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Porous Media: Theory and Experiments


Edited By: Reint De Boer

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #108135 | ISBN: 0792356926
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The volume contains a collection of contributions presented at the Euromech Colloquium 366. The Euromech Colloquium 366, organized by the editor, was held in Essen from June 23-28, 1997. The Colloquium provided a forum for presentation of new scientific results and ideas in the major areas of contemporary research in the field of porous media, on the theoretical as well as on the experimental side. These concern, in particular, transport phenomena in soil mechanics and biomechanics, location phenomena and failure in porous media, continuum- mechanical modeling, dynamics and wave propagation, micromechanical aspects in the porous media theory, drying and swelling processes, phase transitions and the effective stress concept.The excellent scientific contributions to this volume reflect the current state of the porous media theory and provide stimulating suggestions for further development of this field of mechanics, which plays an important role in many branches of engineering, including material science, the petroleum industry, chemical engineering and soil mechanics as well as biomechanics. As there is no comparable book, the readers from the aforementioned fields of engineering and biomechanics will find in this volume a comprehensive overview of the porous media theory and some corresponding experimental results.


Preface; R. De Boer. 1. On the role of the interface mechanical interaction in a gravity-driven shear flow of an ice-till mixture; K. Hutter. 2. A General Nonlinear Mathematical Model For Soil Consolidation Problems; R. Lancellotta. 3. The Peculiarities of Linear Wave Propagation in Double Porous Media; A.A. Gubaidullin. 4. A Micromechanics-based Approach to the Failure of saturated Porous Media; P.De Buhan. 5. Contributions to Theoretical/Experimental Developments in Shock Waves Propagation in Porous Media; S. Sorek. 6. Saturated compressible and incompressible porous solids: Macro- and micromechanical approaches; R. De Boer, A.K. Didwania. 7. Wave Dynamics of Saturated Porous Media and Evolutionary Equations; I.Y. Edelmann. 8. Thermo-Chemo-Electro-Mechanical Formulation of saturated Charged Porous Solids; J.M. Huyghe. 9.Transport of Multi-electrolytes in Charged Hydrated Biological Soft Tissues; V.C. Mow. 10. Localization Phenomena in Liquid-saturated and Empty Porous Solids; W. Ehlers, W. Volk. 11. Finite Elastic Deformations in Liquid-Saturated and Empty Porous Solids; W. Ehlers, G. Eipper. 12. A Micropolar Theory of Porous Media: Constitutive Modelling; S. Diebels. 13. Propagation and evolation of wave fronts in two-phases porous media; Z. Liu, R.De Boer. 14. Computer Simulation of Drying. Optimal Control; S.J. Kowalski, A. Rybicki. 15. Deformations and Stresses in Dried Wood; S.J. Kowalski, G. Musielak. 16. Phase Transitions in gas and liquid-saturated porous media; R. De Boer,J. Bluhm. A simple model for fluid-filled open-cell foam; U. Dunger. 18. Quasistatic and dynamic behaviour of saturated porous media with incompressible constituents; S. Breuer. 19. A linear theory of porous elastic solids; P. Giovine. Derivation of Matching Conditions at the Contact Surface Between Fluid-Saturated Porous Solid and Bulk Fluid; M. Cieszko, J. Kubik.

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