Pore-scale modelling of mass transfer from non-aqueous phase liquids

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We use a stagnant-layer diffusion concept for mass transfer across individual fluid-fluid interfaces at the pore scale, coupled to a capillary displacement model in a pore network. Mass fluxes are computed across each interface, then transport equations are solved in the pore network to determine concentrations in the aqueous-phase. The model is used to predict dissolution fronts developed by flushing water through a porous medium initially at residual NAPL saturation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)587-590
Number of pages4
JournalIAHS-AISH Publication
StatePublished - 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Oceanography
  • Water Science and Technology


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