Natural and Engineered Clay Barriers, Volume 6 by Christophe Tournassat, Carl I. Steefel, Ian C. Bourg, Faïza

By Christophe Tournassat, Carl I. Steefel, Ian C. Bourg, Faïza Bergaya

Clays are used as limitations for the isolation of landfills and infected websites. they're predicted as long term garage media for unsafe fabrics and radioactive wastes, and as seals in relation to geological CO2 sequestration or power garage. Clay houses enormously impression the integrity, potency, and defense of those applications. 

Natural and Engineered Clay Barriers offers a transparent view of the elemental houses of clay fabrics and the way those homes impact their engineering functions. This quantity specializes in how the mass move houses (hydraulic permeability, gasoline fluxes, molecular diffusion, semi-permeable membrane properties), geochemical reactivity (adsorption, dissolution) and mechanical homes of clay obstacles on the macroscale are encouraged through phenomena that take place at clay mineral - water interfaces.

  • Examines clay homes from the molecular to the macroscopic scale
  • Addresses experimental and modeling issues
  • Authored by way of specialists within the houses of clay barriers

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