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Experimental and Numerical Study of the Salt Dissolution in Porous Media

  • F. Dorai
  • G. Debenest
  • H. Luo
  • H. Davarzani
  • R. Bouhlila
  • F. Laouafa
  • M. Quintard
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics book series (PROMS, volume 28)

Abstract

Dissolution in porous media is a complex phenomenon. In most of the approaches, density variations are ignored but they generate important convection structures like those presented in [5]. In this chapter, our aim is to develop an experimental approach in order to validate our numerical tool. To do so, we will make use of local measurments using microtomography in order to get the surface evolution of the dissolved medium. We will also get some results about the weight losses of salt dissolved and then try to compare to those predicted by numerical simulations.

Keywords

Porous Medium Adaptative Mesh Refinement Dissolution Model Salt Dissolution Dissolution Front 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Dorai
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Debenest
    • 2
  • H. Luo
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • H. Davarzani
    • 2
  • R. Bouhlila
    • 1
  • F. Laouafa
    • 5
  • M. Quintard
    • 2
  1. 1.Université de Tunis El-Manar, ENIT LMHETunisTunisia
  2. 2.Université de Toulouse; INPT, UPS; IMFTToulouseFrance
  3. 3.CNRS IMFTToulouseFrance
  4. 4.IMFT-GEMPToulouseFrance
  5. 5.INERIS, Parc technologique ALATAVerneuil-en-HalatteFrance

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