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Drying of Porous Media

Shokri, Nima and Or, Dany and Weisbrod, Noam and Prat, Marc Drying of Porous Media. (2015) Transport in Porous Media, 110 (2). 171-173. ISSN 0169-3913

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11242-015-0577-7

Abstract

Drying of porous media is part of our daily experience, yet this common process is central to many environmental and engineering applications ranging from soil evaporation affecting hydrological water balance and climatic processes, to the drying of food and building materials, and driving plant life through transpiration. Drying rates from porous media may exhibit complex dynamics reflecting internal transport mechanisms and motion of phase change fronts that determine rates of drying and critically affect surface energy partitioning. These interactions and resulting drying dynamics present a challenge to the prediction of drying rates and interplay among mass and energy exchange even for fixed boundary conditions.

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Additional Information:Thanks to Springer editor. The definitive version is available at http://link.springer.com/ The original PDF of the article can be found at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11242-015-0577-7
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)
Other partners > University of Manchester (UNITED KINGDOM)
Other partners > Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - BGU (ISRAEL)
Other partners > Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich - ETHZ (SWITZERLAND)
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Deposited On:09 Jan 2017 10:09

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