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Table 2. Parameters Used in Monte Carlo Simulation of TCE and PCE

Fate and Transport Analysis

Contaminant

PCE

TCE

Source Location

MW-5

MW-5

Source Concentration (g/L)

17,000

600

Non-random Variables

ne

0.3

0.3

Vy (ft/d)

0

0

Half-Life

conservative

conservative

R a

Mean

1.979

1.409

Min

1.0

1.0

Max

2.5

2.0

Vx (ft/d) a

Mean

0.67

0.67

Min

0.54

0.54

Max

0.80

0.80

Dx (ft2/d) a

Mean

67

67

Min

47

47

Max

87

87

Dy (ft2/d) a

Mean

6.7

6.7

Min

4.7

4.7

Max

8.7

8.7

a The sample size of Monte Carlo simulations is 5000, the probability distribution is normal distribution and the variance is estimated by [10% (Max - Min)]2.


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