Flow and contaminant transport in fractured rock / edited by Jacob Bear, Chin-Fu Tsang, Ghislain de Marsily
- San Diego : Academic Press, 
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- xii, 560 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Bear, Jacob
Marsily, Ghislain de.
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- MODELING FLOW AND CONTAMINANT TRANSPORT IN FRACTURED ROCKS / J. Bear: Flow models -- Contaminant transport models -- SOLUTE TRANSPORT IN FRACTURED ROCK—APPLICATIONS TO RADIONUCLIDE WASTE REPOSITORIES / Ivars Neretnieks: Some concepts of flow of water in fractured rock -- Some concepts of transport and interaction of dissolved species in fractured rock -- Emerging concepts of channeling -- Data needs and approaches to obtain data -- Diffusion in the rock matrix -- Flow and transport in individual fractures -- Large scale flow and tracer experiments -- SOLUTE TRANSPORT THROUGH FRACTURE NETWORKS / Leslie Smith and Franklin W. Schwartz: Field observations and laboratory experiments -- Transport in individual fractures -- Mixing at fracture intersections -- Two-dimensional discrete fracture models -- Three-dimensional network models -- Continuum models of solute transport in fracture networks -- STOCHASTIC MODELS OF FRACTURE SYSTEMS AND THEIR USE IN FLOW AND TRANSPORT MODELING / Jean-Paul Chiles and Ghislain de Marsily: Mathematical morphology approach -- Types of survey -- Statistical study of the fractures -- Basic network models -- Fractal approach -- Geostatistical approach -- More general network models -- Conditioning to the data -- Correlation between sets -- The single fracture -- From fracture system geometry to connectivity and flow -- Percolation theory and connectivity -- Use of stochastic fracture network models for flow problems -- Use of stochastic fracture network models for transport problems -- Other stochastic fracture models --
TRACER TRANSPORT IN FRACTURE SYSTEMS / Chin-Fu Tsang: Variable aperture nature of rock fractures -- Flow and transport in single fractures -- Flow and transport through three-dimensional variable aperture fracture networks -- Analysis of a tracer transport experiment in fractured rocks -- MULTIPHASE FLOW IN FRACTURED PETROLEUM RESERVOIRS / H. Kazemi and J.R. Gilman: Idealizations of petroleum reservoirs -- Mathematical formulations -- Finite-difference grid system for various reservoir idealizations -- Solution of mathematical equations -- Effect of fracture flow gradients on fluid displacement in the rock matrix -- Gravity/capillary displacement calculations in the rock matrix -- Special topics -- UNSATURATED FLOW IN FRACTURED POROUS MEDIA / J.S.Y. Wang and T.N. Narasimhan: Conceptual model for moisture movement in fractured, porous tuff: fracture flow vs. matrix flow -- Drainage responses of a fractured tuff column: dynamic interaction between discrete fractures and porous matrix -- Vertical infiltrations through welded-nonwelded units: maintenance of unsaturated state -- Distribution of fluid near a fault zone: possibility of lateral row -- Statistical analyses of tuff and soil data: variability of hydrological parameters in different media -- SIMULATION OF FLOW AND TRANSPORT IN FRACTURED POROUS MEDIA / G.F. Pinder, P.S. Huyakorn, and E.A. Sudicky: Historical perspective -- Mathematical formulation -- A SUMMARY OF FIELD TEST METHODS IN FRACTURED ROCKS / P. Jouanna: Introduction to the investigation of fractured rocks -- Observation of a fractured system by 2D investigation methods -- Mass transfer: hydraulic methods -- Mass transfer: chemical methods -- Heat transfer: thermal methods -- Momentum transfer methods -- Electrical methods -- Electromagnetic methods for inner investigation -- Potential methods -- Case studies.
- 0120839806 (acid-free paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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