flow and the flow of a liquid between two parallel plates (of which at least one is transparent) with a capillary interspace. 

 

Source:

UNESCO/WMO International Glossary of Hydrology (2nd revised ed., 1992)

Posted on February 22, 2014 .