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Transfers in porous media

Quintard, Michel Transfers in porous media. (2015) Special Topics & Reviews in Porous Media: An International Journal, 6 (2). 91-108. ISSN 2151-4798

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1615/SpecialTopicsRevPorousMedia.2015013158

Abstract

Modelling heat transfer in porous media requires to take into account multiple-scale aspects inherent to porous media structures. Several methodologies have been developed to upscale the equations at a lower-scale and to obtain upper-scale models as it is outlined in a brief review based on a simple heat conduction example proposed in the first part of this paper. The more general and classical problem of heat transfer in porous media is reviewed in this paper with the emphasis on the fact that different behaviours and hence different models emerge at a given macro-scale, depending on the interplay of the various characteristic times and lengths characterizing the problem. Various classes of models are discussed and their relation ships outlined. Extensions to more complicated problems of heat transfer in porous media are discussed: coupling with mass diffusion, effect of heat sources, radiation, boiling, etc.

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Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - Toulouse INP (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UT3 (FRANCE)
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