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Principles and Applications of Time Domain Electrometry in Geoenvironmental Engineering

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ISBN 9780415411295
Published July 24, 2006 by CRC Press
622 Pages

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Time domain electrometry (TDE) is a general term which includes time domain reflectrometry and time domain transmissiometry. It is a commercially-viable technique for leak detection, contaminant monitoring, and moisture content determination in contaminant transport modelling. Under demographic pressure, contaminated sites are increasingly being re-developed for domestic and industrial use; and this presents an urgent need for reliable, non-intrusive and integrated methods of subsurface characterization, detection and monitoring of organic and inorganic pollutants, soil moisture content and salinity. This book provides an overview of the potential application of TDE in geoenvironmental engineering and describes the geophysical methods used.

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  • Chapter 1: Use of time domain electrometry in geoenvironmental engineering
  • Chapter 2: Surface monitoring techniques 
  • Chapter 3: Subsurface monitoring techniques
  • Chapter 4: Fundamentals of electromagnetics
  • Chapter 5: Time-varying fields and maxwell’s equations
  • Chapter 6: Electromagnetic wave propagation 
  • Chapter 7: Transmission lines
  • Chapter 8: Design of time domain electrometry (TDE) systems
  • Chapter 9: Signal and system analysis
  • Chapter 10: Electrical properties of subsurface materials
  • Chapter 11: Soil magnetic properties
  • Chapter 12: Soil dielectric permittivity
  • Chapter 13: Soil moisture content
  • Chapter 14: Detection and monitoring of solute transport in soils
  • Chapter 15: Detection and monitoring of nonaqueous phase liquids in soils
  • Appendix A: Vector analysis
  • Appendix B: Vector calculus
  • Appendix C: Complex numbers
  • Appendix D: Phasors
  • Appendix E: Debye equation
  • Appendix F: Dielectric mixture rules 



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