Article : Experimental evidence of the double-porosity effects in geomaterials
Authors : Shiuly, ADepartment of Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India, Kumar, VDepartment of Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India, Narayan, J.P.Department of Earthquake Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India, email@example.com, Mousavian, R.Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, R_mousavian@yahoo.com, Hossainali, M.M.Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Hossainali@kntu.ac.ir, Wiszniowski, J.Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland, firstname.lastname@example.org, Plesiewicz, B.M.Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland, Trojanowski, J.Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland, Agh-Atabai, M.Department of Geology, Faculty of Sciences, Golestan University, Gorgan, Iran, email@example.com, Mirabedini, M.S.Department of Geology, Faculty of Sciences, Golestan University, Gorgan, Iran, firstname.lastname@example.org, Rashed, M.Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Earth Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt, email@example.com, Muduli, P.KDepartment of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India, firstname.lastname@example.org, Das, S.K.Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India, email@example.com, Liu, H.School of Information Engineering, China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China, Jerryliu1103@gmail.com, Lei, XSchool of Information Engineering, China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China, Mao, CResearch Institute of Exploration and Development, DianQianGui Oil Company, Sinopec Group, Kunming, Yunnan, China, Li, S.Research Institute of Exploration and Development, QingHai Oil Company, CNPC, Dunhuang, Gansu, China, Chou, P.-YGeotechnical Engineering Research Center, Sinotech Engineering Consultants, Inc., Taipei, Taiwan, firstname.lastname@example.org, Hsu, S.-MGeotechnical Engineering Research Center, Sinotech Engineering Consultants, Inc., Taipei, Taiwan, email@example.com, Chen, P.-JGeotechnical Engineering Research Center, Sinotech Engineering Consultants, Inc., Taipei, Taiwan, firstname.lastname@example.org, Lin, J.-J.Geotechnical Engineering Research Center, Sinotech Engineering Consultants, Inc., Taipei, Taiwan, email@example.com, Lo, H.-CGeotechnical Engineering Research Center, Sinotech Engineering Consultants, Inc., Taipei, Taiwan, firstname.lastname@example.org, Zamani, ADepartment of Earth Sciences, College of Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, email@example.com, Azar, A.PDepartment of Earth Sciences, College of Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, firstname.lastname@example.org, Safavi, A.A.School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, email@example.com, Samui, P.Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Management, VIT University, Vellore, India, firstname.lastname@example.org, Kim, D.Department of Civil Engineering, Kunsan National University, Kunsan, Jeonbuk, South Korea, email@example.com, Kundzewicz, Z.WInstitute for Agricultural and Forest Environment, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland, firstname.lastname@example.org, Pińskwar, I.Institute for Agricultural and Forest Environment, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland, Choryński, A.Institute for Agricultural and Forest Environment, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland, Stoffel, MInstitute of Geological Sciences, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland, Ruiz-Villanueva, VInstitute of Geological Sciences, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland, Ballesteros-Canovas, J.AInstitute of Geological Sciences, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland, Kaczka, R.JUniversity of Silesia, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Sosnowiec, Poland, Niedźwiedź, TUniversity of Silesia, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Sosnowiec, Poland, Łupikasza, EUniversity of Silesia, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Sosnowiec, Poland, Czajka, B.University of Silesia, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Sosnowiec, Poland, Małarzewski, Ł.University of Silesia, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Sosnowiec, Poland, Janecka, KUniversity of Silesia, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Sosnowiec, Poland, Wyżga, BUniversity of Silesia, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Sosnowiec, Poland, Mikuś, P.University of Silesia, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Sosnowiec, Poland, Ngoc, T.DInstitut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centre Eau Terre Environnement (INRS-ETE), Québec, Canada, email@example.com, Lewandowska, J.Laboratoire de Mécanique et Génie Civil (LMGC), Montpellier, France, firstname.lastname@example.org, Bertin, H.Laboratoire I2M-TREFLE Université de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France, email@example.com,
Abstract : Double-porosity is an important characteristic of microstructure in a large range of geomaterials. It designs porous media with connected fissures/fractures or aggregated soils. The origin of double-porosity can be natural or/and it can result from mechanical, chemical or biological damage. The presence of double-porosity can significantly affect the behaviour of geomaterials. In this paper we provide an experimental evidence of the double-porosity effects by performing laboratory experiments. Series of tracer dispersion experiments (in saturated and unsaturated steady-state water flow conditions) in a physical model of double-porosity geomaterial were carried out. For the comparative purposes, experiments of the same type were also performed in a singleporosity model medium. The results clearly showed that the doubleporosity microstructure leads to the non-Fickian behaviour of the tracer (early breakthrough and long tail) in both saturated and unsaturated cases.
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Qute : Shiuly, A ,Kumar, V ,Narayan, J.P. ,Mousavian, R. ,Hossainali, M.M. ,Wiszniowski, J. ,Plesiewicz, B.M. ,Trojanowski, J. ,Agh-Atabai, M. ,Mirabedini, M.S. ,Rashed, M. ,Muduli, P.K ,Das, S.K. ,Liu, H. ,Lei, X ,Mao, C ,Li, S. ,Chou, P.-Y ,Hsu, S.-M ,Chen, P.-J ,Lin, J.-J. ,Lo, H.-C ,Zamani, A ,Azar, A.P ,Safavi, A.A. ,Samui, P. ,Kim, D. ,Kundzewicz, Z.W ,Pińskwar, I. ,Choryński, A. ,Stoffel, M ,Ruiz-Villanueva, V ,Ballesteros-Canovas, J.A ,Kaczka, R.J ,Niedźwiedź, T ,Łupikasza, E ,Czajka, B. ,Małarzewski, Ł. ,Janecka, K ,Wyżga, B ,Mikuś, P. ,Ngoc, T.D ,Lewandowska, J. ,Bertin, H. ,Bertin, H. , Experimental evidence of the double-porosity effects in geomaterials. Acta Geophysica Vol. 62, no. 3/2014