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Title: Software profile : user manual for TFCAL
Author: K.A. Tilford
Document Type: Monograph
This manual is a report in a series of Technical Reports produced by the Water Resources Research Group at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salford. The manual is a reference to the software package known as TFCAL, a program for identifying and calibrating a simple transfer function model for rainfall runoff modelling. The report begins by stating the software specification and goes on to discuss the input files required. After a brief conceptual introduction to the transfer function model and its calibration, the structure of TFCAL is described and illustrated with a flowchart. An example runtime session is described. Annotated samples of the input datafiles are included. The Appendices provide a source listing of the program together with a hard copy listing of example input and output datafiles. The datafiles accompany the program on the distribution disk and may be used to replicate the runtime example in the report main body. User input datafiles should exactly replicate the format of the example datafiles. This manual is not a definitive guide to transfer function models. Further information can be found in the references listed in the bibliography.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1989
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Information and communication technologiesForecastingComputer programmingModelsRainfallRunoff
Extent: 19; + figures and appendices
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