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Wicking in Porous Materials

Traditional and Modern Modeling Approaches, 1st Edition

Edited by Reza Masoodi, Krishna M. Pillai

CRC Press

380 pages

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A comprehensive presentation of wicking models developed in academia and industry, Wicking in Porous Materials: Traditional and Modern Modeling Approaches contains some of the most important approaches and methods available, from the traditional Washburn-type models to the latest Lattice-Boltzmann approaches developed during the last few years. It

Table of Contents

Traditional Theories of Wicking: Capillary Models. Wicking in Absorbent Swelling Porous Materials. Evaporation and Wicking. Pore-Network Modeling of Wicking; A Two-Phase Flow Approach. A Fractal Based Approach to Model Wicking. Simulating Fluid Wicking into Porous Media with the Lattice Boltzmann Method.

About the Editors

Dr. Krishna M. Pillai is Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Dr. Reza Masoodi is a research associate at the Laboratory for Flow and Transport Studies in Porous Media at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science
TEC055000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Textiles & Polymers