Radionuclides Migration in Fractured Porous Rock: Analytical Solutions for Various Boundary Conditions

Numerical Studies of Radionuclide Migration in Layered Porous Media

Pressure-Driven Gas Flow in Heated, Partially-Saturated Porous Media

Studies of Non-Isothermal Flow in Saturated And Partially Saturated Porous Media

Modeling Heretogeneous Unsaturated Porous Media Flow at Yucca Mountain

Computer Model for Infiltration System Design
This paper describes a personal computer model which was developed to assist in the design and analysis of infiltration systems. The systems included in the model are infiltration basins,...

Immiscible Organic Liquid Recovery Using Unconfined Membranes
Hydrophobic hollow fiber micropourous membranes have been characterized and applied to the problem of separating and recovering low density hydrocarbons from water surfaces. The merits...

A Control Volume Finite Element Method for the Solution of 2-D Overland Flow Problems
This article introduces the Control Volume Finite Element Method (CVFEM) for the solution of 2-D overland flow problems. The CVFEM integrates the advantages of both Finite Element (FE)...

Permeability Measurements for the Modelling of Wave Action On and In Porous Structures

Chloride Diffusivity Computation for Cement Paste

Radionuclide Migration to the Aquifer Through the Porous Medium
Time dependent doses of radionuclides from a waste container to the aquifer through porous medium are analyzed for (1) congruently released transuranic elements such as Np-237 and (2)...

Investigation of Fracture-Matrix Interaction: Preliminary Experiments in a Simple System
Paramount to the modeling of unsaturated flow and transport through fractured porous media is a clear understanding of the processes controlling fracture-matrix interaction. As a first...

Testing Models of Flow and Transport in Unsaturated Porous Media
The design of an intermediate-scale flow and transport experiment in an unsaturated porous media is described. This experiment will be conducted a 3-m-diameter by 6-m-long caisson filled...

Diffusion of Carbon Dioxide Through Layers of the Unsaturated Zone at Yucca Mountain
The estimation of diffusive transport of gases through tuffs is important in order to asses the Yucca Mountain as an environmentally safe and acceptable repository for spent fuel and high-level...

Modelling Colloidal Transport of Radionuclides Through Porous Media
General acknowledgement of the potential role of colloids in enhancing radionuclide transport has prompted the preliminary development of a mechanistic colloid transport model as part...

Full-Field Dye Concentration Measurement Within Saturated/Unsaturated Thin Slabs of Porous Media
This paper presents a full-field dye concentration measurement technique that extends our experimental capabilities to the measurement of transient dye concentration fields within steady...

Determination of Water Content in Unsaturated Flow Experiments Using TDR and Capacitance
Electromagnetic techniques have been used for many years for the determination of moisture content in materials. We are adapting two of these techniques to the estimation of moisture in...

Diffusion of Sorbing and Non-Sorbing Radionuclides
Diffusion is considered one of the most important retardation mechanisms in fractured media. The diffusion experiments conducted involved solid tuff and groundwater from Yucca Mountain....

Characterization of Porosity in Support of Mechanical Property Analysis
Previous laboratory investigations of tuff have shown that porosity has a dominant, general effect on mechanical properties. As a result, it is very important for the interpretation of...

Flow Visualization and Relative Permeability Measurements in Rough-Walled Fractures
Two-phase (gas-liquid) flow experiments were done in a natural rock fracture and transparent replicas of natural fractures. Liquid was injected at constant volume flow rate, and gas was...

 

 

 

 

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